Works with parents, guardians, and social work agencies to accomplish a positive enrollment experience for youth entering Chileda’s program(s). Plans for and co-facilitates discharge from Chileda’s program into, preferably, less restrictive settings with case coordinators. Complies with all enrollment and discharge criteria as defined in applicable licensing rules, by regulatory entities, and accreditation standards. Works with parents, guardians, and social work agencies to secure and maintain appropriate funding for the duration of necessary treatment at Chileda. The Social Worker is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the enrollment and discharge process are carried out in a positive, professional manner. The Social Worker is responsible for the supervision of the Case Coordinators, ensuring the relationships between families, contracting agencies and Chileda.
Requires a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work from school of social work or a behavioral science. Two years of supervised work experience in a family or child welfare agency, with experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and attachment challenges is preferred. LCSW required.
CHILEDA’S MISSION, VISION AND VALUES
Improving quality of life for youth with cognitive challenges and extraordinary behavioral needs.
To be the nation’s premier center for transforming the lives and behavior of youth with extraordinary needs.
Progressive: Embrace change and innovative ideas.
Responsive: Deliver timely, individualized approaches to every challenge.
Co...mpassionate: Provide respectful and dignified care to youth and families.
Responsible: Ensure accountability and integrity with all resources.