Social Worker/FES

US Government, Department of Mental Health-DIS Columbia

This position is located within the Forensics Department of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health’s Division of Inpatient Services.

Under limited supervision, performs diversified social work duties for a complex population consisting of clients with multiple diagnoses and psycho-social problems including criminal charges. These duties include completing psycho-social assessments, acting as the Second Examiner for Competency to Stand Trial, Criminal Responsibility,  and Capacity to Conform Evaluations. Performs mini-mental status evaluations as needed. Collaborates with First Examiners to render an opinion to the court. Provides competent services to adolescent and adult outpatient populations using age-appropriate and cultural competencies.

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