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Social Worker

Company: The Winston Knolls School
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Looking for a dedicated Social Worker with LSW for an indenpendent Contract position As a non-public special education school approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. We provide school-based services to children (ages 3-21.11) diagnosed with autism spectrum and related disorders such as emotional / behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities and other health impairments. We believe every student should be given the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. Job Summary School Social Worker provides counseling and help to students, parents, and school staff to address the psychological and social well-being of the students. The School Social Worker will also work with outside support services or agencies to assist those students who need help in their personal lives. School Social Worker Responsibilities: -- Providing counseling sessions, treatment plans, or workshops as necessary and establishing prevention programs and intervention plans. -- Prepare Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA), and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP). -- Attend IEP meetings when appropriate. -- Assist with behavior reporting requirements. -- Providing consultation to teachers and administrators with behavioral challenges by communicating with students to find the causes of their distress. -- Providing information, when appropriate, to outside support services to help students' parents with economic, emotional, or physical issues. -- Communicating with parents, teachers, and administrators to understand students' challenges. -- Maintaining case files and reports to track students' progress and problems. -- Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS -- A valid license as a School Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois. -- Minimum of three (3) years' experience working within a school environment. Experience working with special needs students is a plus. Please forward your resume, cover letter and copy of your current license in the State of Illinois via email to Bill Ennis, Human Resources Director Questions or for a complete job description contact Bill Ennis, Human Resources Director Job Type: Contract Employment Type: Contract Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: The Winston Knolls School, Hoffman Estates , Social Worker, Healthcare , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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