Psychiatric Social Worker (263) Enlisted Personnel

Conducts interviews with maladjusted soldiers to secure clinical material to aid in diagnosis and treatment of the difficulty.
Prepares case histories for psychiatrist, emphasizing the interplay of physical, intellectual, conscious, and unconscious factors as they pertain to patient's difficulty in order to provide a basis for differential treatment approach. Under the directions of the psychiatrist, assists in therapy work with patients.
May obtain additional information on soldier's social history from Red Cross or other agencies to aid in understanding present difficulty and to assist in post-discharge planning.
Should have graduate school training and experience in psychiatric social work or equivalent training and experience.