YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST, LATERAL OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY. IF NOT, CLICK ON THE DEPARTMENT LINK BELOW FOR BULLETIN AND EXAM INFORMATION.
***This position is part time .50 working 20 hours per week including weekends.***
Clinical Social Worker (Health/Correctional Facility) - Safety, under general direction in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic, conducts responsible psychiatric social work with and on behalf of mentally, physically, or developmentally disabled persons and their relatives; incumbents conduct assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis, treatment (level of care), and dispositional release; diagnose and/or collaborate in the formulation of a diagnosis; develop, monitor, and modify treatment plans in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team; identify and recommend appropriate services based on assessment and, where applicable, civil or penal code commitment; provide individual and group therapy as delineated in the treatment plan; provide suicide and crisis risk assessment and intervention; participate in risk assessment, evaluation, and recommendation for alternate level of care placement, for release to the community, or other case disposition (with consideration for the risk the patient presents to the community); coordinate discharge planning activities and act as resource on accessing appropriate community support and services to be utilized upon release; respond to requests from clients/patients, family members, courts, and community agencies; provide social work services to family members and community agencies; consult with colleagues and other staff on behavior management treatment issues; prepare verbal and written social work reports and provide court testimony, as required by law and policy, which can be used in all legal jurisdictions; participate in professional meetings, committees, training, and conferences; and participate in research and Quality Assurance and Improvement (QA&I); maintains order and supervises the conduct of inmates and/or youthful offenders; protects and maintains the safety of persons and property and does other related work.
**Through June 30, 2013, full-time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for eight (8) hours of leave. Part-time employees shall be subject to the pay reduction on a pro-rated basis consistent with their time base.**
Benefits Information may be obtained by going to the Department of Personnel Administration website at www.dpa.ca.gov and to the CalPers website for Health Benefits at www.calpers.ca.gov.
In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS must submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std 678), a copy of your valid CSW license (if applicable) and Curriculum Vitae, along with a copy of your most recent performance report:
CCHCS -Cert Unit RJD/9872 P/.50
P.O. Box 10869
Bakersfield, CA 93389-0869
Standard State Application Form (STD 678) available at www.jobs.ca.gov, under How to Apply. A supplemental application is required along with the standard state application. Please email Salina Sanchez at Salina.Sanchez@cdcr.ca.gov to supply you with the supplemental application.
Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.
All Methods of appointment may be considered.
This advertisement will be used for this and other vacancies that may occur during this posting.
This advertisement may be used to fill other tenures and/or timebases.
For information regarding this specific institution, please contact Tamara Fedorsic at (619) 661-8651.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.