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Clinical Social Worker (40 Hour)

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

Location: New Haven, CT


The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is seeking an experienced Clinical Social Worker to join their team. The successful candidate will have experience in the provision of adult outpatient behavioral health services, in Spanish.

FACILITY: Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC)
UNIT: Substance Abuse Treatment Unit (SATU)
ADDRESS: 1 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT
SCHEDULE: Full-Time, 40 hours per week, first shift, 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
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.
Care for both English-speaking and mono-lingual Hispanic adults with cultural competence;
Conduct telephone and walk-in screenings to determine eligibility for services and/or service needs;
Utilize interviewing and assessment skills to gather developmental, social, clinical, and legal history for the purpose of evaluation, treatment, and disposition planning for assigned clients;
Provide case management services and provide ongoing individual, family and/or group treatment;
Develop knowledge regarding the types of substance abuse services and resources available in the community and assist clients to access and utilize needed services and resources to facilitate treatment and discharge planning;
Develop, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of recovery-oriented, client-centered treatment plans;
Attend all clinical rounds and treatment planning meetings and routinely review work with a supervisor and/or other appropriate staff to ensure quality of care; and
Ensure that all clinical documentation is completed in a thorough and timely manner, in accordance with CMHC guidelines and the guidelines.
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.

CMHC is an urban community mental health center with an exceptional 50-year tradition of serving individuals with serious mental illness. We aim to treat people with mental illness in their communities, to provide a place for researchers from many fields to find new treatments, and to teach professionals in the care of mental illness.