Provides psychiatric social work services at time of admission through discharge. Coordinates discharge planning for patients admitted to Adult or Geropsychiatry consistent with hospital and departmental policies, procedures, standards, and quality assurance measures.
Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention as needed to members who present themselves for psychiatric evaluation. Collaborates with treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member's treatment program.
Participates in care planning in collaboration with the patient and healthcare team to identify effective interventions that will help the patient meet rehabilitation, treatment goals, and improve quality of life.
Provides the full range of outpatient mental health and/or chemical dependency services offered by the Behavioral Healthcare Department, including diagnostic assessment; individual, family and group psychotherapy; and crisis intervention as needed.