Clinical Services Deputy Director - Social Work - (1600016D)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work (UM SSW) is currently seeking a 12-month, full-time Faculty position, Deputy Director of Clinical Services. The Social Worker will work under the supervision of the Social Work Community Outreach Service (SWCOS) and applies theories, knowledge, procedures, methods, and ethics derived from a formal educational program in Social Work.
Celebrating over 20 years of innovative social work practice in the Baltimore area, the Social Work Community Outreach Service (SWCOS) was launched within the UM SSW in 1992. SWCOS' mission is to create and implement innovative models of social work education and service that strengthen individuals, families, organizations, and communities in Baltimore and Maryland. This is accomplished through strategic collaborations between agency, staff, faculty, students and community representatives. SWCOS provides graduate level social work students with hands-on experience with critical social issues in an encouraging and creative atmosphere that prepares them to be leaders. In addition, SWCOS provides those in need with quality services and creates research opportunities to generate new knowledge in social work practice.
The UM SSW is committed to a racially and culturally diverse faculty and student body. The School provides an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive faculty environment that fosters interdisciplinary research and interprofessional teaching. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by November 4, 2016; the search will remain open until filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Position is anticipated to start during February 2017. Candidates should attach to their application: (1) Cover letter (2) Resume (3) Names, current affiliation, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.
- Provide direct supervision of clinical activities for SWCOS programs to include a primary responsibility for Family Connections Baltimore (FC) as well as the Family Stability Initiative, the Resident Services in West Baltimore and other specific clinical intervention initiatives.
- Participate in the planning and implementation of intern education activities that will include collaboration with the Title IVE Public Education for Child Welfare Program and the Center for Public Health Social Work Education and Training. In particular, support clinical practices in community schools and trauma-focused training within the Positive Schools Center.
- Oversee the development of clinical programs and intervention strategies that include staff development and inclusion of evidence supported models.
- Participate in the manual development of FC and replication activities. Lead the process to review fidelity criteria compliance at FC.
- Oversees the selection, training and supervision of graduate social work interns. Implements trauma responsive community-based family service models, including the provision of services Interfaces with the Title IVE Public Education for Child Welfare Program and the Center for Public Health Social Work Education and Training.
- Provide clinical and administrative field instruction to social work interns. Attend grant-related training and conferences.
- Additional activities related to a family oriented trauma practice include: conducting trainings in the use of the FANS TRAUMA for practitioners working in a family preservation model; conducting seminars for child welfare workers and interns regarding trauma informed practice, conducting trauma informed family practice seminars for SWCOS students.
- Participate with the TA-FC (Trauma Adapted Family Connections) team in providing technical assistance to organizations replicating TA-FC.
- Grant writing and pursuit of funding to support clinical services and training programs.
- Other duties, as are appropriate and assigned.
- Masters in Social Work
- In-depth knowledge and experience in administration of trauma responsive children and family service programs.
Reports to the SWCOS Director of Clinical Services
Prior Experience Required:
Amount of Travel and any other Special Conditions or Requirements:
- Experience and demonstrated skill provision of trauma responsive services and related program development, implementation and evaluation;
- Training and supervision of social work staff and students;
- Family-focused, home based clinical services to families with children in urban environments exposed to trauma and racial injustice;
- Clinical services to maltreating and substance abusing individuals, and children with behavior and learning problems;
- Community network development and maintenance;
- Administration skills include proposal development, grant reporting; paper and presentation development; and computer literacy.
Travel required working with families and collaborating partners in the local community. In-state and out-of-state travel required to Grantee and Network meetings; travel for training and consultation also expected.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
: SSW Instruction
: Oct 3, 2016