School Social Worker
Posted date [2021-Mar-16]  (ID: 1476)
Mission

Al-Huda School's mission is to empower the Ummah by developing Muslim students into individuals who will be spiritually, emotionally, and physically wholesome and capable of dealing with today's challenges through the knowledge and implementation of the Qur'an, Sunnah, and through academic excellence.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Conducting bio-psycho-social assessments and social histories;
  • Assessing students for substance use, support systems, physical and emotional functioning, barriers to academic performance, peer issues, suicidal/homicidal ideation, and similar issues;
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans and discharge plans that support student self-determination;
  • Providing direct therapeutic services based in the teachings of Islam, to individual students, groups of students, and/or families;
  • Providing crisis management services, including assessing for safety;
  • Advocating for student services and students’ best interests;
  • Providing case management services including, but not limited to, referrals to community resources, collaboration with other professionals;
  • Providing training and workshops to teachers, school staff and parents, based in the teachings of Islam;
  • Identifying and resolving ethical issues;
  • Managing and supervising staff; and
  • Contributing to a multidisciplinary treatment team
 
Candidate Qualification:
  • Must hold a college degree in Social Work / Counseling (evaluation of degrees from overseas must be submitted)
  • Must have necessary certifications to work as a school social worker 
 
Candidate Experience:
  • Must have experience conducting counseling / therapy sessions in school settings
  • Must have sound understanding of the Islamic understanding and treatment of mental health issues
Job Title School Social Worker
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Description
Post Details
Posted By Al Huda School
Job Function Social Working/Counseling
Start Date 08/01/2021
Salary
Cell Phone
Email jobs(at)darussalaam.org
Location College Park, MD
    
    
Deadline 2021-Jul-01
Sponsorship No
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
Category
Location Location -> MD - Maryland
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Social Services