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Clinical Social Worker Associate (40 Hour)

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

Location: Norwich, CT


The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is seeking experienced and qualified Clinical Social Worker Associate to join their team.

FACILITY: Southeastern Mental Health Authority (SMHA)
ADDRESS: 401 West Thames Street, Unit 301, Norwich, CT
UNIT: Mobile Outreach Team (MOT)
SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week, first shift, 8:00am to 4:30pm, every other weekend and holidays as scheduled
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.
Engage in a rewarding career;
Provide support to a division that is passionate about improving the lives of those we serve;
Assist our clients so they can achieve success;
Make a difference in the public sector;
Work together in a collaborative team environment.
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.

SMHA is a community mental health agency operated by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). Its primary goal is to provide high quality behavioral health services to those in our community with mental health and substance use disorders who are 18 years or older and reside in New London County and its surrounding towns. Services, which include case management, outpatient behavioral health, crisis intervention, respite care, and forensic services, are recovery oriented and offered in a trauma informed and culturally sensitive manner.

The Mobile Outreach Team provides a wide range of crisis services: 24-hour crisis assessment and intervention services for people experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse challenges; support phone calls and visits; brief crisis counseling; and referrals to appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the community. The Mobile Outreach Team is able to respond in the community from 8:00am to midnight daily to assist individuals, families and community agencies when an individual is experiencing a psychiatric crisis.