Social Worker - Institute For Child Development - The Research Foundation For Suny At Binghamton

Massbay Community College Vestal , NY 13850

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Responsibilities

  • Conduct evaluations consisting of administration and interpretation of standardized tests and checklists that measure cognitive functioning, achievement, mood/affect, social skills and adaptive behavior under the supervision of NYS licensed psychologists.

  • Design and conduct behavior/instructional assessments and present data in graphical and paragraph format.

  • Generate written reports and summarize student progress data and observations to make recommendations for skill development.

  • Meet with parents and other stakeholders to review evaluations/assessments and findings.

  • Attend CSE and CPSE meetings to provide school personnel with summaries of child progress and recommendations.

  • Assist special education teachers, under the supervision of the Director of Educational Services, in selection of IEP goals to enhance social and emotional awareness and regulation skills both at school and at home. Consultation regarding such goals, at the request of classroom staff or direction of supervisors or other leadership personnel, is expected.

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings for the purposes of monitoring goal progress and providing feedback and recommendations for improved peer interactions, social pragmatics, and emotional and behavioral regulation.

  • Coordinate and support integration initiatives, including but not limited to the Campus Preschool and Early Childhood Center annual program and the summer Buddy Group program, under the supervision and advisement of the Director of Educational Services.

  • Assist with various family activities and services under the supervision and direction of the Director of Educational Services.

  • Provide support to various initiatives as directed by the Director of Educational Services or other leadership staff.

Expectations

  • Provide direct support to classroom staff for student instruction, behavior support, and parent training during active program hours (8:45 AM-2:15 PM) in the classrooms unless scheduled for evaluation appointments or meetings as directed by the Director of Educational Services or other leadership team members.

  • Flexibility with respect to ongoing changing priorities and the scheduling.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Attendance at scheduled staff meetings.

  • Be available for ad hoc meetings and consultation during work hours as specified by Director of Educational Services, which may vary.

  • Participate in all habilitative, self-help and emotional development programs as requested.

  • Maintain appropriate safe environment and assist with maintaining organization in our classrooms and staff work areas.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical methods.

  • Will actively participate in training or demonstrating competency in applied behavior analysis, which subsumes experience in data collection, summary and evaluation methods, analytical methods and written expression. Training will be provided for tasks as appropriate.

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION

  • Weekly supervision and daily consultation with the Director of Educational Services and other leadership team members as specified.

  • Supervision of written reports and development of goals.

  • Supervision of skills training with children and parents.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Master's degree in Social Work, LCSW or LMSW.

  • Ability to relate well to children and to work well with staff and children in a team organizational format.

  • Experience in counseling of children and families.

  • Ability to maintain professional conduct in all aspects of job role.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Must be fluent and easily understood in English with very good articulation to accommodate the communication and comprehension needs of the children served.

  • Must be able to proficiently read, write, and comprehend written text and communicate in written form in English as the primary means of understanding and implementing child education plans and providing required documentation.

  • Must have normative vision, hearing, strength, and agility in order to meet routine and emergency needs and safety of children and fellow staff.

  • Must have normative vision, hearing, strength, and agility in order to meet routine and emergency needs and safety of children and fellow staff. This includes:

  • Capability to lift and carry a 50-pound child a minimum distance of 100 feet.

  • Capability to quickly move from floor sitting position to running to retrieve a child who may run away.

  • During the interview process all candidates will be asked to lift a 50 lb. mannequin and carry it about 20 feet after signing a waiver.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Structured, professionally supervised service delivery with children with autism spectrum disorders.

  • Formal training in evidence-based practice and applied behavior analysis, which subsumes intervention, data collection, summary, and evaluation methods.

Organizational Policies:

  • Must be able to demonstrate, via written exam in English, competency on Unit policies and procedures as presented in Staff Manual.

  • The exam must be passed, (proficiency 90%), within the first month of employment. Failure to do so results in immediate probation. If the exam is not passed by the end of the 2nd month of employment, employment status will be affected. Exams will be administered a maximum of 3-times per employee.

  • Per State Education Department regulations all employees are subject to clearance through the State Central Register of Child Abuse / Maltreatment and fingerprint supported criminal history background check as well as clearance via the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) through the Justice Center.

Health And Hygiene Safeguards:

  • The ICD physical facilities are utilized by individuals from the University and the community, therefore we cannot guarantee that areas within ICD are allergen free.

  • All staff members are required to use vinyl or latex gloves to meet required safety and hygiene standards.

Additional Information:

ANNUAL SALARY

$40,000 Starting Salary for 12-month, full-time position (negotiable based on qualifications and experience at time of application); will consider part-time applicants

HOURS: M-F 8AM-3:30PM and as required to fulfill professional obligations.

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York offers a comprehensive benefits package that is a valuable part of total compensation. This includes medical, dental, vision, dependent care subsidy and other benefits. Our Benefits Quick Reference Guide provides an at-a-glance view of benefits, giving you an easy way to look up a brief description of each plan and find important information regarding eligibility

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Research Foundation Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. It is the obligation of each officer, manager, and supervisor to ensure all employment activities are conducted in an equal and equitable fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest record, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law. Such activities include, but are not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits.

The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private, not for profit corporation.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply through this Hirezon/Interview Exchange system and should submit:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter.

  • Three letters of recommendation are required prior to employment.

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume/vitae.

After filling out the contact information, you will be directed to the upload page.

Returning Applicants - Login to your The Research Foundation for SUNY at Binghamton Careers Account to check your completed application.

Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

URL: icd.binghamton.edu/

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