Regional Mental Health Center is seeking a Licensed Social Worker for the Merrillville, IN location.
The Social Worker will be responsible for home-based and office-based therapy (individual and family) with DCS referrals. This position works with children, adolescents, and adults, collaborates with referral sources including DCS, Juvenile Probation and systems of care. Requires ability to diagnose clients utilizing DSM-IV-TR on all 5 Axes, develop treatment plans in accordance with Medicaid and DCS standards containing appropriate goals and objectives. Requires ability to provide professional, clinically sound reports to DCS and during court hearings.
Involves some travel locally to provide direct client care.
Shift: Varies; some evening hours
Benefits: Full Medical, Dental and vision benefits available.
401K, Pension and Wellness Program.
MA/MS in Psychology, Social Work or related clinical field with at least 1 year of experience with target population. Must be licensed as a LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, or license eligible in the State of Indiana. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus.
Must have a valid Drivers license.
Internal Number: REG524
About Regional Mental Health Center
Regional Mental Health Center, is a progressive, not-for-profit, comprehensive community mental health center, with over a dozen locations, located within 45-minutes southeast of downtown Chicago in Northwest Indiana. Regional is part of the system of private non-profit mental health centers that have successfully served Indiana for over 40 years. Regional Mental Health Center offers a comprehensive range of professional services to meet the mental health and addiction treatment needs of adults, children, and families. Services can vary from parenting or stress management classes for the general public, to crisis intervention services or hospitalization for an acute psychiatric episode. As an organization that specializes in providing behavioral health programs, Regional Mental Health Center also provides such services as counseling for marriage, child-related, and aging concerns, as well as treatment for addiction problems and serious mental illness. We provide individual, couple, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacology services at multiple locations. The Strawhun Center in Merrillville, Indiana has an inpatient program, which provides acute hospital care for mild ...to serious psychiatric disorders. Additionally, addictions programs are provided for adults needing residential care or intensive day treatment at both the East Chicago and Merrillville, Indiana locations. Outpatient psychotherapy groups for substance abusers are also provided at multiple locations.