Clinical Social Worker

Posted by: Center for Law and Social Work

Chicago, IL, US

The Center for Law and Social Work (CLSW) is seeking a clinical social worker with experience in adoption/guardianship and child welfare in Chicago. CLSW is a small non-profit agency that assists families with adoption and/or back-up planning, family clinical intervention, and educational advocacy. The social worker will carry their own caseload and must be comfortable conducting home visits independently within the state of Illinois, primarily in Cook County but including travel to the Springfield and Peoria areas.

The ideal candidate will have experience with adoption subsidies, DCFS, adult and juvenile court, and/or other private agencies. In addition the person should be a self-starter, attentive to detail, comfortable testifying in court, and an excellent writer. Resumes without child welfare experience will not be considered.

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Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to

  • MSW required, LSW or LCSW preferred
  • At least two years of experience in child welfare, including adoption and guardianship work
  • Experience with Special Education services preferred
  • Access to car to conduct home visits and occassional transport of minors

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