POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Worker shares the responsibility of identifying social and emotional needs of each client. The position assists with arranging services to meet the needs of residents, providing liaison between the client, family, facility staff, and the community. Assess all patients admitted to the Behavioral Health department, then gather and analyze information from available sources including family, agencies, friends and others. The Social Worker formulates and communicates treatment information to other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team. They then participate in the development of the patient's treatment plan, coordinate or provide services including individual, group, family, marital and/or group psychotherapy and discharge planning. Serves as a resource to staff and community regarding psychosocial issues. Participates in Hospital and departmental planning committees and teams.