West Nyack, New York
School Social Worker
Rockland BOCES has an opening for a School Social Worker in our Partnership for Safe and Healthy Youth program.
POSITION: School Social Worker – working with the Partnership for Safe and Healthy Youth, the school social worker will provide services to students and families who are involved with multiple agencies. Working with administration, parents, teachers and community based resources, the school social worker will assist the team to identify the resources needed in order to support the student and families.
Serve as liaison between families and the school to positively promote collaborative process in supporting students and their families;
Establish network linkages and serve as liaison with outside agencies;
Locate and mobilize community resources to support the student and family;
Conduct home visits related to establishing communication and positive connections between the parent/guardian and school setting around identified issues;
Collaborate with school staff and other school system personnel in implementing strategies to promote student learning;
Provide crisis intervention services;
Provide counseling services;
Refer students and families to appropriate community resources for ongoing behavioral health treatment;
Collaborate with family members to address academic, behavioral, social, and mental health issues;
Collaborate with faculty during Intervention and services;
Participate in individual case conferencing with teachers, parents, guidance counselors, and administrators;
Perform other duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in social work. NYS certified as a school social worker required. Bilingual preferred.
Bilingual and/or Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.
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