112 Scotch Settlement Road
Minimum Qualifications Minimum qualifications for taking the open-competitive examination:
Either A. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) AND have one year of post NYS licensure professional social work experience;**
Or B. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Registration and licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is not considered qualifying for these examinations.
** Professional social work experience involves activities such as screening, assessing and diagnosing individuals' and families' psychosocial needs, strengths and limitations; participating in the development of treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling and educating individuals, groups and families to promote mental, emotional, physical and social functioning; helping access needed services; providing client/patient advocacy and crisis intervention; and developing, coordinating and evaluating services and support systems. Experience limited to social work research or social work administration is NOT considered qualifying.
Duties Description Social workers apply professional social work theory, principles, methods to assess, evaluate, formulate, implement a plan of action based on individual needs strengths, intervene to address mental, social, emotional, behavorial, developmental, addictive disorders, conditions, disabilities, the psychosocial aspects of illness or injury experienced by Incarcerated Individuals.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.