Phentermine NLBHA - The National Latino Behavioral Health Association - Social Worker



Functions with considerable autonomy in providing professional evidence-based trauma-focused treatment services to clients and their families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides evidence-based trauma-focused therapy as clinically indicated to assigned clients.
    • Provides appropriate therapy with empathy and concern for the client as indicated by supervisory observation.
    • Involves client and/or family in developing achievable and understandable psychosocial treatment goals/plans in accordance with accepted professional standards, as assessed by supervisory staff.
    • Spends appropriate percentage of time in direct service, as determined by Institute Directors and/or unit program description.
    • Advocates for appropriate resources for clients and families based on assessed needs to accordance with professionally accepted standards as measured by supervisory interactions and record review.
    • Responds with sensitivity to cultural and social-economic issues of clients as assessed by supervisory staff.
    • Manages termination issues in an effective and timely manner as measured by supervisory observation.
    • Manages caseload demands effectively while considering both quality of care and agency needs, as assessed by supervisory staff.
  2. Maintains appropriate client records in a timely manner as mandated by Institute policy.
    • Completes report of initial assessment and treatment plan 14 days business days after last assessment appointment, as indicated by review of records.
    • Completes termination/discharge summary within 14 days of termination of services, as indicated by reviews of records.
  3. Other related activities
    • Provides therapy through grant-funded programs as requested.
    • Administers standardized measures as per assessment protocols.
    • Adheres to grant-funded treatment protocols and completes all required records and reports.
    • Maintains client contact expectations.
    • Participates in training activities.
  4. Outreach services
    • Provides evidence-based trauma-focused therapy in DCP&P office.
    • Maintains client contact expectations.
    • Provides expert consultation to DCP&P staff.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Master's Degree in Counseling and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred. Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)) applicants will qualify with opportunity to obtain LPC. Experience with child abuse therapy (e.g., TF-CBT) preferred. Experience in the field of substance abuse preferred. Ability to provide services to clients in Spanish strongly preferred.

Please be advised that some positions are subject to the residency requirements of the NJ First Act (N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any person hired into identified positions shall either have their principal residence in New Jersey or they have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. The law also provides that any person may petition a State committee for an exemption from the requirements based on critical need or hardship.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

The Stratford, NJ Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace.

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