JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides problem-oriented and detailed patient assessments, emotional support, psychosocial counseling, and discharge planning. Assists in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Develops treatment plans, provides patient and family education and serves as a professional resource. Provides individual, family and group therapies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's of Social Work from an accredited school of social work. Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia or license eligible. Four years of social work experience is required.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary day program, research programs, and/or cognitive neurology clinic the individual in this position will be focused on patients and families affected by mild cognitive impairment and dementias. The individual’s primary responsibility will be providing services and support to people living with MCI or dementia and their families.
Services provided will include personalized, problem-oriented and detailed patient assessments, goal-setting, emotional support, brief supportive therapy, psychoeducational group work, case management, and transition planning. Participate in a multidisciplinary team that develops treatment plans, provides patient and family education and serves as a professional resource. Provides individual, family and group therapies.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: