Kennedy Krieger Institute

Clinical Social Worker I (Ctr for Child and Family Traumatic Stress)

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1741 Ashland Ave
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Regular Full Time


Currently offering a $2,500 sign on bonus for full time, licensed Social Workers.


Excellent benefits, supervision, and training are provided to clinicians at this outpatient mental health clinic specializing in trauma treatment.  The Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress at Kennedy Krieger Institute has been operating for over 30 years and has received national recognition.  The Clinical Social Worker I is a primary therapist to children and families who have been exposed to abuse, neglect, and violence.  The Clinical Social Worker I utilizes the information gained by the interdisciplinary evaluation services in the development and implementation of a treatment plan for the child and his/her family.


The Clinical Social Worker I will provide clinical care to children, adolescents, and families not limited to therapeutic interventions and mental health evaluations. This staff member participates on client & family centered interdisciplinary teams. The incumbent may be involved in training, outreach, and research activities.


1. Provides high quality and competent trauma informed therapy to families and children.
2. Conducts evaluations, including diagnostic assessments to determine appropriate treatment modality.
3. Develops and implements individualized treatment plans in collaboration with families, and members of the patient’s treatment team, and maintains communication with community professionals involved in the patient’s plan of care.
4. Attends and participates in program meetings related to direct patient care and KKI operations.
5. Maintains familiarity with Maryland state laws and the laws and ethical guidelines defined by one’s credentialing board with respect to patient confidentiality, conflicting interests, reporting of abuse and patient termination.
6. Maintains Institute compliance standards.
7. Enters records into the Electronic Health Record System.
8. Maintains working relationships with KKI staff and visitors.
9. Considers cultural factors in treatment planning for patients and in working with their families.



  • Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work is required.
  • Must be licensed in the State of Maryland, by the Board of Social Work Examiners, Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C).



  • Minimum of 2 years of licensed clinical experience required.
  • Experience with evidence- based trauma informed treatment modalities such as TF-CBT and PCIT is preferred.
  • Experience providing mental health services to children and adolescents with developmental, learning and/or emotional disabilities preferred.
  • Clinical experience with underserved minority populations and promotion of social justice are encouraged to apply.


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