APPLICANT POOL: SOCIAL WORKER SPECIAL EDUCATION

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM 87101
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    To assist students, families, and schools in the reduction of social, emotional and environmental barriers to learning.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Follows methods of school social work practice appropriate to identified concerns, including direct services, collaboration/consultation, and program development.
    • Provides direct services including School Social Work assessments, crisis intervention, group, individual and family counseling/interventions and information/ referral to mobilize resources and services.
    • Serves as home-school-community liaison.
    • Develops and maintains relationships in partnership with other school personnel, community agencies, students and their families.
    • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings relating to the educational planning and progress of students in Special Education.
    • Ensures parent participation in the student's educational placement through home visits and other outreach activities.
    • Establishes and maintains communication with parents regarding student academic, social/emotional and behavioral progress.
    • Consults and shares information with teachers, administrators and other school personnel.
    • Assists in developing positive behavioral supports and interventions strategies for students.
    • Participates in the development and delivery of in-service programs for school, District staff, and the community.
    • Provides case management services to support and optimize student success in the educational setting.
    • Assesses the quality and effectiveness of school social work services and provides documentation, as necessary.
    • Accesses clinical social work consultation and support from an LISW level 3 school social worker.
    • Complies with the Code of Ethics and Standards for School Social Work Services from the National Association of Social Workers.
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations and ability to practice in a culturally competent manner in-person and on the telephone.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
    • Knowledge of District policies on immunization, medication, first aid, emergencies and child abuse/neglect.
    • Knowledge of school community, needs of student populations, and Special Education laws and regulations.
    • Knowledge and application of a strengths based systems approach.
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Master's degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
    • Valid New Mexico State Board of Education license in Social Work 601.
    • Valid and active New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners license.
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Bernadette Lucero-Turner / turner_b@aps.edu

    APPLY TO:

    APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

    In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    SALARY:

    Salary Schedule A

    DAYS:

    183

    HOURS:

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    Posting ID: 554940889Posted: 2020-05-21