FORENSIC SOCIAL WORKER|
Dolores Andrews LCSW PC
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MSW, LMSW OR LCSW (ONLY) - W/CHILD WELFARE PREVENTIVE/PROTECTIVE EXPERIENCE & FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES. We need social workers with full week day availability – about 15 to 20 hrs.a week (or more) for small family forensic social work practice. We serve respondents/petitioners or subject children, primarily involved in Kings County & Queens County Family Court cases (neglect, abuse, adoption, foster care, visitation, custody, delinquency, PINS, TPR, etc.).
•consult with attorneys
•assess client services needed; refer, link & assist to negotiate systems, community–based programs, entitlements & resources (domestic violence, parenting skills, substance abuse, anger management, mental health, medical, educational, etc.).
•attend court hearings & collateral agency case conferences
•make home & field visits in diverse, multi-cultural communities
•escort clients to appointments as needed, etc.
•follow-up to monitor attendance, compliance and completion of mandated service plans
•submit timely summaries
•Knowedgeable about family court system
•Reliable self-starters, working independently w/minimal supervision
•Excellent interviewing, communication, writing skills
•Excellent psycho-social assessment skills in family dynamics & permanency planning, etc.
•NOT currently employed full time elsewhere (incl. NYC Children’s Services or contract agencies)
•REQUIRED-car (mandatory - only those with car will be considered), driver's license, cell phone, fax, computer
Country: United States