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Social Worker-Homeless Outreach

The Licensed Social Worker provides services at the Coatesville VA Medical Center as an outpatient provider and in addition, will be working in the community.
Interviews homeless veterans and their family members/significant others to establish facts about the veteran's situation, presenting problems and their causes, and the impact of such problems on the veteran's functioning and health as part of a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
Interprets and explains VA's treatment and benefit programs.
Independently evaluates the client's situation, including the veteran's reaction to it and ability to deal with it, and arrives at a reasoned conclusion.
Based on the psychosocial assessment, he/she uses professional judgment and independent practice skills to make a psychosocial diagnosis.
Must arrive at a reasonable conclusion as to the preferred course of agency action.
Provides independent consultation and makes recommendations to interdisciplinary team on course of treatment.
Employs Social Work methods and techniques to maintain a therapeutic relationship that will help the veteran work towards the best way of dealing with his/her problems.
He/she must have a good driving record to transport veterans.
APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS AND PRESENT FOR VERIFICATION A VALID CLASS C DRIVERS LICENSE Tour of Duty:
Monday through Friday, 8:
00 a.
m.
to 4:
30 p.
m.
Occasional weekend hours.
Applicants will be required to complete electronic credentialing through Vet Pro.


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