LMSW or LCSW-C (Adolescent Female Inpatient Unit)



Adolescent Female Crisis Stabilization Unit

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Day Shift



LCPC required
LGSW or LCSW-C required

The Adolescent Female Crisis Stabilization Unit is a 20 bed unit for the multi-disciplinary assessment, evaluation, crisis intervention, and stabilization of adolescent female patients. Discharge planning emphasizes movement to day hospital or outpatient care as soon as the crisis has been stabilized. The Female Adolescent Crisis Stabilization Unit is located on Sheppard Pratt's main campus in Towson (Baltimore County).

As a Social Worker you will:

  • Perform a full range of clinical social work services in support of the patient's primary therapist/treatment team.
  •  Interview patients and families to assess psychosocial problems, develop treatment plans, and monitor and evaluate patient progress.
  • Conduct individual, family, and group therapy sessions for patients and their families in order to assist in resolving personal and environmental problems that prevent them from achieving their highest level of psychosocial functioning.
  • Participate as a member of the treatment team or, if working on a residential program or an outpatient clinic, as a primary therapist.
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of discharge and aftercare plans.


  • Master's degree in social work and a MD state LMSW or LCSW-C license by time of hire.
  • LCPC's will also be considered.  
  • All new clinical staff will begin their extended clinical orientation/training immediately following your first day of employment. 

*If position is filled by an LMSW, individual will be required to receive 144 hours of supervision provided by a board-approved SPHS LCSW-C supervisor and is expected to apply and sit for the LCSW-C license within 2 to 3 years of acceptance of LMSW role. Will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month with the LCSW-C supervisor. Will be responsible for maintaining documentation, for at least 5 years, of supervisory sessions including dates, duration, and focus of supervision, to be available for verification to the Board.