Summary of Responsibilities # CB:
Performs screening for developmental, social, emotional and behavioral well-being for early identification and primary prevention of challenges, and for timely and responsive assessment or intervention services needed for at-risk students; Assists with screening for Exceptional Student Education (ESE) and attend staffing meetings for students being considered for the programs. Performs assessments such as psychosocial/developmental history, adaptive behavioral measurements, and classroom observation. Prepares individualized assessments and incorporate parents', students', and teachers' perspectives and performance objectives into final assessments. Provides individual, group and family counseling to address targeted problems interfering with students' functioning and well-being.
Details of Education and Skills:
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or related field.
Must adhere to the values and ethics of the social work profession and use the professional standards for School Social Work Services and Code of Ethics as guides in decision-making.
Must have at minimum of one year of professional experience and have knowledge of the clinical needs of students enrolled in M-DCPS.
Time management is essential to the success of this position.
Demonstrates sensitivity and competency in working with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse groups.
Special Requirements and Skills:
Current BLS (from the American Heart Association)
Current First Aid