Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.
We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.
As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone. Bancroft is looking for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join our team in Mt Laurel, NJ
Provides direct, consultative, and supportive assessment and therapeutic services in psychotherapy and cognitive rehabilitation therapy to persons served and outpatients to enhance individual potential for learning and to meet the specific rehabilitation needs of persons served.
1. Implements clinical services for individual persons served under the direct supervision of an LCSW, in collaboration with the Trans-disciplinary team (IDT), and in accordance with regulations, standards, and guidelines defined by the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), the Individual Program Plan (IPP), Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), and established Bancroft policies and procedures.
2. Provides direct and consultative psychological services, treatments, and intervention in accordance with regulations, standards, and guidelines defined by the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners’ Regulations and Laws, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Individual Program Plan (IPP), and established Bancroft policies and procedures.
3. Provides direct psychological therapy, treatment services, and intervention to persons served:
o Conducts clinical assessment of the differential, individualized and accurate and identification of the psychosocial/behavioral/spiritual factors of individuals, groups, and families for the purpose of individualized treatment plan
o Provides individual and group psychotherapy;
o Plans and schedules frequency and duration of sessions in accordance with individual needs;
o Utilizes appropriate therapeutic techniques based on the diagnostic, cognitive, psychological,
communication, physical abilities, and learning capacity of the individual served;
o Prompts and/or assists each person in the achievement of goals while actively encouraging the independence and competency of each person within his/her ability level;
Provides consultative services in psychological services to Trans-Disciplinary Team (TDT) and other staff members,persons served family members, and residential direct care givers (both within and outside of the Bancroft organization).
4. Facilitates a team approach to program development, implementation, and monitoring by effectively collaborating with all specialty/clinical disciplines, residential, vocational, staff, and families to identify and best meet the individual rehabilitation needs of each person served.
5.Provides case management to persons served, including, but not limited to, referrals to appropriate community agencies and acts as a liaison between Bancroft and external case managers and funders.
6. Provides ongoing technical support to, and serves as a member of the TDT; e.g., residential staff members,family members, healthcare personnel, etc., regarding behavior intervention programs. Formulates methods and techniques for use by TDT to ensure a functionally-sound behavior plan, as needed for persons served in accordance with the IPP.
7. May provide professional guidance by serving as a member of the Behavior Management Committee, presenting behavior management plans to the Committee and/or Human Rights Committee, contributing to staff learning and ensuring cohesive delivery of behavioral, educational, vocational, and recreational services for each person served.
8. Follows state-approved emergency procedures and utilizes Bancroft-approved crisis intervention techniques at all times.
9. Remains current with required training certifications, meets state-regulated licensing and regulatory accreditations, and adheres to mandatory requirements.
10. Maintains levels of supervision as defined in behavior plans; e.g., Individual Program Plan (IPP), Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP), Individual Education Plan (IEP), Individual Service Plan (ISP), etc., when applicable.
Education & Experience:
Master’s degree in Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required with a strong desire to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team required. Ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Attainment of CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification within first 90 days of employment required. Valid driver’s license required in incumbent’s legal name and current address with no provisional restrictions. Minimum 18 years of age required.
An incumbent in this position who has graduated from an accredited college with a Master’s degree in Social Work, AND possesses at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or brain injuries may function as a Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP).
Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.