Positions in this family are assigned responsibility for providing clinical social services in state facilities, hospitals, clinics, or institutions.
This job family consisted of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for each level, the expertise required for the completion of assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees provide direct supervision to lower level clinical social worker staff. Employees at this level may serve as an assistant to the director of social work in a facility and assist in the management of clinical social work programs. Additional tasks include the supervision, planning and coordinating of individual and family clinical social work services, and monitoring and evaluating service effectiveness. Helps promote a community’s capacity to participate in social change which impacts it’s residents growth, development, and status of health and well-being. Participates in interagency committees or task forces providing input regarding service needs, service delivery coordination, staff training, and client advocacy. Trains and supervises undergraduate/graduate students from an accredited social work program as a practicum instructor. Assists and supports administrative efforts in systems development and community planning.