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Treatment and Learning Centers Hiring for School Social Worker

Location: Rockville, MD

Job Description:
The Katherine Thomas School is a private special education school that services students with language, learning, sensory motor disabilities, and autism. The Katherine Thomas School in Rockville, MD seeks to hire a full-time Social Workers beginning with the current school year. EOE

Responsibilities of the School Social Worker:

Providing psycho-educational and social-emotional services to students and families of students enrolled in KTS
Student counseling – both group and individual
Providing parent support groups, family system assessments and parent conferences
Attending interdisciplinary team meetings, integration into the classrooms, liaison with community agencies and providing play therapy
Appropriate clinical record keeping to ensure that school standards for clinical accountability/quality programming are upheld

A master’s degree in social work or a related master’s level degree in a counseling program
An active license as an LCSW-C, LCSW, LMSW or LCPC in the state of Maryland
Experience with educational agencies and interdisciplinary teams is preferred
Clinical experience in school counseling and/or play therapy
Experience with early childhood, developmental and behavioral approaches required
Effective oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills that bring about effective communication and positive interactions with students
Knowledge base regarding LD and ASD school populations

Salary: Based on experience

Contact Name: Amy Galler
Contact Email: [email protected]