The clinician provides diagnostic and treatment services to children, parents, and families. The Clinician is responsible for facilitating client(s) growth by promoting skill building in the following areas, but is not limited to social skills; communication skills, problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, and interpersonal relationship skills. The clinician is also responsible for providing consultation services to other agencies and individuals as well as family mental health education service. The Clinician is aware of and understands the mental health needs of the client and collaborates with other agencies, providers, etc. to develop a treatment plan. Service Interventions are written and designed to match the mental health needs of the client. Specific services include Health and Behavior Intervention, Crisis intervention, Skill Development and Training and Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment.
Required Experience and Education:
· The Licensed Master Social Worker must be licensed according to the Iowa Chapter 154C Professional Licensure Rules and must meet all requirements within those rules.
· Individuals with an LMSW License can practice in organizations that are in the Iowa Plan network. By licensure standards, an LMSW cannot practice in a sole private practice, partnerships or groups (IAC 154C.1 (3&4)),
· Meet all continuing education requirements of LMSW licensure (per IAC 154C.3).