Social Worker- School Based
Wonderful opportunity to make a meaningful and lasting impact in kids lives by joining our Community Healthcare Access team as a school based Social Worker. Our school program Social Worker provides crisis intervention and mental health services to a diverse population of high school students, between the ages of 13-18 in the Lake Washington School District. This Social Worker helps students cope with personal and psychological issues that affect their school performance, behavior and socialization - this includes providing support and services in addressing social, environmental, psychological, financial and cultural factors related to the student. Assists students in accessing appropriate community resources for additional services. Provides consultation and education to school personnel, parents and families as indicated. Serves as a resource and assists in developing an integrated approach within the school system to provide a safe, inclusive, supportive and positive school climate among all students. Our Social Workers schedule will closely mirror that of the school day and year allowing for greater work/life balance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position: Masters degree in mental health (social work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy). Credentialed (current Washington State licensure): LICSW, LASW, LSWAIC, LSWAA, LMHC, LMHCA, LMFT, LMFTA, or equivalent. Two (2) years of social work experience in a community or school setting. Current Washington State Drivers license and proof of insurability.
DESIRED for the position: Experience working with diverse student populations. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW). One (1) year of experience working in a school setting. Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certification as a School Social Worker
EvergreenHealth is an equal opportunity employer.