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Employment Type:
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Posted:
8/4/2019
Job Category:
Social Service
Social Worker Intern - OST Program at PS 297
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Good Shepherd | Brooklyn, NY
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SOCIAL WORKER INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

Title: Social Worker Intern - OST Program at PS 297

Reports To: Michelle Garavaglia, LMSW

Location: 700 Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Hours: 21 Hours/Week

INTERNSHIP SUMMARY: The Social Worker Intern provides a range of mental health supports and foster relationships through family engagement. These include individual and group counseling and family programming. The Social Work intern is fully integrated into the life of the day school, after school program, and as needed the evening school events.

MAJOR DUTIES

* Provide individual and group counseling to at-risk students.
* Maintain updated progress notes for individual case load.
* Work with teachers and school staff to promote social and emotional competence in the classroom.
* Refer youth and families to appropriate resources both within the Good Shepherd Program Network and other community organizations as appropriate.
* Working collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and families to address attendance concern and support in the improving students' attendance.
* Participate in all aspects of GSS programming and projects including the after school program, schools assemblies, parent forums, and conferences.
* Participate in GSS team meetings and school's professional development as needed.
* Perform crisis intervention as needed.
* Encourages, embodies and fosters a strengths-based, trauma focused, and community driven approach.

QUALIFICATIONS

* Currently involved in an accredited Master's in Social Work program.
* Experience or willingness to work with youth and families.
* Be willing to learn and commitment to working with families from a culturally responsive, strengths--based, and trauma-informed perspective.
* Ability to strive to implement best practices to achieve desirable outcomes.
* Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills.

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About Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall is a not-for-profit facility located in Northeast Texas, approximately 150 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 35 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana. Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall is the only hospital located in Harrison and Marion Counties. The majority of the Hospital's admissions come from the city of Marshall. The surrounding counties have the following populations: Harrison County: 62,110 Marion County: 10,941 Panola County: 22,756.* Established in 1909 by several Harrison County physicians, Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall has grown to a 149 bed facility with an intensive care unit and a 24-hour Level III Trauma Center. Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations, a member of the American Hospital Association and a Partner Member of the Voluntary Hospital Association. There are approximately 600 employees of the Hospital.