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Family Support Clinician-32 hours

Company: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location: hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


This position is accountable for meeting the psychosocial needs of patients and families through clinical assessment, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, case consultation with the health care team and collaboration with other professionals in the community. Reports to the Manager of Child & Family Support Services.


Develop an effective working relationship with patients and families to collaborate, advocate, and problem solve in order to enhance their functioning.

Conduct timely psychosocial assessments and evaluations of patients and families which include social, psychological, cultural and financial information.

Utilize clinical judgment in determining the level of assistance and support needed by patients and families and be able to engage in complex problem solving.

Develop therapeutic plan based on psychosocial assessment.

Evaluate progress towards accomplishing desired patient care outcomes and address termination and transitional process with patients and families.

Connect patients and families with hospital and community resources that assist them in meeting medical and psychosocial needs.

Implement crisis intervention and /or individual, group and family therapy modalities as needed.

Documents in patient record regarding resource needs of family and referrals made.

Serve as a resource and consultant to peers and other disciplines as applicable.

Serve as an active member of an interdisciplinary medical team.

Seek out consultation with supervisor or peers regarding social work practice.

May provide on call services as part of an on-call team.

Demonstrate support for the mission, values, and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with Connecticut Children's Standards.

Position Specific Role Responsibilities


LMSW may supervise students in their professional internship. LCSW may provide clinical supervision for LCSW licensure and LMSW staff

Masters in Social Work required. Require a minimum of 2 years related experience serving the needs of children and families. Basic knowledge and understanding of the medical conditions and health care experience of specific patient populations, preferred.

Keywords: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford , Family Support Clinician-32 hours, Other , hartford, Connecticut

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