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Clinical Social Worker (40 Hour)

Company: State of Connecticut - Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Location: New Haven, CT


Are you a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) looking for an opportunity to serve your state and help our clients? If so, apply today!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.

To work for a Forbes top company: ‘Forbes’ State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
We offer a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
We encourage a strong work/life balance for all state employees.
We offer opportunities for professional and personal growth.
We have limitless areas for you to perform relevant and significant work.
As a loan forgiveness organization, you may be able to qualify for one or more State or Federal loan forgiveness programs.

We are seeking a Clinical Social Worker to help support our agency.

Facility: Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC)
Program: Community Support Program
Location: 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06457
PCN: 26263
Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week | First shift, 8:30am to 5:00pm

This position is assigned to CMHC’s Community Support Program, providing services to adults with moderate to severe mental health and substance use disorders. The CSW leads designated staff to provide integrated clinical, case management and skill building services to outpatient clients who require these supports to maintain independent living in the community. The CSW works as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team in office and in the community.

Provide individual and group treatment and develop person-centered recovery plans, involving family and other community providers as clinically indicated and agreed upon by the individual in recovery.
Develop crisis response plans, provide crisis assessments and have or complete training required to write LCSW transportation certificates to facilitate hospital evaluations.
Document treatment in clinical records, complete reports in compliance with agency, billing and accrediting bodies and adhere to all CSP fidelity standards, as established by DMHAS.
May participate in agency committees and perform related duties as assigned.
CMHC is an urban community mental health center with an exceptional 50-year tradition of serving individuals with serious mental illness. Founded in 1966, the CMCH cares for more than 5,000 people a year in a variety of services. CMHC treats individuals suffering from severe and persistent psychosis, depression, anxiety, addictions (including alcoholism, cocaine, and gambling) and those with co-existing mental health and addiction problems.