Virtual School Social Worker (with 310) - Urgent Need - 23/24 School Year

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Job Details

Location Kalamazoo, MI
Discipline Social Worker - Telehealth
Date Posted February 08, 2024

Job Description

VocoVision, a leading provider of virtual education services, is seeking a talented Virtual School Social Worker to work for the 2023/2024 school year. In this remote position, you will have the opportunity to provide crucial support and counseling to students in the comfort of their homes, creating a positive and supportive learning environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with school staff, teachers, and parents to identify and address the social and emotional needs of students.
  • Conduct virtual assessments to evaluate students' social and emotional well-being, identifying challenges and implementing appropriate interventions.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to students, fostering positive mental health and emotional development.
  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students with social-emotional needs, ensuring their academic success.
  • Advocate for students and their families, connecting them with community resources and support services as needed.
  • Participate in virtual meetings and professional development opportunities to stay informed about best practices in virtual school social work.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.
  2. Valid and current Michigan state social work license (LMSW or LCSW). 310 certification is also required. 
  3. Proven experience as a social worker in an educational setting or related field.
  4. Knowledge of virtual platforms and technology for remote counseling and support services.
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage effectively with students, parents, and school staff virtually.
  6. Ability to assess and address the social-emotional needs of students from diverse backgrounds and varying age groups.
  7. Familiarity with the Michigan state education system and regulations pertaining to school social work.
  8. Compassionate and empathetic approach to support students facing challenges and obstacles.

To apply, please use this post or submit your updated resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected].

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