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Career opportunities for those who are in the process of completing or have completed their Master of Social Work degree.

School Social Worker

Posted 8/27/2015

Position Title:    Social Worker

Qualifications:   School Social Worker – Wisconsin Type 50 License

Master’s Degree in Social Work

Reports To:       Building Principal

 

Job Goal:           To help students resolve personal, emotional and social problems that

interfere with their adjustment to school and their capacity to enjoy the

fullest benefits of the education offered them.

 

Performance

Responsibilities: 1.      Performs casework with individual students to assist with personal,

social, or emotional adjustments related to their educational and social

progress, which may include small group facilitation.

2.   Performs casework service with parents as an integral part of the task

of helping students, to increase the parents’ understanding, their

constructive participation in resolving their child’s problems, and

their knowledge and use of appropriate resources available.

3.  Consults and collaborates with other school personnel in gathering and

sharing information on a case, and in establishing and planning for

respective roles in the modification of the student’s behavior.

4.   Assists with referrals of students to, and serves as a liaison with,

outside agencies such as the Department of Human Services, Juvenile

Court, private Mental Health Centers, for situations such as abuse and

neglect reporting and follow-up, homelessness, suicide prevention/

intervention and truancy issues.

5.   Makes home visits for the purpose of gathering helpful information on a

student’s background, assessment of appropriate services and support to

targeted families.

6.    Serves as a liaison between home, school and community.

7.     Assists students directly toward adjustment to school.

8.    Keeps records necessary for maintenance and evaluation of quality case

management.

9.   Assists other school staff in development and implementation of parent

and student programs when appropriate.

10. Participates as a member of IEP teams when appropriate which may include

collecting and reporting social histories, evaluating

educational/behavioral/social needs, promoting mutual understanding and

support between school and parents of the student’s personal issues and

exceptional educational needs and assisting in carrying out team

recommendations.

11.   Participates in prevention programming, delivery and policy making,

which addresses a variety of social emotional issues such as alcohol

tobacco and other drugs (ATOD), school safety which may include bullying

prevention and internet safely, teen-age pregnancy /school

age-parenting, healthy relationship building, and truancy

prevention/intervention.

12. Attends staff meetings and serves on district and community committees

as appropriate.

13. Maintains current knowledge of school social work best practice through

continuing education.

14. Perform such other duties as may be determined by the administrative

staff within parameters of the master agreement, Board of Education

policies, state statutes, and administrative rules.

 

HOW TO APPLY:       Submit your application materials using the WECAN system at the following

web address: https://services.education.wisc.edu/wecan. Additional

application materials can be downloaded at:

http://www.montello.k12.wi.us/cms_files/resources/Faculty%20Application%20Form.pdf

 

CONTACT:    Dr. Lynn Brown

District Administrator

222 Forest Lane

Montello WI 53949

(608) 297-7617, ext. 443 Phone

blbrown@montelloschools.org

Behavioral Health Case Manager

Posted 3/24/15

The Case Manager II (Masters Level) positions work for the Community Support Program (CSP) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) and provide support services to our clients who have been diagnosed with a severe, persistent mental illness to help them attain their highest level of independence while living in the community. Additionally, this position provides necessary crisis management and psycho-educational opportunities for clients to gain insight into their mental illness as well as empowering our clients to strive towards a higher level of independence

We also have clinical supervision opportunities for those working on their 3,000 hours for their APSW, LPC-IT and SAC-IT!

See job posting for more information.

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