Soliant has partnered with a moderately sized, suburban school community in Aurora, IL to place a full-time School Social Worker for the upcoming semester.
At about 40 miles from downtown Chicago, this is a suburb that has significant growth in the last decade, serving a diverse student population.
Details of the assignment below:
Cover 2 elementary school buildings
Estimated assignment time: 13 weeks (subject to change)
Social Worker credential issued by the Illinois State Board of Education (please note that this process can take a long time, applicants are asked to check on their timeline for their applications before they apply)
Conducting bio-psychosocial assessments and social histories;
Assessing students for substance use, support systems, physical and emotional functioning, barriers to academic performance, peer issues, suicidal/homicidal ideation, and similar issues;
Developing and implementing treatment plans and discharge plans that support student self-determination;
Providing direct therapeutic services such as individual, family or group therapy regarding specific issues;
Providing crisis management services, including assessing for safety;
Advocating for student services and students’ best interests;
Providing case management services including, but not limited to, referrals to community resources, collaboration with other professionals;
Providing trainings and workshops to teachers, school staff and parents;
Conducting home visits;
Identifying and resolving ethical issues;
Managing and supervising staff; and
Contributing to a multidisciplinary treatment team.
To apply, send your resume to Monica Guu at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (770) 723-3774