Clinical Social Worker, Dept. of Social, Behavioral & Population Sciences

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on June 22, 2022
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Tulane University is seeking a Clinical Social Worker for a grant-funded research project entitled Preventing Youth Firearm Violence in New Orleans: A Hospital-Initiated Approach. This research project is part of a larger CDC funded effort by Tulane to decrease rates of youth violence in our community. The Clinical Social Worker will provide monthly case management sessions to victims of violence who are enrolled into the study during treatment for a gunshot wound at University Medical Center (UMC). The case management sessions will utilize Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques that have been developed by the investigators for use as a violence risk reduction intervention. The monthly case management sessions will occur in the community. The Clinical Social Worker will receive training in the MI-informed Case Management approach and will receive supervision from investigators of the study. The Clinical Social Worker will work closely with the Violence Prevention team from the City of New Orleans and the staff of the Trauma Recovery Clinic at UMC, as well as other medical and nursing staff.

Please submit:
  • Personal statement that indicates your interest in and compatibility with the advertised position. 
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. Please include all experiences and education related to the advertised position. 
  • Three professional references including name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number. 

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA