SOCIAL WORKER, LICENSED LCSW
GEO Secure Services

Folkston, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Facility: FOLKSTON ICE PROCESSING CENTER

Pay: Up To $90,000 BOE

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift: First

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary

This position provides clinical social work associated with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with mental illness and/or individuals who are having problems adjusting due to psychosocial stressors.        

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts assessments and summarizes case information for use in diagnosis, treatment (level of care), and dispositional release.
  • Collaborates with treatment team in the formulation of a mental health diagnosis.
  • Develops, monitors, and modifies treatment plans in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Identifies and recommends appropriate services based on assessment and, where applicable, civil or penal code commitment.
  • Provides individual and group therapy as delineated in the treatment plan.
  • Provides suicide and crisis risk assessments and interventions.
  • Participates in risk assessment, evaluation, and recommendation for alternate level of care placement, for release to the community, or other case disposition (with consideration for the risk the individual presents to the community).
  • Coordinates discharge planning activities and acts as resource on accessing appropriate community support and services to be utilized upon release.
  • Responds to requests from individuals, family members, courts, and community agencies as required.
  • Consults with colleagues and other staff on behavior management treatment issues.
  • Prepares verbal and written social work reports and provides court testimony, if required by law and policy.
  • Participates in professional meetings, committees, training, and conferences as required.
  • Participates in research and Quality Assurance and Improvement (QA&I).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree from an accredited school of social work. Valid license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the state in which the work is performed.
  • Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature of social work with particular reference to clinical social work; psychological or social aspects of mental, developmental and/or physical disabilities.
  • Knowledge of community organization principles; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies; characteristics of mental, developmental, and physical disabilities; current trends in mental health, public health and public welfare, and Federal and State programs in these fields.
  • Ability to utilize and effectively apply the required technical knowledge.
  • Ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of persons contacted within the context of work.
  • Ability to obtain biopsychosocial history and document history appropriately.
  • Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and concise reports.
  • Ability to work with family and community agencies in preparation for
  • Ability to develop and implement programs.
  • Ability to provide professional consultation; analyze situations accurately and take effective action.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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