Also referred to as:
Clinical Mental Health Social Worker - MSW, Mental Health Clinician - Medical Social Worker
Requirements and Responsibilities
Mental Health Clinician - MSW provides clinical counseling and case management services to patients. Conducts patient assessments, coordinates services, and provides individual therapy to help patients make positive behavior changes. Being a Mental Health Clinician - MSW provides direction to clinical team for the implementation of treatment plans. Requires a master's degree in Social Work. Additionally, Mental Health Clinician - MSW typically reports to a department manager. Mental Health Clinician - MSW's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.