School Social Worker

School Social Worker

School Social Worker is a challenging and rewarding occupation, one that delivers critical support to the next generation. we realize the importance of delivering you the crucial support you need to do your job well and excel. Our good connections to school districts across the country offer you the distance, location and caseload that you want to cover. Whether you’re looking contract assignments or direct hire placement, Shalom Staffing is here to create a custom employment plan that’s just for you. And it includes your choice of perks and benefits — Shalom Staffing offers health, vision, dental and life insurance, as well as the potential for vacation bonuses, travel reimbursement, referral bonuses, and much more.

What is a School Social Worker

A school social worker provides counseling and psycho-social services to children and adolescents in schools at both micro and macro levels. Social workers work as mental health experts, leaders of social and emotional development within the school community, family-school liaisons, and program development experts. They aim to address student issues by working with an ecological, systems approach with parents, the school, and the community. They also work with crisis intervention, group treatment, child neglect and abuse identification and reporting, integrating services to culturally and economically diverse populations

We care about our School Social Worker

We know how much you put into your job, as being a Social Worker of children with special needs can be challenging while it can be physically and emotionally draining to help students with mental and physical disabilities it can also be extremely satisfying, it is rewarding to help and see them progress and succeed. At Shalom Staffing, we want to give you the benefits and rewards that you deserve, we strive to get to know you and your desires to successfully match you with the best available therapist job opportunity. Shalom Staffing has career opportunities across the country for School Social Worker.

School Social Worker Job Description

School Social Workers are trained mental health professionals who can assist with mental health concerns, behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic, and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents, and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling/therapy.  School social workers are instrumental in furthering the mission of the schools which is to provide a setting for teaching, learning, and for the attainment of competence and confidence

School Social Worker participate in special education assessment meetings as well as individual Educational Planning Meetings work with those problems in a child’s living situation that affect the child’s adjustment in school. ( home, school, and community) They Prepare a social or developmental history on a child with a disability, Counsel (group, individual and/or family), obilize family, school, and community resources to enable the child to learn as effectively as possible in his or her educational program. They help the child develop appropriate social interaction skills and assist with conflict resolution and anger management. The School Social Worker alleviate family stress to enable the child to function more effectively in school &community and Assist parents to access programs available to students with special needs.