Company: STG International
Location: Los Fresnos
Posted on: June 6, 2021
STG International is seeking qualified candidates for the
Licensed Clinical Social Worker position to work full-time
providing health care to detainees in custody in support of ICE
Health Service Corps at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position is located at a National Health Services Corp (NHSC)
approved site. The NHCS offers loan repayment programs to primary
care provider in health professional shortage areas. For more
information on the loan repayment program, go to nhsc.hrsa.gov.
- The incumbent is responsible for the mental health assessment
and evaluation of detainees and the appropriate referral to outside
treatment facilities in those cases of extremely severe mental
disturbance. The incumbent also completes written evaluation
reports on the mental health status of referred detainees.
- Provides counseling, psychotherapy, behavioral analysis, and
substance abuse education, as required. The incumbent is further
responsible for recognizing when problems of adjustment, and
maladaptive behavior or others conditions interfere with successful
treatment and for referring detainees with such problems to the
appropriate mental health facility for intensive mental health
- The incumbent shall determine the need for and provide direct
mental health services to detainees with identified mental health
and substance abuse problems utilizing psychoeducational and
treatment modalities as appropriate in the treatment of mental
- The incumbent participates with other health team members in
the treatment planning process for detainees identified with mental
health problems, and providing general mental health guidance in
the handling demanding and difficult detainees.
- The incumbent shall serve as a mental health consultant to
other health professionals at the facility. The incumbent also may
provided education and training to medical and ICE staff in the
area of mental health to include but not limited to suicide
prevention, identification of abuse and neglect and victims of
torture. Facilitates contacts between the detainee patient and
his/her social support systems.
- Establishes and maintains liaison with other health services
professionals and mental health organizations.
- Responsible for all case management which may involve community
treatment placement, hospital placement, or other after care
situations. Every effort must be made to ensure that all
psychosocial needs of a detainee are being served, basic needs
provided, and to enhance the strengths, dignity and sense of self
worth of the detainee.
- The incumbent shall have a master's degree in clinical social
work from an accredited college or university.
- The social worker must possess and maintain an unrestricted
state license or state certification in the state where the
facility is located.
- The incumbent shall maintain his/her continuing professional
education by completion of training to keep professional licensure
- The incumbent must be capable of respecting and protecting the
confidential nature of his/her work. Additionally, the incumbent
must exert a high degree of initiative and creativity. Also the
incumbent must be able to coordinate widely diverse activities that
contribute to overall care of the detainee. He/she must be reliable
and demonstrate good judgment, as his/her performance will normally
have profound effects on the detainees and their involvement with
the U.S. Government.
STG International, Inc (STGi) is a workforce solutions company
providing comprehensive healthcare delivery, Head Start and
management consulting services and human capital solutions help our
clients. Our services and solutions help our clients sustain and
enhance their operations to better accomplish their mission.
STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO
Keywords: STG International, Brownsville , Social Worker, Other , Los Fresnos, Texas
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