SUMMARY: Responsible for providing case management including Title X services, comprehensive needs assessment, planning, advocacy and follow-up in addition to coordination of community resource support, to at-risk students and families. Communicate with school staff, families and community agencies toward establishing and achieving individualized academic, behavior and attendance goals as well as increasing access to needed community resources (i.e. health insurance, food, clothing and housing assistance).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Provide direct case management services for a caseload of students and/or families. Includes attending meetings with and on behalf of the at-risk students and families both at school and in the community. Coordinate community resource supports as needed and offer advocacy and follow-up. Duties also include attending court or district hearings as necessary.
2. Coordination of referral services and intervention treatment activities. Conduct student and family needs assessments, planning and follow-up, and/or assist with scheduling and completion of such assessments by community agencies for the purpose of developing effective recommendations for intervention and treatment plans.
3. Develop school and community support plans for students and/or families including referral to appropriate resources. Monitor assigned caseload to ensure successful service delivery.
4. Build relationships with school, district and community resources in order to effectively match with student and/or family needs. Participate in Adams County and Statewide Networks, advisory groups and committees related to resources and health care in order network and further develop related professional skills.
5. Build rapport and maintain regular, ongoing contact with parents of at-risk students to support the progress of students, including the facilitation of parent meetings and parenting workshops.
6. Maintain case documentation in student information system; prepare case updates, and progress reports for courts, schools, and district.
7. Facilitate issue-based group classes for at-risk students and parents on relevant topics.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree in counseling, social work, psychology, sociology or related major required.
- Master's degree preferred.
- Minimum of three (3) years working with adolescents whose behavior or circumstances place them at risk of academic failure in school.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
- Criminal background check required for hire.
- Valid Colorado driver's license
Job Category : Administrator > Pupil Personnel Contact Information
- Nicole Stone
- 1500 E 128TH AVE
- Thornton, Colorado 80241