Social Worker, Learning to Work for Transfer Schools in Brooklyn/Manhattan

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/23/2018

Address

Brooklyn
NY
United States

Description

Learning to Work (LTW) for Transfer Schools Program will provide services to students, ages 15 -21 who are over-aged for grade, under-credited, and have spent at least one year in another high school to earn a high school diploma and gain valuable vocational and life skills supports. Using the Primary Person Model, each student will have a Career Advocate who will: guide students towards removing barriers toward graduation, engage students in college preparatory activities, provide supportive services, and increase self-direction and self-sufficiency through meaningful career exploration experiences, including subsidized internship placements for students.​


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) provide individual and/or group counseling services to assist individuals and their families to achieve effective personal development and adjustment.; and, (2) counsel clients in dealing with such issues as: behavior, educational progress, family dynamics, mental and physical health, housing, personal finances, substance abuse, mental and/or physical trauma.   


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) degree required.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must obtain Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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