Behavioral Health Specialist/Social Worker




Baltimore County, Maryland

Sheppard Pratt has several positions available for social workers to join primary care outpatient teams as behavioral health care managers within the Sheppard Pratt Integrated Behavioral Health at GBMC Program.


Key duties include:

  • Coordinating patients' treatment plans
  • Providing patients with brief, evidence-based psychotherapy such as motivational interviewing, behavioral activation, and problem-solving treatment
  • Aiding medication management
  • Performing proactive follow-up regarding a patient's response to treatment

Strong communication skills are required to coordinate with the psychiatric consultant regarding treatment changes and communicate with the primary care or other outpatient provider when a patient is not improving.


  • Current independent social work license to practice in Maryland at the time of appointment
  • Experience working in a mental health setting
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment

If you are interested in joining a collaborative team to provide greater access to mental health care, we encourage you to explore this unique opportunity. For consideration, email your resume to khilzendeger@sheppardpratt.org.

About Sheppard Pratt

As the nation's largest private, nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, developmental disability, and social services, we employ a comprehensive team of clinicians who all share a passion for providing the best care to those we serve. Consistently ranked as one of the top ten psychiatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, we offer a generous compensation package and comprehensive benefits. To learn more about our services, visit sheppardpratt.org. EOE and smoke-free campus.