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LGSW and LMSW 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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LGSW (DC) and LMSW (MD) needed for refugee resettlement foster care program in DC.
Job responsibilities include:
  • Meeting with clients face to face at minimum twice a month to conduct safety assessments, determine service needs, and monitor progress toward case plan goals.
  • Work with clients, foster parents, and other professional partners to assess capabilities and concerns, and to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
  • Serve as liaison/advocate between client and foster parents, health specialists, school staff, DC Family Court and immigration court, and other service providers to help clients who face problems such as complex trauma histories, disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
  • Maintain case records and prepare reports (ie: court reports, treatment plans, contact notes, and monthly reports).
  • Refer clients to community resources for services such as educational support, employment training, financial literacy, legal aid, housing, and medical treatment, and assist client (and foster parents) on getting services as well as provide thorough information about where to go and how to apply.
  • Work in a team environment to include attorneys, service providers, community partners, and government entities.
  • Develop and review case plans in consultation with clients and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
  • Arrange for medical, psychiatric, and other tests that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.
  • Coordinate medical and behavioral health appointments for clients
  • Collect supplementary information needed to assist client, such as employment records, medical records, or school reports.
  • Assist with placing clients in foster homes, institutions, or medical treatment centers if/and when needed.
  • Prepare clients for successful transition to independence and young adulthood.
  • Maintain comprehensive and timely documentation of all contact with clients, foster parents, attorneys, and any other member of the team.
  • Participate in an after hours on-call rotation.
 
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