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EPIC Social Worker (Social Worker I)

Southwood Psychiatric Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Pittsburgh, PA posted February 20, 2021.

Unit Specific Performance Objectives

Acts as an integrated member of the school district’s Student Assistance/Instructional Support Team as required by the school district.

Assists in facilitating Aftercare and Insight/Intervention student groups.

Provides in-service training programs to educators, parents and community groups.

Maintains an active and ongoing relationship and communication with community human service providers.

Conducts needs-assessment, general surveys, and on-site mental health/drug and alcohol initial assessments and screenings.

Assists in referral process for students or parents found to be in need of human services.

Provides on-site consultation services for Student Assistance Teams, IST Teams, teachers, administrators, and parents.

Conducts groups addressing the transition of students from treatment facilities into the school and social environment.

Provides supportive counseling and monitoring services for at-risk students unable to access community-based resources.

Coordinates services with other school-based providers including guidance counselors, home and school visitors, and school psychologists.

Maintains documentation in a timely manner that is reflective of ongoing work with individual students and groups and maintains confidential files on students

Maintains confidentiality while providing necessary information to school staff, parents and other professionals.

Completes documentation requirements and requests from EPIC program manager and school district staff in a timely manner.

Maintains professional dress, boundaries, communication and expertise at all times.

Attends EPIC staff meetings to exchange information, understand organizational philosophy, and participates in staff development programs.

Demonstrates knowledge of age specific growth and development.

Participates in own performance process

Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.

Performs other duties as requested.

Minimum Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work or related discipline from an accredited college or university.

Experience with children and adolescents.

Master’s level Social Worker preferred.

Knowledge of group dynamics preferred.

Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of students.

Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.

Valid Act 34/34 clearances

Must meet job competencies within 90 days of hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)