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School Social Worker

Detroit Institute for Children Detroit, MI
  • Posted: 12 days ago
  • $20 to $37 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

We are seeking a School Social Worker to join our team! You will provide Social Work support to students in either individual or group settings. You will also be responsible for managing the IEP process for students on your caseload.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess nature of students' situations by interviewing and reviewing personal history
  • Develop and execute individual treatment plans and IEPs
  • Determine appropriate milestones to gauge student progress
  • Communicate student updates to all relevant parties
  • Facilitate the IEP process, coordinate with parents, staff and administration
  • Maintain accurate student case notes and documentation

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in school social work
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Ability to build rapport with students, staff and administration
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work autonomously with little supervision or direction
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as this position will rely on partnerships with the Special Education staff

Detroit Institute for Children

Why Work Here?

Almost 100 year-old non-profit, excellent compensation and benefits

Founded in 1920, the Detroit Institute for Children provides a passionate, integrated approach to services for Michigan's children with special needs and their families. Currently, the agency serves over 7,000 children in schools, Head Start, and Early Intervention programs throughout Detroit and Southeast Michigan. Services provided include speech language pathology, occupational and physical therapies, social work, psychological services and special education consulting.

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Metro Detroit
Detroit, MI
USA

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