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Social Worker, Adoption Services

New York, NY
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Overview

This Social Work position holds responsibilities in two core areas - adoption services and training. This role requires the application of both clinical as well as administrative skills.

The ideal candidate has experience in child development, adoption and/or child welfare. This role requires strong engagement and assessment skills and the ability to educate a diverse population of pre-adoptive parents. The individual must be comfortable visiting families in their homes, driving and using mass transit within the tri-state area, and have flexibility when scheduling evening appointments.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct home study assessments and write home study reports for families pursuing adoption. This requires the application of clinical skills and judgment.
  • Conduct post-placement/post-adoption visits and reporting. Ability to identify normative vs. atypical post-placement adjustment of child and family, and ability to teach families tools to promote optimal child development and attachment.
  • Document all client communications in client database.
  • Facilitate programming, workshops, trainings, and presentations on adoption and child development.
  • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor, including but not limited to conference attendance, presentations, workshops, support group facilitation, and trainings.

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in Social Work, with licensing in New York, dual license in New Jersey a plus
  • 1-3 years' relevant experience preferred (child welfare, adoption)
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required, including travel and home visits

Technical Skills

  • MS Office - Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe
  • Comfort with other technology including social media, webinars and video-chat

Key Competencies

  • Thorough clinical assessment skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills, including robust organization, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in collaborative environment with various departments, which supports both individual and cooperative work


Overview

This Social Work position holds responsibilities in two core areas - adoption services and training. This role requires the application of both clinical as well as administrative skills.

The ideal candidate has experience in…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Mestrado Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Spanish speaking strongly preferred.

Spanish speaking strongly preferred.

Localização

Presencial
New York, NY, USA

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