- Clinical Casework Assistant II
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is mid-level casework assigned to a program for persons with mental illness and/or developmental or physical disabilities.
Assists professional clinical staff by securing social and environmental information from clients and their families through interviews and home visits; compiles case histories.
Obtains, refers, or provides services to clients to alleviate social, environmental, and economic problems.
Assists professional clinical social service staff by participating in the evaluation and treatment of clients.
Functions in an assistant caseworker capacity as a member of an admission and/or treatment team; explains the treatment purpose to clients and their families; provides other treatment staff with clients' social information.
Establishes communication for clients with relatives, employers, and representatives of other agencies.
Refers clients and their families to other agencies for additional and/or different services; cooperates with these agencies to obtain needed services.
Attends treatment planning sessions required for cooperative planning; participates within limits of professional growth and skill.
Serves as liaison between the program and other treatment providers, community groups, and social service agencies.
Performs work under close supervision on complex assignments; functions with limited independence on more routine assignments.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Two or more years of experience as a Clinical Casework Assistant I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; and,
24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited school of Social Work.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or a closely related field; and,
One or more years of clinical casework experience under the supervision of a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) prepared supervisor.
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Intermediate knowledge of interviewing and information gathering techniques.
Intermediate knowledge of individual, family, and group behavior.
Intermediate knowledge of available community resources.
Intermediate knowledge of current social and economic challenges.
Ability to evaluate services and clients' needs, functioning level, and progress.
Ability to understand medical and treatment records, progress notes, and other related information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, family members, employers, agency representatives, and the general public.
Ability to communicate effectively.
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