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Behavioral Health and Intervention Social Worker, Muscatine and Cedar Counties County, IA

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Muscatine, IA
  • Date Posted: 1/5/2021

Job Description:


Partnering with Families today to help foster growth and success for tomorrow

Behavioral Health and Intervention Social Workers

This position will serve Muscatine and Cedar Counties in Iowa and the surrounding areas.


Families First offers Top Pay and Great Benefits!  Our employees have the potential to earn $36-45,000 annually.  Benefits include health, dental, vision; a flexible spending program; 401K; and additional voluntary payroll deductions through AFLAC and Legal Shield. The agency encourages and supports personal and professional growth through agency sponsored training, conferences, workshops and other staff development activities.

Families First is one of the leading providers of family based, in-home and in-office services in the State of Iowa. 

  • We are accredited by the State of Iowa Council on Accreditation
  • Employ approximately 220 employees
  • Serve approximately 3,000 individuals through our various programs in forty-three counties within the State
  • Our employees assist entire families with the daily stressors enabling them to balance a family, work and school

What would our staff say about us in our 2018 Satisfaction Surveys?

Over 90% of staff stated…….

  • They would recommend Families First to a family member who needed services
  • Families First is a reputable agency in the community
  • They would recommend Families First as an employer

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of mental health diagnoses, symptoms, and effective treatment interventions
  • Utilizes a holistic, strengths-based approach to working with clients
  • Has the ability to execute individual treatment plans
  • Understands and employs the importance of planning for client discharge from service onset and makes referrals and recommendations accordingly
  • Ensures documentation is completed accurately and timely including the consent packet and releases of information
  • Communicates with members of the client’s team regarding progress, lack of progress and recommendations and attends team meetings as applicable
  • Maintain and document face-to-face contact in alignment with units authorized
  • Documents and provides 90-day progress reports to referring worker and the family

Education/Training/Work Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Human Services related field from an accredited college/university with twenty (20) hours Child Mental Health Training; or

A Bachelor’s Degree in a non-Human Services field with thirty (30) hours Child Mental Health Training.

Possession of a valid Driver’s license with the state of residence.

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