School Social Worker - Careers

Archway Programs | Atco, NJ

Posted Date 2/14/2020
Expiration Date3/15/2020

School Social Worker - Careers



The principle responsibility of the School Social Worker - Careers will be to provide individual/group/family counseling to assigned students/families. The school social worker provides appropriate and consistent services to the student, helping to implement educational activities and Careers transitioning for post-graduation success. Other duties will include reviewing all individual/group therapy referrals from school personnel and collaborating with team members in assigning students for individual/group/family counseling. He/she also attends all meetings with school staff involved in clinical services/visits classrooms to observe students/offer consulting services to teachers.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Serves as a CST member
  • Attends meetings with parents/teachers
  • Conducts counseling with parents as directed
  • Assist Careers teacher with on-campus and off-campus SLE areas, and necessary Career activities throughout the school year
  • Refers high school students to DVRS and works in collaboration with Career teacher/staff
  • Collaborates with school personnel on cases of suspected child abuse & makes reports to DYFS
  • Contacts families/local school districts/DYFS/other agencies as needed
  • Participates in planning/conducting professional workshops/teacher in-service training
  • Participates in staffing and program development
  • Manage caseload of students to provide individual, group and/or peer mediation services to students
  • Supervises interns or other team members as directed by School Supervisor and/or Principal
  • Attends yearly Primary Restraint Technique (PRT) training.
  • Responsible for any miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Participates in PIP for improved job performance


 Other knowledge, skills, and certifications required:

NJ Certified School Social Worker

Additional comments:

All staff will be trained annually in Primary Restraint Technique (PRT), Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). 

Archway Programs is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women.




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