We are currently looking for a new person to join our team!
- Conduct social work assessments that examine risk and strengths of children and their families who attend the Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts (BTW).
- Develop service plans by identifying evidence based or informed programs and services available for a variety of client issues dealing with challenges, strengths, change and crisis. Establish and monitor the connection between the service providers and individual children and their families.
- Participate on the school’s leadership team and support the principal’s vision for school day and after-school program curriculum to the fullest extent possible.
- Provide training, guidance, and support to teachers, school administrators, and staff as well as other community partners regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, and /or medical care.
- Maintain case records and document client(s) progress. May perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports, and other accountability measures.
- Participate in capacity-building activities, including initiative-wide and site-based training, network meetings and study visits, and with the principal ensure the participation of other site-based staff as needed or required.
- Train social work interns working at BTW.
- Use traditional and non-traditional communication channels such as social media and other web technologies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Education: Masters in Social Work
- License/Certification: Licensed as Graduate Social Work (LGSW) in the State of Maryland
- Preferred Experience: Two years working with low-income communities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies utilizing proper application of diagnostic tools.
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with a diverse client population using various approved interviewing techniques and consultative approaches. Ability to work as part of a team, as well as with individuals and/or families from diverse ethnic, racial, and social-economic backgrounds. Demonstrated leadership ability, effective verbal and written communication skills, and capacity for creative problem-solving, conflict resolution.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPAA (Health Information Portability & Accountability Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and state regulations.
- Strong written and oral community skills as well as proficiency in information technology work processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
For more information or to apply, please visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=170001WF&lang=en. This posting has been extended until January 16th!
Please pass on to any individuals that you think would be a great fit for our team!