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POSITION TITLE: Clinical Social Worker
REPORTS TO: Program Director
ORGANIZATION: VIP Community Services is dedicated to changing lives and transforming our community. We offer a continuum of services to individuals with histories of chemical dependency. Our client-centered approach empowers people to take charge of their lives and discover their personal paths to self-sufficiency. Please visit www.vipservices.org to learn more.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Program Director, the Clinical Social Worker will assist homeless women with a primary diagnosis of serious and persistent mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse to restore or enhance their capacity for social functioning, while creating societal conditions favorable to their goals. The Clinical Social Worker must be able to independently assess the psychosocial functioning and needs of clients to formulate and implement a treatment plan, identifying the client’s problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills and assistance needed. The must have knowledge of community resources, how to make appropriate referrals to community and other governmental agencies for services, and ability to coordinate services.