Social Worker 1- 20092502 at STATE OF OHIO in Dayton, Ohio

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who We Are…

Guided by a single mission “To reduce recidivism among those we touch,” the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction believes that everyone is capable of positive change. Our staff embrace these core values and serves as role models for pro-social behavior conveying an attitude of dignity and respect in the treatment of others.

What We Do…

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has been tasked with front line crime reduction through rehabilitative treatment and programming efforts provided in a safe, secure and humane correctional environment and effective community supervision. Our goal is to protect the public through helping individuals turn away from crime and become productive, contributing members of our communities, ensuring a safer Ohio for all Ohioans now and in the future.

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at

Are You Ready?

We are thrilled to see that you are interested in beginning your career with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction!  Without a doubt, this will be the most rewarding and meaningful work you’ll ever find with a work family that is second to none!


The Job Opportunity and Duties…


  • Completes mental health risk assessments inclusive of suicide watch assessments within scope of practice as allowed by their credentialing board, per policy and Non-Independently Licensed Mental Health Professionals directed by and in consultation with an Independently Licensed Mental Health Professional

  • Conducts individual and group clinical interventions as prescribed on the individual mental health treatment plan using clinical intervention strategies within their scope of practice and directed by supervision; provides psychosocial group interventions as prescribed on the mental health treatment plan

  • Provides mental health liaison services to an assigned caseload, including the monitoring of the offender compliance with the mental health treatment plan

  • Completes psychosocial needs and treatment assessments as part of interdisciplinary treatment planning

  • Completes transfer and discharge summaries

  • Consults with other institution staff regarding the mental health caseload, inmate institutional adjustment and service needs

  • Initiates and maintains contact with families and community agencies

  • Provides and seeks information relative to patient care and treatment

  • Makes appropriate community referrals per mental health treatment team

  • Writes reports and/or electronic documentation of all inmate contacts, mental health liaison progress note entries, discharge plans and miscellaneous forms and reports per policy and protocol

  • Attends meetings

  • Attends in-service training and workshops for professional development

  • May be assigned to teach in-service

Requires current license as social worker (i.e., LSW) as issued by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board in accordance with ORC 4757.28.

Pursuant to ORC 4757.41 (A)(5) any person engaging in social work or professional counseling as a civil service employee as defined in section 124.01 of the Revised Code who has at least two years of service as of July 10, 2014 is exempt from current licensure as social worker (i.e. LSW) requirement.