Long Term Substitute Secondary Social Worker
Hopkins Public Schools - Hopkins, MN

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Description:
Secondary social worker. Case manager/contact person for Special Education students with EBD and/or ASD emphasis; provides goal setting intervention, problem solving, and support experience for students; provides identification, screening and referral services of youth with potential handicapping conditions, receives and processes referrals within school as well as from outside agencies; assists in evaluation, development, coordination and implementation of individual education plans. Inservices staff and parents regarding special education services and needs of students. Coordinates services and/or implements consistent program between school, home and community. Functions as a group facilitator for counseling groups; provides consultation to regular education teachers and administrators concerning their interaction with Special Education students; teams with other members of multidisciplinary staff for consultation and planning; provides a part of assessment component for mainstream students referred for special education services as well as reassessment and program planning; performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Masters and LICSW licensure in Social Work. Candidate must be able to demonstrate functions described in district role description, must maintain a sense of flexibility and willingness to continue learning. Provide social-emotional/family assessments in areas of need related to learning difficulties, emotional / behavioral needs. Work with groups of students or individuals. Person should be knowledgeable in family-systems, functional behavior assessment, designing interventions, progress monitoring tactics, and other methodologies. Must understand due process/special education standards and provide documentation.

FTE

: .50 FTE

Start Date: January 7, 2013

End Date: June 10, 2013

Salary

: In accordance the HEA Agreement

Application Procedures

: Apply online.