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  • Social Worker School Setting - SAGINAW - Part Time 2.5 days a week

    Job Locations US-MI-Saginaw
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/20/2018 4:05 PM)
    ID
    2018-3676
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Worker
  • Overview

    psi   is looking for a Michigan Licensed School Social Worker for a school in SAGINAW for 2.5 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.   Employees provide innovative resources within the fields of education, psychology, speech/language pathology, school health, prevention, and tutoring.  PSI employees work in assigned school partnering with an interdisciplinary staff as well as students to meet the individual needs of each student.  

     

    Come see why our employees recognize psi  as a Top Workplace for the last 3 years!

     

    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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