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School Social Worker - Warren, MI (20-21 School Year) Full-time

Job Code
2208877
Job Category
Schools - School Psychologist
Job Location
Warren, MI
Job Type
Contract
Last Updated
Posted 18 days ago
Company
Soliant Health
 
 

Now Interviewing For School Social Worker Near Warren, Michigan (Online Positions Available) Full-time Position

We are looking to hire a Social Worker for this school year. The Social Worker will assist the schools in a flourishing district in Michigan.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts required training for mandated reporters of suspected child abuse and neglect
  • Provides casework assessment and services to students and their families
  • Works with schools to implement attendance programs and support compliance of the compulsory attendance law; Prepares and files educational neglect and truancy petitions; Attends all court hearings on petitions filed
  • Assists schools in determining guardianship, placement and/or residence of students
  • Assists parents and students with referrals to community agencies and resources
  • Maintains case records and related statistical data, demonstrating knowledge of various student information and software programs
  • Submits accurate monthly reports electronically on school social work services provided at each assigned school
  • Solicits the aid of community agencies and resources to provide tangible needs to the individual student and his/her family
  • Works with parents and children in a confidential and caring manner and assists the family, school, and community in any way required to bridge gaps between family and school
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator
  • Education and Experience
    Education:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (required)
  • Certification/Licensure:

  • Must hold certification as a School Social Worker in-state
  • MDE approval
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of norms of behavior at stages in a child's growth and development as affected by chronological age
  • Knowledge of laws which affect children such as child labor, guardianship, custody, and compulsory school attendance
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with community agencies
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with district personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Send your resume and 2-3 references to Michael.Jeffries@Soliant.com


     
     

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