• Social Worker

    Job Location US-IL-Bloomington
    Posted Date 3 days ago(1/16/2020 10:59 AM)
    Job ID
    8295
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
    Regular / Temporary
    Regular
  • Overview

    Catapult Learning is a leading provider of contracted educational services to schools and districts nationwide. We are an organization of dedicated people who know how exciting and rewarding it is to help children achieve.

     

    Catapult emphasizes small group teaching environments and high professional standards and will provide you the opportunity to grow with us and help students achieve beyond expectations.  You will have the opportunity to work with a very specialized population in an intimate setting.  We also offer a full suite of health benefits, education assistance and 401k plan to full-time employees.

     

    School Counselors will provide counseling services to students in both individual and/or group sessions as dictated by the IEP, and as necessitated within the specific school/programming environment. 

    Responsibilities

    • Provide informal and formal assessments
    • Provide families with contact information regarding community resources and support networks
    • Maintain appropriate school records and provide written reports and communication logs
    • Actively participate in all aspects of the school day
    • Participate in the IEP process as required
    • Provide updates for IEP Counseling goals and objectives
    • Attend IEP meetings of the students on your caseload
    • Provide social skills lessons in classrooms at teachers request
    • Participate in student threat assessment and crisis planning/resolution
    • Facilitate process for students requiring hospitalization as a result of mental health crisis at school
    • Support students, family, and/or program personnel to ensure effective resolution of mental health crises or hospitalization process during normal programming and extended hours as necessary
    • Supporting classroom instruction and engagement
    • Implementation of verbal and physical components of the Program’s prescribed methodologies for verbal de-escalation and/or physical management, when necessary
    • Supervise Clinical Interns, as necessary
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

    • Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or Child/Family Therapy from an accredited University
    • Licensure must match state regulatory or credentialing guidelines to provide services in schools
    • In-depth knowledge of special education programs, with commensurate experience working with individuals with exceptional needs
    • Possession of a valid US State driver’s license; willing to travel locally using own transportation (mileage reimbursed) or school van, and willing to travel within the region as required
    • Ability to work extended and/or evening hours on occasion or as needed

     

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • An understanding of the IEP process
    • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas);
    • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with schools, and agencies.
    • Skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements);
    • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions

     

    PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs.
    • Be able to stand for long periods of time.
    • Ability to use physical restraints.
    • Most programs are in school settings.

    Candidate can apply directly to lindsey.singla@sesischools.com

     

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    EEO Statement

    At Catapult Learning, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Catapult believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success

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