The Social Worker will coordinate and assist individuals and their guardians in the completion of 202B Hearings, Updates, and other legal issues.
This position is responsible for coordinating Admissions, Transitions and Discharges with Interdisciplinary Teams.
They will support individuals, their Interdisciplinary Team and the facility in seeking, exploring, securing, and being educated on various community placement options.
This will include assisting Individual Support Coordinators with Individual Transition Meetings, documentation, and transition visits before and after move.
They will coordinate facility training on community programs, coordinate with other ICF/MR's regarding educational opportunities and work closely with Social Services to educate and share information with families/guardians regarding community supports and services.
They will monitor and assist in the coordination of the activities of the Concerned Parents Group and Consumer Board.
They will coordinate the Human Rights Committee.
They will monitor and may assist individuals in scheduling home visits and in coresponding with and calling their families/guardians.
They will monitor and may assist in providing families and guardians with information regarding services and supports the agency provides via newsletters and mailings.
Must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
One or more years experience with persons with mental retardation/developmental disabilities is preferred.
Must adhere to the National Association of Social Worker's (NASW) Code of Ethics.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of job skills and complete orientation and training classes.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Must maintain certification in CPR and YSIS throughout employment.