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  • Social Worker - DETROIT SCHOOLS - 3 Days a week

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-3444
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Worker
  • Overview

    We are looking for a Michigan Licensed School Social Worker for a school in the Detriot area 3 days a week.   In exchange for your dedication we offer a competetive salary, paid time off, flexible pay schedules, professional development and supervisory support. 

     

    PSI is dedicated to providing high-quality services to help students improve their grades, attitudes, health and behavior.   Our employees provide innovative resources within the fields of education, psychology, speech/language pathology, school health, prevention, and tutoring.  Employees are partnered with specific school/s in their area for the school year, enabling them to establish strong teams and relationships with other multi-disciplinary teams of educational professionals as well as students. School leaders have relied on PSI for nearly 4 decades to provide qualified professionals to address the various needs of their student populations.  Come see why PSI employees have voted PSI as a Top Work Place by the Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com 3 years in a row! 

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The Social Worker is responsible for applying knowledge of social work theories and interventions in order to provide student assessment, recommend IEP services and determine eligibility for special education services. Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological function of children and to strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning.

     

    • Manage caseload and develops an effective schedule which allows for direct service, collaboration and program management
    • Work with community groups to develop supportive resources.
    • Work with  team (e.g., school counselors and speech therapists) and teachers, parents, and administrators to try to alleviate specific problems.
    • Consult with parents on effective intervention strategies.
    • Consult with classroom teachers to help them better understand and work with particular students.
    • Evaluate students to determine need for emotional and social development services.
    • Conduct social development studies for students referred for special education services.
    • Administer standardized behavior scales.
    • Prepare a written diagnostic report for educational referrals.

    Qualifications

    • Michigan licensed School Social Worker REQUIRED
    • Knowledge of special education requirements in K-12 school setting
    • Ability to form liaison relationships with parents, schools and agencies
    • Strong organizational skills

     If hired, candidate must complete a BCI/FBI Background check and be in compliance with all state licensing guidelines.

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