Social Worker - Normandy School District
Summary: Assists students in receiving maximum benefit from their school experience by identifying and attempting to eliminate social, emotional, and environmental barriers to success.
Provides services to and effectively addresses the needs of seriously emotionally disturbed students in the least restrictive environment.
(To be successful at SSD all positions must embrace the principles of – One Child-One Team, service oriented leadership, accountable management, and effective collaboration.)
Instruction and Learning – Student achievement/performance and staff growth
- Provides direct/group counseling services and/or case management services to address specific needs determined through the assessment process. If applicable, acts as a member of the therapeutic team which identifies and addresses the mental health needs of individual students in a specific program within the district.
- Keeps records of activities and makes monthly statistical reports to social work administrator; records student interventions in a confidential and professional manner; provides a written response to services provided through IEP and/or the referral process.
- Continuously monitors social, emotional and environmental factors impacting student performance and, as a part of the IEP team, routinely evaluates student progress and program needs.
- Assists staff in the assessment and interpretation of the social, emotional and environmental needs of students within the realm of the school setting to minimize factors which inhibit learning.
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in social work required (54 to 60 hours). Experience in child mental health and individual/group counseling with children required. Experience in services to children with disabilities preferred.