School Social Worker

Summary Information:
Employer: Santa Fe Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Social Worker
School / Org: Santa Fe Public Schools
Location Santa Fe, New Mexico
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN2209
Posting Date: 18 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Santa Fe Public Schools are currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

2017-2018 SY - School Social Worker

Location: Special Education

Job Description:

Provides psychosocial assessments for purposes of determining eligibility for social work services; direct psychotherapy services to students who have social work services on their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs); and a problem solving service to students and their families to benefit the students. Serves as a member of diagnostic team and IEP committees.

Responsibilities:
Provides psychosocial assessments for purposes of determining eligibility for social work services and further psychological assessment.
Provides direct psychotherapy services to students who have social work services on their IEPs.
Provides a problem solving service to students and their families to benefit the students' IEPs.
Assists teachers in developing behavior management plans for special education students.
Formulate behavioral and social goals and measurable objectives.
Consults and collaborates with other school personnel in gathering and giving information on a case and in establishing and planning for respective roles in the modification of the special education student's behavior.
Performs casework services with parents to help students, to increase parents' understanding and participation in resolving the students' problems, and to increase parents' knowledge and use of available resources.
Provides individual, group or family counseling services as needed or required by the IEP.
Works in partnership with community agencies to coordinate services for special education students and their families.
Maintains professional development by participating in district-wide, outside-of-district, and site-based training opportunities.
Seeks technical assistance and consultation as needed from colleagues, site-based administrators and contact teacher, program support specialists, and the Special Education Department.
Maintains accurate records.
Performs other related work as assigned

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree from a graduate school of social work program. A minimum of a 500-clock hour supervised social work practicum. Satisfactory completion of 1 year as a school social worker with direction from a fully approved school social worker. Experience required for specific job assignment; amount to be determined by District. Licenses from the New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners and the New Mexico State Board of Education.


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