School Social Worker

(Posting Date: September 16, 2020) The goal of the School Social Worker is to reduce obstacles (systemic or individual) that impede students’ ability to learn in the school environment.  A primary objective of the School Social Worker is to support/promote positive and healthy skills that enable children to form age-appropriate relationships, effectively manage emotions/behaviors and learn at the academic pace of which they are capable. Through the use of assessment, counseling, consultation, and coordination of services, School Social Workers provide unique services to students, parents, staff, and the community. Their training prepares them to assume leadership and crisis intervention roles that assist all in the learning community. School Social Workers provide crisis intervention, counseling, and ongoing supports that enhance the social-emotional skills of students who struggle in the school environment. Click here to download the job description.