State of Georgia Social Service Provider (RARC) - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY in Muscogee, Georgia

LIMITED TO INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Manages, coordinates and directs the social service activities of a program. Provide persons, families, or vulnerable populations with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses, physical or developmental disabilities. Provides patient education and counseling, advises caregivers, and makes necessary referrals for other social services. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Acts as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve crisis. Counsels clients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life. Identify environmental impediments to client of patient progress through interviews and review of patient records. May administer and coordinate services and activities of a specialized program. Monitors, evaluates, and records client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan. Organizes support groups or counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client. Performs clinical assessments of the behavioral health needs of consumers presenting for services. Provides case management services related to identified treatment needs. Provides training to direct care staff in implementing behavior modification techniques and treatment plans. Refers client or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education

Master-s degree with license and Three years of postgraduate related experience, with at least one year being in a supervisory role OR Master-s degree and Three years experience at the lower level or position equivalent (HCP122) Note: Some positions may require licensure or certification

Job: *Healthcare

Organization: *Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

Title: Social Service Provider (RARC) - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Location: GA-Muscogee-Columbus

Requisition ID: HEA03IT