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Office of the Public Defender           6 St. Paul Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21202           1.877.430.5187              opdcommunications@opd.state.md.us

social worker job postings

 

 

When social worker positions become available at the Office of the Public Defender, they are posted on the State of Maryland Jobs App.  
 

BECOME A panel social worker

 

 

The Social Work Division is always looking for passionate and dedicated social workers who have a desire to work alongside public defenders on behalf of indigent clients.  This is forensic social work which is a specialized area of social work practice.   Panel social workers are hired on a case by case basis, to perform an array of social work services such as assessing and linking clients to evidence based services, creating alternative sentencing plans, conducting biopsychosocial assessments.   If you are interested in being part of our dynamic team, please contact Terri Collins, LCSW-C, Director of Social Work at tcollins@opd.state.md.us.

 

 

resources

for current panel social workers

 

Training

OPD Social Work Division is a certified CEU site.  We provide annual trainings specific to defense-based forensic social work.