School Social Worker / Positive Behavior Specialist

Friday, December 1, 2017
Whitehall District Schools
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Qualifications: MSW w/School Social Work Certificate ● Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills ● Ability to develop and implement behavior intervention plans, classroom management systems, and reinforcement systems ● Ability to use effective instructional strategies and techniques for at-risk learners ● Experience in the development and implementation of affective/social skills lessons ● Experience in the development and implementation of progress monitoring systems ● Experience with group facilitation and problem-solving strategies ● Ability to effectively lead/facilitate group processes ● Partner in the development of a school-wide culture and learning climate that supports students with learning disabilities, emotional impairments, cognitive impairments, behavioral support needs, or struggle in the learning environment as a result of being at-risk as a learner ● Supports the design, adjustments and communication of an effective school-wide system of behavioral support to benefit all learners ● Lead team process to develop, implement, consult, and monitor individual behavior plans throughout the entire school environment ● Collaborate with fellow school social workers, counselors, general education teachers, special education teachers, and building principal to contribute to the establishment of an optimal learning environment ● Serve as consult to teachers in need of engagement, motivation, and behavior adaptation strategies to increase achievement of students Responsibilities: Tier I ● Building-wide PBIS Matrix ● Implementation of school-wide Tier I PBIS instruction ● Classroom observations, follow-ups, coaching (non-evaluative) ● Assist principal with PBIS Committee, data collection, and communication Tier II ● Create and conduct small group re-teaching sessions based on collected data ● Conduct Check-in/Check-out interventions ● Implement or ensure the implementation of other Tier II PBIS interventions ● Provide individual mental health and behavioral sessions to students in frequent need Tier III ● Coordinate services with FRC, HealthWest, DHS, and other community partners/service providers ● Conduct FBA/PBSP meetings ● Write, implement, track data, and follow up on PBSPs ● Service provider for special education student with social work needs ● Conduct initial and reevaluations to determine eligibility for special education Questions should be directed to: or

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