Under supervision of Social Worker II or other Masters'-level staff, in accord with the standards of the social work profession and requirements of the funding source, responsible for:
The provision of In-Home and In-Office Assessment of the social and emotional needs of the older adult client and his family, utilizing prescribed standardized assessment instruments (i.e. PHQ-9, NSI); securing, where appropriate, the assistance of other social work and/or other professional consultants.
The development and implementation of a written case plan for the provision of the full range of social services for the older adult client(s) and family, including:
Individual and family counseling and guidance in the resolution of problems of the client(s) and family.
The provision of appropriate information to clients and collaterals regarding the normal physical, social and psychological development of individuals, challenges to functioning presented by conditions of impairment, disease, social stresses and dysfunction; and ways of coping and preserving individual functioning and autonomy.
The provision of specific information about health, welfare, education and recreation services available to serve the older client.
Referral and cooperative relationships with other community agencies, to meet the needs of clients.