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SOCIAL WORK REGIONAL SUPERVISOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Recruitment #17-002007-0008

Introduction

By law, DJS is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services. DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Victor Cullen Center

6000 Cullen Drive

Sabillasville, MD 21780

Main Purpose of Job

A Social Work Regional Supervisor, Criminal Justice will demonstrate expert knowledge in clinical and therapeutic social work services within the Behavioral Health unit at the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services.

POSITION DUTIES

The Social Worker Regional Supervisor will assign, review, and approve all the clinical duties that are performed by subordinates. The incumbent will oversee treatment recommendations and the implementation of evidence-based models to ensure proper compliance. The Social Worker Regional Supervisor will provide individual, family, and group interventions to address behavioral health needs to the most severe/demanding youth population under the Department's supervision. The Social Worker Regional Supervisor will monitor and manage the results of the program assessments and clinical service offered to the youth. The Social Worker Regional Supervisor position requires adherence to a work schedule that requires some evening, weekends and holidays as well as on-call duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the State Board of Social Work Examiners under the licensing requirements for Social Workers.

Experience: Five years of experience providing clinical and therapeutic social work services through the application of the principles, methods and procedures of professional social work, to clients requiring rehabilitative counseling or forensic social work services, including eighteen months of experience completing assessments formulating diagnostic impressions, treating mental disorders and other conditions or providing psychotherapy as a certified social worker-clinical and one year of experience supervising lower level social workers providing clinical and therapeutic social work to clients.

Notes:

1.  A Doctoral degree in social work from an accredited college or university may be substituted for up to one year of the experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Social Work classifications or Social Work specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology or Welfare fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have at least one year of experience providing mental health treatment to the youth.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who have more than three years experience providing behavioral health services to troubled adolescents and their families along with experience coordination or leading a adolescent/youth focused behavioral health team within the Criminal Justice field are preferred.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees are required to be licensed as a certified social worker-clinical by the State Board of Social Work Examiners for eighteen months prior to appointment to social work supervisor positions in State service. (COMAR 10.42.08.04(2)(b), effective July 1, 2004).

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees are required to meet mandatory standards for continuing education as determined by the hiring department. Employees who fail to obtain the required continuing education credits shall be subject to disciplinary action including demotion, suspension and dismissal.

2. Employees of the Department of Juvenile Services must complete an approved training program in group counseling techniques.

3. Employees of the Department of Juvenile Services may be required to complete the Level I Counseling course of the Maryland AIDS Professional Education Center.

4. Employees of the Department of Juvenile Services must qualify for and successfully complete the Entry Level Training Academy operated by the Police and Correctional Training Commissions.

5. Employees of the Department of Juvenile Services are required to complete the Correctional First Line Supervisors Training within one year of appointment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. 

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application. Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application  and copy of license/certificate to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:    

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services   

OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit 

One Center Plaza 

120 W. Fayette St.   

Baltimore, MD 21201 

 Attn: Wendy Dixon   

Fax number 410-333-4188 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.  Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments. DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

 



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