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Social Worker -Substance Use Disorder-Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program

Company: Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Social Worker -Substance Use Disorder-Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Duties



  • Develops assessment of the Veteran in collaboration with the BHIP team, the Veteran, family members and significant others.
  • Utilizes assessment tools to highlight the Veteran's strengths, limitations, and internal/external supports and service needs in order to optimize the Veteran's functional status, formulate a diagnosis, and lay the foundation for the treatment plan, if necessary.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment and skills needed for substance abuse therapy, for all adult patients, including those with co-occurring disorders.
  • Understands the factors and causes of substance abuse, as well as the problems related to these disorders.
  • Integrates the treatment of SUD and concomitant disorders.
  • Accurately diagnoses the different types of SUD and psychiatric disorders.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the range of treatment and skills needed for family counseling.
  • Conducts reassessment at intervals specified in program policies.
  • Is responsible for developing the treatment plan and setting achievable and measurable treatment goals with the Veteran/family.
  • Is responsible for educating the Veteran and/or caregiver of the available services and assisting them in establishing the appropriate referrals based on the Veteran's preference or that of his surrogate decision-maker.
  • Collaborates with other service providers in reassessing the Veteran's needs.
  • Educates and encourages the Veteran/family to advocate in their own behalf, thus fostering a sense of independence and empowerment.
  • Provide crisis intervention, stabilization, and follow-up for Veterans and significant others.
  • Works with other disciplines to coordinate the most effective care that can be provided.
  • Reviews the progress notes from the other providers to accurately determine the strengths and limitations of each Veteran being referred for SUD services.
  • Provides the Veterans and their caregivers with ongoing supportive counseling.


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    Telework

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Keywords: Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center, Tulsa , Social Worker -Substance Use Disorder-Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program , Healthcare , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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