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Job Title:Director, Social Services Unit
Class Code:116328

Job Summary

To direct the social service component of the Children and Youth Project and to provide direct casework counseling to clients and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide direct casework counseling services to medical and social high risk children, their parents and other family members to help them in meeting special needs and in coping with related problems.

Refer clients to local agencies as needed.

Establish and implement goals and objectives of Social Services Unit of Children and Youth Project, including planning for continuous provision of social services and developing and encouraging new treatment approaches.

Participate in patient staffing conferences.

Provide instruction in the area of social services to medical and social work students and other allied health personnel.

Interview, select, train, and evaluate support staff.

Provide a home visitation service to parents of C & Y clients.

Screen for potentially eligible registrants at Humana Hospital University.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Master's degree in Social Work.

Experience

Four years of experience in Social Service Agency Work.

Supervisor Title(s)

Medical Director, Child and Youth Project

Subordinate Title(s)

various