Social / Emotional Practitioner
ESU 2 is looking for a person who will act as a Navigator & perform duties associated with students and families in need of social/emotional support. Position is permanent & will serve all ESU 2 school districts.
Duties: assist ESU 2 school districts build a system to self-evaluate & identify students who need help. Provide training opportunities on various topics that may affect student performance. Assess student’s needs & develop plans & strategies to improve social development & wellbeing. Help families & students access needed services & community resources. Work as part of an IEP team to develop plans to meet students needs, evaluate plan effectiveness & respond to crisis situations as needed.
Qualifications: 4-yr degree in Social Work or Human Services preferred. Equivalent experience as a Social Worker, licensed mental health practitioner, therapeutic counseling will be considered but not required. Position requires excellent written, verbal & presentation communication skills. Attention to detail, self-starter & able to work unsupervised is a must.