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OVERVIEW OF POSITION
The United Way Neighborhood Zones at Brooklyn seeks to build and strengthen the communities of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay utilizing a community informed approach. This strategy includes providing wraparound services to students, families and community residents to support their educational and economic goals. In addition to these services, adult education and job readiness programs will be provided to equip community members the skills and tools to fully participate in the job market.
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served, the School-Based Clinician is responsible for the overall management, coordination and administration of clinical/social work support services for general education students at Benjamin Franklin High School.
Critical features of this position are described under the headings below but are subject to change at the discretion of management. This job description reflects the designation of essential job functions but does not provide an all-inclusive list of duties that may be assigned.
Socio-Emotional Clinician Responsibilities:
- Implement evidenced based clinical interventions in a school-based and virtual environments (tiered level supports).
- Provide clinical supervision and oversight to UMD SSW interns
- Provide individual, family and group therapy to adolescent clients and their families as needed
- Provide crisis intervention, mediation and case management supports.
- Work with multidisciplinary team members to create and implement therapeutic interventions that will support student success.
- Provide teacher and administrative consultations, as well as classroom and hallway support and intervention.
- Create and implement mental health education, policies and procedures for the school.
- Conduct home visits when needed
- Serve on related school, city and statewide committees
- Facilitate dissemination of mental health best practices in schools and community-based agencies via trainings and conference presentations.
- Assist with agency fundraising efforts.
- Ensure HIPAA, FERPA and confidentiality policies and procedures are followed.
- Implement school and community level interventions as appropriate.
- Assist with fundraising.
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Comfortable providing services in person and virtually
Education and Experience Requirements:
- Master of Education, Social Work or Human Services from an accredited institution of higher education.
- LGSW eligible for LCSW or LCSW-C required.
- A minimum of 2 years clinical experience.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience supervising interns or staff.
- Experience in conducting school and community assessments.
- Experience in identifying, developing, and cultivating resources for programs.
- Experience with building community relationships.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills which produce clear and concise materials
- Experience working on a diverse team, and with diverse constituencies
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and complex work environment
- Experience working in the public or not-for-profit sector, preferred.
Conditions of Employment:
- Able to pass background check
- Compensation: based on experience; plus full benefit package.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use “School-Based Clinician” in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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