Clinical Social Worker (Bilingual) - Middle School Jobs in New York, United States

Join the team at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 Minutes for its revolutionary teacher salaries and its outstanding results. TEP aims to achieve educational equity for students from traditionally underserved communities by utilizing world-class teachers and social workers, while re-imagining the education profession as a place in which individuals prioritize their own growth as experts and community leaders.Watch the video here to learn more about TEP's new Middle School facility, designed with community and equity at the forefront.About the RoleSocial Workers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School serve as the primary leaders of mental health services for TEP students and families, design and implement (proactive and preventative) programs that promote social and emotional health, and respond to day-to-day student issues and unanticipated crises. Each Social Worker at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School focuses their efforts on the students, families, and teachers of one specific cohort.In this role, you will serve as the Social Worker for one TEP cohort, then will move up with this cohort of students throughout their time at TEP until they graduate 8th grade! This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced and creative clinician who thrives in an autonomous environment, is passionate about child and family work, and is seeking to form long-lasting relationships with students and families as they navigate the road from 5th grade through adolescence."I believe this is where I have the greatest impact. I can do the work that is going to last! I can connect with people, very young, and see the fruits of the work last for years and years." - TEP Social WorkerResponsibilities:Mental Health and Clinical Counseling ServicesProvide regular counseling to students and families in need of social and emotional support; this includes both mandated counseling to students with IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) as well as individual and group counseling to other students in needCoordinate the delivery of mental health and family services at community-based organizations for students and families requiring outside servicesLead mediations as necessary using relational-based models, in alignment with TEP's commitment to Restorative Justice PracticesRespond to day-to-day challenges and unanticipated student crises at TEP during the course of a school dayDesign and implement creative clinical interventions for students with repeated instances of similar challenges

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