Bancroft NeuroHealth

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor

Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
Requisition ID
2019-6847
Category
Rehabilitation Therapy
Status
Full Time

Overview

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) Supervisor to join our team in Mt Laurel, NJ

 

 

Responsibilities

  • 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. Provides Supervision to Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapist/Specialists, Social Work Interns, Music Therapist, and LCSWs.
  • Develops and implements cognitive rehabilitation programs for individual persons served under the supervision of a qualified licensed professional, in collaboration with the Transdisciplinary team (TDT), 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. 
  • Provides direct psychological therapy, treatment services, and intervention to persons served:
    • 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
    • Provides individual and group psychotherapy;
    • Plans and schedules frequency and duration of sessions in accordance with individual needs;
      Utilizes appropriate therapeutic techniques based on the diagnostic, cognitive, psychological,
      communication, physical abilities, and learning capacity of the individual served;
    • 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 training on a variety of topics and specific to psychological services and social work to staff members regarding the implementation and monitoring of treatment plans, behavior plans, cognitive remediation plans, etc.;
    • May accompany persons served to psychiatric/neurological medical appointments in tandem with the nurse, residential direct care staff, parents/guardians, etc.
    • Provides crisis intervention, as needed, through counseling, de-escalation techniques,risk assessment, staff support, and assistance. May determine need for physical restraint, operating in accordance with approved DDD regulations.
    • Practices from a culturally responsive and socially competent framework that is aligned with National Association of Social Work (NASW) Code of Ethics
    • Works to maintain the confidentiality of information obtained from a client in the course of performing social work that is aligned with the most current New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners’ Regulations and Laws 
    • Attends TDT meetings, IPP meetings and rehabilitation conferences.
    • May oversee development and implementation of individual behavior plans and protocols.
  • Provides direct and consultative treatment services in cognitive rehabilitation to persons served:
    • Effectively utilizes available information regarding therapy and treatment for each person served. Develops cognitive rehabilitation and treatment-specific goals and objectives; 
    • Assists program management in the design of functional and compensation strategies that enhances learning and creates an environment best suited to individual profile and needs.  
    • Plans and conducts individual and group sessions to provide direct treatment, therapy, and/or special rehabilitation skills to persons served in day treatment and residential settings;
    • 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 limit;
    • Plans and schedules frequency and duration of sessions in accordance with individual needs;
    • Provides suggestions regarding the utilization of techniques and/or materials to support and enhance cognitive abilities; identifies barriers that may impede individual progress, and recommends environmental accommodations to support functioning and facilitate the carryover of treatment goals;
    • Demonstrates and instructs persons served and staff in the proper use of functional and adaptive equipment, devices and cognitive rehabilitation techniques; 
    • Provides training on a variety of topics and specific to cognitive rehabilitation to persons served, cognitive rehabilitation specialists and staff members regarding the implementation and monitoring of treatment plans, etc.
  • Working with Trans-Disciplinary team members, participates in diagnostic assessments of need for cognitive rehabilitation treatment and services and develops treatment plans for individual persons served:Assists in determining the need for cognitive rehabilitation treatment for each person served;
    • Assists in determining the need for cognitive rehabilitation treatment for each person served;
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    • Participates in the review of individual records, administration of standardized/formal/informal testing, conducting of specialized screenings, etc., and provides recommendations for service delivery;
    • May perform assessment of the individual’s daily living activities within the Bancroft residential setting to determine individual capabilities, limitations, and rehabilitation needs;
    • Based on assessment, develops and modifies treatment plans based upon the individual’s abilities. 
    • As requested by team members, provides reassessment of persons served, focusing on targeted areas of need at established intervals;
    • Plans and develops goals specific to cognitive rehabilitation treatments that are achievable, functional, measurable, and will be effectively utilized in each individual’s rehabilitation program.
  • Supervises Cognitive Rehabiitation Specailists, Social Work Interns, Music Therapist, and LCSWs. 
    • Provides operational and clinical supervision to assigned Cognitive Rehabilitation Specialists, Social Work Graduate Level Interns, and LCSW
    • Manages productivity to meet departmental goals.
    • Guides and Participates in the Clinical Quality Outcomes for Service Line.
  • Contributes in facilitating a team approach to program development, implementation, and monitoring by effectively collaborating with all specialty/clinical disciplines, parents/guardians, residential and day program staff, etc., to identify and best meet the individual rehabilitation needs of each person served.
  • Provides guidance and support to Day Treatment Rogram to ensure clinical quality for Day programing.
  • Utilizes a system of documentation that is professional, efficent, accountable, and conforms to federal and state regulations and Bancroft policies and procedures; develops and maintains progress reports, session notes, treatment summary reports, etc.

 

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Work required.  Prior experience working with neurologically-impaired individuals preferred.  Must meet the certification criteria as defined by the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation,  receive ACBIS certification within 6 months of hire and maintain LCSW license. 

Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood required.  Knowledge of the administration, indications and contra-indications of various cognitive rehabilitation techniques and the ability to instruct individuals in the proper use of facilities and equipment required.  

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.

 

EEO Statement

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.

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