|Social Worker I CRSC
||Ad ID : 648
||Posted: ||Tuesday, October 08, 2013
|Expires: ||Monday, September 28, 2015|
|Job Title: ||Social Worker I CRSC|
|Job Location: ||Baltimore, MD|
|Type of Position: ||Full-Time Permanent|
|Number of Openings: ||1|
|Annual Salary: ||from $45,000 to $50,000|
|Education Required: ||Masters|
|Years of Experience Required: ||2|
|Overnight Travel: ||None|
|Vacation Time: ||2 weeks / year|
|Options: ||Health/Dental Benefits · Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave · Tuition Reimbursement|
|More about the job:||JOB SUMMARY
The University of Maryland, Baltimore partners with community partners with community- based and faith -based organizations to improve the educational, health and developmental outcomes of children from birth to young adulthood in the West Baltimore neighborhoods of Upton/Druid Heights. Entitled, Promise Heights the partnership led by the led by the University of Maryland School of Social Work created a pipeline of integrated and coordinated services that begins with prenatal care and continues through middle school. Future partnerships will include high school, college and employment development.
The University of Maryland School of Social Work is currently seeking a Social Worker for the Historic Samuel C. Taylor Elementary School in Baltimore City. The social worker is responsible for connecting students to a customized set of services through collaboration with families, teachers, school staff, and community agencies. The social worker will work in tandem with the administration and faculty at the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School (SCT), as well as other Promise Heights employees, to effectively develop and oversee programs within the school.
1. Conduct social work assessments that examine risk and strengths of children and their families who attend the Historic Samuel C. Taylor Elementary School.
2. Develop service plans by identifying evidence based or informed programs and services available for a variety of client issues dealing with challenges, strengths, change and crisis. Establishes and monitors the connection between the service providers and individual children and their families.
3. Participate on the school’s leadership team and support the principal’s vision for school day and after school program curriculum to the fullest extent possible.
4. Provide training, guidance, and support to teachers, school administrators, and staff as well as other community partners regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, and /or medical care
5. Maintain case records and document client (s) progress. May perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports and other accountability measures
6. Participate in capacity-building activities, including initiative-wide and site-based trainings, network meetings and study visits, and with the principal ensure the participation of other site-based staff as needed or required
7. Train social work interns working at SCT
• Master’s Degree in Social Work
• Licensed as Graduate Social Work (LGSW) in the State of Maryland
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies utilizing proper application of diagnostic tools
• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with a diverse client population using various approved interviewing techniques and consultative approaches
• Ability to independently construct comprehensive assessments
• Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for resolving problems and facilitating decision-making processes
• Excellent organizational and project management skills. Ability to manage situations with tact, diplomacy, understanding, and fairness. Ability to maintain confidentiality of clients and information obtained during treatment
• Demonstrated leadership ability and effective verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPPA (Health Information Portability & Accountability Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and state regulations
• Ability to independently review and authorize documentation of others for reimbursement or grant submissions
• Ability to work as part of a team, as well as with individuals and/or families from diverse ethnic, racial, and social-economic backgrounds
• Proficient in information technology work processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
If interested in this position, please use SOCIAL WORKER I CRSC as the subject line and send a cover letter and writing sample in addition to your resume.
|Company Profile and Contact Information|| |
|Company name: ||Promise Heights|
|Company type: ||Employer|
|Company Size (number of employees): ||100-499|
|Company Profile: ||The mission of Promise Heights (PH) is to create a comprehensive child, family and community building model in West Baltimore that provides children 0-21 with educational, social, physical, and economic opportunities and which allows them to thrive and succeed in work and family life.
It involves a unique partnership between the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations, government, and communities in West Baltimore, all with a deep commitment to finding solutions to meet the needs of vulnerable families.
Based on a number of opportunities, the community of Upton was identified as the first neighborhood to be served. Upton has some strong characteristics: churches that continue to serve as social service providers and community anchors; a history of civil rights activism; the creation of African American institutions and a once renowned entertainment district on Pennsylvania Avenue. Upton and historic West Baltimore have large percentages of child residents; of 6,320 residents in Upton a third are children, and over 50% of these children live in poverty. In addition close to 50% of area adults lack a high school diploma or equivalency, and at the last census, 60% of community adults were either unemployed or not in the work force (Census, 2000). |
|Company website address: ||www.promiseheights.org|
|Contact email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Phone number: ||410-706-6404|
|Address: ||525 W. Redwood Street Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA|
|Contact Name: ||Promise Heights|
|Preferred Method of Contact: ||E-mail|
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