Metco, Inc. Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts

The social worker will travel to a number of METCO School Districts in order to provide individual and group support to students at their school and will also provide direct services at our Boston Headquarters. The Licensed Social Worker will: ? work directly with METCO Directors to identify students and families in need of support ? facilitate affinity lunch groups to address issues of race, isolation and discrimination ? participate in Special Education meetings to ensure family understands process ? provide individual and therapeutic counseling ? advocate on behalf of students and families and make referrals as needed ? assist in the development of a social emotional curriculum for groups ? maintain detailed notes of student interactions and interventions provided ? follow up on attendance, academic and behavior issues, as requested ? build a resource and referral database so that we can connect students to needed resources in Boston ? supervise social work interns and complete required internship paperwork Required Skills: ? Master of Clinical Social Worker Degree ? MA LCSW licensure required ? Minimum 2 years of experience ? Reliable car and cell phone a must ? Strong communication skills (written, oral, media) and frequent communication with supervisor ? Outgoing personality, ability to work sensitively with diverse populations ? Ability to motivate students ? Strong computer knowledge and ability to use technology such as scanning, databases, and email ? Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with deadlines, multi-tasking ? Willingness and ability to accept feedback and learn new tasks quickly ? Strong organizational skills and attention to details a must ? Knowledge of Mass. Special Education Guidelines and Laws ? Bilingual (Spanish/English) and (Haitian Creole/English) preferred