NYS Licensed Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Job Details
Experienced
Seasonal
Graduate Degree
$62,000.00 - $82,000.00 Salary/year
Negligible
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

Started in 1958, the mission of the Kennedy Children's Center (KCC) is to assist young children experiencing significant delays in critical areas of development such as cognition and learning, mobility, speech and communication, and social relations.

KCC has a need for a NYS Licensed Certified Social Worker (CSW) position. The CSW provides mandated family services/counseling needs for children and supervises development on FBA and monitor all behavior improvement plans (BIPs), as well as 1:1 Paraprofessional staff. They strengthen the communication between school and home.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide mandated counseling services to children according to IEP mandates.
  • Work with school administrative director to refer student to CPSE for FBA if required.
  • Reviews/revises behavior improvement plans (BIPs) with school team and communicates plan with family/caregiver.
  • Provides support to assist classroom staff with collection of data as identified in BIP.
Qualifications
  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) is highly preferred, but not required.
  • NYS Licensed Certified Social Worker/certified.
  • Previous experience in working with families of children with disabilities in the NYC area.
  • Experience with providing play therapy to children who receive counseling as part of their mandated IEP services.
  • Ability to engage and manage small groups of parents to provide ongoing support and guidance on timely and appropriate issues for a preschool special education environment.
  • Team driven individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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