DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Division:
DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES Business Unit:
HR-SO NEV CHILD & ADLSCNT SVCS Work Type:
PERMANENT Pay Grade:
GRADE 37 Salary Range:
$55,958.40 - $83,394.72 Recruiter:
ANA MARIA ORNELLAS Phone:
775 684-0151 Email:
The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting is for a Clinical Social Worker 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This position floats between the Early Childhood Mental Health Services Unit which provides clinical and targeted case management services to children from birth to age eight and their families with mental health and/or behavioral health issues and the Children's Clinical Services Unit, providing the same services to children ages six to 18.
Incumbent is responsible for performing evaluations and assessments to include diagnosis and severe emotional disturbance determinations through interviews with youth and families and the review of medical records including social, developmental, and medical history; determining strengths, presenting problems, resources, and eligibility for applicable programs and services; and identify appropriate interventions.
This selected candidate will provide individual, family, and group therapy or intervention sessions with youth by applying a variety of therapeutic techniques, to include crisis intervention and risk assessment, in order to effect change in youth behavior; determine the duration and appropriate method of therapy or intervention; establish priorities to manage problems; identify and implement changes in the treatment process as determined by youth and families; develop and implement discharge and aftercare plans; provide information to youth and families regarding available resources to achieve treatment goals and facilitate youth return to the least restrictive environment possible; and act as an advocate through interactions with external agencies and organizations such as the courts, welfare, school, juvenile justice, parole and probation, and related social service agencies and community organizations.
The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state, or social security tax!
To view the full class specification visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10-151spc(4).pdf
The Examination Application Evaluation Exam
- Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
- The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
- A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
- A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas