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Location Bloomfield, CT
Discipline Social Worker
Date Posted May 15, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: School Social Worker - Bloomfield, CT

Responsibilities:
1. **Counseling and Support:** Provide individual and group counseling to students dealing with academic, behavioral, emotional, or social issues.
2. **Crisis Intervention:** Offer immediate support and intervention during crises such as family emergencies, mental health crises, or incidents of bullying.
3. **Assessment and Evaluation:** Conduct assessments to identify students' needs and develop appropriate intervention plans.
4. **Collaboration:** Work closely with teachers, administrators, parents, and community resources to support students' academic and social-emotional development.
5. **Advocacy:** Advocate for students' rights and access to resources both within the school system and in the community.
6. **Preventive Programs:** Develop and implement preventive programs addressing issues such as substance abuse, bullying, and conflict resolution.
7. **Case Management:** Manage caseloads, maintain accurate records, and monitor students' progress over time.
8. **Resource Referral:** Connect students and families with community resources such as mental health services, housing assistance, and financial aid programs.
9. **Education and Training:** Provide workshops and training sessions for students, parents, and staff on topics related to social-emotional development, mental health, and crisis management.
10. **Documentation:** Maintain detailed and confidential records of interventions, assessments, and communications with students and families.

Qualifications and Skills:
1. Master's degree in social work (MSW) from an accredited institution.
2. State licensure or certification as a social worker.
3. Experience working with children and adolescents in a school or similar setting.
4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
5. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
6. Knowledge of child development, family systems, and social welfare policies.
7. Cultural competency and sensitivity to diverse populations.
8. Crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills.
9. Proficiency in maintaining accurate records and documentation.
10. Commitment to ethical standards and confidentiality.

Attributes:
1. Empathy and compassion for students facing challenges.
2. Adaptability and flexibility in responding to changing needs and situations.
3. Patience and resilience in dealing with complex issues and crises.
4. Strong organizational and time-management skills.
5. Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.

This job description provides a comprehensive overview of the roles, responsibilities, qualifications, and attributes expected of a school social worker.

If you or someone you know is interested in this School Social Worker job in the Bloomfield, CT area, apply here, or email your resume directly to [email protected] 

Aidan Painter
Sunbelt Staffing - National Hiring Manager 
(813) 358-5641

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