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School Social Worker/Counselor (Forbush School at Glyndon - High School Program)

 

20027

FSG-HM Operations

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Day Shift

M - F; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

40


The Forbush School at Glyndon's High School Program is located on the Hannah More campus and provides programming for students in grades 9 through 12 with high functioning autism, emotional disabilities, or specific learning disabilities. The high school is a year round, co-educational program designed to maximize each student's ability to obtain his or her high school diploma in a nurturing and supportive environment. We offer a traditional high school program using the Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum.


As a School Social Worker/Counselor you will:


  • Perform a full range of clinical social work/counseling services for students with serious emotional/behavioral issues and some autism spectrum disorders
  • Function as a key member of a treatment team and assist in developing treatment plans and monitor and evaluate students' progress
  • Interview students and families to perform admission intake functions or provide preadmission screening as needed
  • Communicate with school systems; assist families in providing referrals for community resources/agencies and coordination with local social service agencies
  • Conduct individual, family, and group therapy sessions for students and their families in order to assist in resolving personal and environmental problems that prevent them from achieving their highest level of psychosocial functioning
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of discharge and aftercare plans

Requires: 


  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field
  • Current Maryland State licensure as a LCSW-C, LGSW, LCPC, LGPC by time of hire and throughout tenure in position
  • Social Workers working in schools are required to have active MSDE certification as a School Social Worker at time of appointment or must apply for MSDE SW certification within 60 days of accepting a School Social Worker assignment, and must maintain this certification while working in any school assignment
    • LGSW candidates will be required to receive 144 hours of supervision provided by a board-approved SPHS LCSW-C supervisor and is expected to apply and sit for the LCSW-C license within 2 to 3 years of acceptance of LGSW role. Will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month with the LCSW-C supervisor. Will be responsible for maintaining documentation, for at least 5 years, of supervisory sessions including dates, duration, and focus of supervision, to be available for verification to the Board. 
    • LGPC candidates will be required to receive 100 hours of face-to-face clinical supervision provided by a board-approved supervisor and will be expected to apply for the LCPC license within 2-3 years of acceptance of LGPC role. Will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month with the approved supervisor. Will be responsible for maintaining documentation, for at least 5 years, of supervisory sessions including dates, duration, and focus of supervision, to be available for verification to the Board.