Posted 2 weeks ago

Adoption Support and Preservation Mental Health Practitioner

Company: Metropolitan Family Services
Category: Social Work

 Wheaton

Type: Full Time

Metropolitan Family Services is seeking a Mental Health Practitioner to join their Adoption Support and Preservation Team. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs comprehensive, in-depth assessments for a variety of program services. Performs intake as assigned.
  • Provides a full range of case management, counseling, advocacy educational and related services.
  • Learns and utilizes agency and community resources.
  • Assesses community conditions affecting clients to identify resource gaps and problems.
  • Recommends financial assistance for clients.
  • Provides group services as indicated by program need.
  • May be responsible for meeting contractual requirements such as 24-hour coverage.
  • Represents and interprets programs of agency in community.
  • May serve on regional or agency-wide committees.
  • Meets agency expectation for quantity of direct service.
  • Complies with agency recordkeeping expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Works effectively with diverse staff and service population.