School Social Worker | Portland, OR

  • Portland, OR
  • Schools - Social Worker
  • 14 days ago

School Social Worker | Portland, OR

Position Details

  • Full time
  • K-12 Caseload
  • Duties:
    • Possess an extensive knowledge of a variety of forms of intervention and prevention models for both individuals and group settings.
    • Maintain ongoing caseload of at-risk students from all school sites.
    • Foster healthy families through community and school programming, including, but not limited to: parent education and community service.
    • Create and maintain relationships with outside agencies to help foster better learning and support for the students and their families.
    • Perform initial intake screening; assess need and urgency of response; determine services and potential need for referral to other service providers; monitor delivery of treatment and social services.
    • Link students and parents to mental health, medical and social services; including food, clothing, and shoes.
    • Provide crisis counseling and referrals for students as needed.
    • Consistently and routinely update case files for students under their caseload.
    • Support the SARB process, when appropriate, to assist in the prevention and remediation of attendance problems.
    • Oversee the monitoring of students with serious attendance problems and assist in follow-up by phone, email, letters, attendance reports and tracking attendance on the Student Information System (SIS).
    • Review attendance policies annually in collaboration with district administration.
    • Foster positive relationships with students and families.
    • Work with school and district personnel in obtaining needed assistance for pupils and/or families from community agencies.
    • Assist site and district staff in conducting residency checks and home visits.
    • Possess a thorough understanding of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics.
    • Create positive and consistent communication with staff and administration about social work goals and processes.

Position Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • LMSW or LCSW
  • Previous schools experience preferred

Position Benefits

  • Weekly paychecks
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • 401K Matching

If you are interested in learning more about the position, please send me an email with your updated resume. I'd love to help you with your next opportunity!

Shelby Saunders
Senior Director of Educational Resources
(678) 497-4917
[email protected]


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