GA70 - Human Services Coordinator III
General Nature of Work:
Directs professional casework services in a state institution or agency.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Consults with state and regional staffs regarding the assessment and diagnosis of clients and assists in developing appropriate treatment options.
Supervises and advises subordinate staff concerning individual case diagnoses and treatment.
Plans, develops and coordinates administrative and professional activities for psychological services.
Conducts in-service training for professional staff.
Participates in treatment team meetings.
Designs research projects and assists subordinate staff in research activities.
Constructs specialized test instruments to test clients.
Supervises intern and practicum students.
Prepares assessment and outlines all limitations imposed by medical impairments.
Provides advice to administration to assist in policy and standards development.
Interprets and explains medical findings and recommends appropriate developmental action.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of current psychological theory and practice.
Knowledge of evaluation and assessment techniques.
Knowledge of ethical issues of the professional practice of counseling and casework initiatives.
Knowledge of community resources.
Ability to supervise, train and evaluate professional staff.
Ability to coordinate research activities and evaluate research findings.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, program directors, agencies and the public.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require licensure by the South Carolina Board of Examiners as a Clinical Psychologist.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A master's degree and professional experience in a human service or social service program.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A master's degree and three years professional experience in human services or social services programs.
MUSC Physical Requirements: