The Medicus Firm has 6 physician jobs in Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Salary + Job Growth
The average salary for a Social Worker, in general, is around $55,000 per year, which breaks down to about $26 per hour. The estimated job growth for this profession is 11% by the year 2030. The highest-paying states for the Social Worker profession (in ascending order) are as follows: Alaska, Connecticut, Washington, Oregon, and California. These salaries range from $71,225, in Alaska, to $88,247, in California. It is important to note that your salary will depend heavily on your skill level, years of experience, and location.
The benefits of practicing medicine as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker include, but are not limited to, the following: making a great impact in people’s lives, helping to improve entire communities, having plenty of room to grow professionally, and having a variety of career opportunities to look forward to.
Some skills all Social Workers should have include empathy, interpersonal communication skills, collaboration skills, patience, and active listening skills.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, you can expect to perform job duties such as developing and implementing treatment plans, consulting with doctors, therapists, and other medical professionals, diagnosing psychological, behavioral, and emotional disorders, and observing client behavior to assess needs and create individualized treatment strategies.
In this role, you can expect to work in private practice, hospitals, community mental health, primary care, or at an agency.
Some physicians choose to pursue CME (continuing medical education) resources once they complete the education requirements for their specialty. Some CME resources you may find are podcasts, webinars, online and virtual courses, videos, and online and virtual conferences. The Social Worker-specific organizations that offer some of these CME resources include the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). You will also find that there are websites and organizations dedicated to providing information on where to find CME resources. These websites and organizations include Social Work License Map, Elite Learning, CE Search Engine, CE4Less, and NetCE.
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