California Correctional Health Care Services currently has vacancies throughout Northern and Central California. If you're interested please read the information below for additional details.
As a Clinical Social Worker, your daily tasks will include:
Assisting in the assessment and treatment of mental illness, with an emphasis on inmate social functioning.
Providing assessment and crisis intervention, individual, and group therapy.
Psychological evaluations of patients to determine eligibility for the mental health program, or for those admitted to the program.
Coordinating and attending interdisciplinary treatment team conferences. Participating in the development of an individualized treatment plan and discharge planning.
Assisting the patient with accessing adjunct services such as vocational education and work assignments.
In return for your service, we offer:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California pension that vests in five years
401(k) and 457(b) options – tax defer up to $35k per year!
Paid license renewal
Paid time off to attend up to 5 days of continuing education
With 35 locations across California, there is likely an ideal location that fits your lifestyle and busy schedule. For more information, contact Yusuf Lang at 916.691.5864 or Yusuf.Lang@cdcr.ca.gov. To apply online, please visit us at changingprisonhealthcare.org. EOE.
Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Board of Behavioral Science. [Individuals who do not qualify for licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Science may be admitted into the examination and may be appointed but must secure a valid license within four years of appointment; however, an individual can be employed only to the extent necessary to be eligible for licensure plus one year. An extension of the waiver may be granted for one additional year based on extenuating circumstances, as provided by Section 1277(e) of the Health and Safety Code. The time duration for unlicensed employment does not apply to active doctoral candidates in social work, social welfare, or social service, until the completion of such training.]
[Unlicensed individuals who are recruited from outside the State of California and who qualify for licensure may take the examination and may be appointed for a maximum of one year, at which time licensure shall have been obtained or the employee shall be terminated; an extension of the waiver may be granted for an additional one year based on extenuating circumstances, as provided by Section 1277 (e) of the Health and Safety Code. Individuals granted an additional one year based on extenuating circumstances may be appointed for a maximum of two years, at which time licensure shall have been obtained or the employment shall be terminated. Additionally, they must take the licensure examination at the earliest possible date after the date of employment.]
Education: Completion of a master’s degree program from an accredited school of social work, approved by the Council on Social Work Education.