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Duties

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Achieving Therapeutic Goals
• Provides crisis management services, when applicable
• Conducts Life-Space Interviews with students, when appropriate
• Diffuses student anger
• Facilitates group therapy
• Provides individual therapy
• Supports classroom and interpersonal interactions through classroom-based/unit-based activities

Providing Training/Education
• Assumes responsibility for designing systems of support for students in the program (e.g. Peer Mediation, Peer Counseling, etc.)
• Facilitates and provides in-depth family training

Coordinating Case Management
• Communicates frequently with student families
• Connects students to available resources for future planning
• Works collaboratively with outside agencies and personnel, when appropriate, to assist with meeting student needs
• Initiates, facilitates and monitors Wraparound Planning, when appropriate
• Assists with designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating functional analyses and behavior plans
• Communicates regularly with team members regarding individual student strengths, needs and educational programming

Staff Roles
• Maintains a safe environment for students and staff
• Therapeutically processes with students, inappropriate behaviors that occur, when students are ready
• Restrains when necessary in accordance with policy and after having been properly trained
• Demonstrates professionalism while setting examples for students
• Obtains and applies knowledge and strategies from the various disciplines which make up the trans-disciplinary team
• Participates in transition planning, when appropriate
• Assists with in-service to district personnel on the needs of students when they are returning to a less restrictive environment
• Acts as a resource for team members regarding mental health, personal development and/or social issues
• Shares knowledge of resources and agencies that provide support services to a specialized population and/or program
• Assists with in-service to district personnel on the needs of students when they are returning to a less restrictive environment
• Participates in transition, when appropriate
• Acts as a resource for team members regarding mental health, personal development and/or social issues
• Shares knowledge of resources and agencies that provide support services to a specialized population and/or program
• Strives to maintain a working knowledge of curriculum and Illinois State Standards

Professionalism
• Follows policies and procedures of SWCCCASE
• Demonstrates professionalism while setting examples for students
• Demonstrates continual assessment of personal and program effectiveness, responds effectively to feedback
• Actively participates in the evaluation process
• Demonstrates flexibility and is adaptable to change
• Uses judgement appropriately
• Conducts self in appropriate and ethical manner
• Treats others with respect and dignity
• Participates in professional growth activities
• Maintains a clean work area
• Dresses appropriately

Communication Skills
• Performs as an integral member of the educational team
• Maintains confidentiality in matters related to this position
• Relates in a helpful, positive, and efficient manner with peers, supervisors, and all those in contact with SWCCCASE

Qualifications

Masters Degree in Social Work, Illinois Type 73

Certificate in Social Work

How to Apply

Apply online on our employment page at:  www.swcccase.org  

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/swcccase/onlineapp/default.aspx

Job Posting Date

4/8/2021

Start Date

N/A