AHM Careers – Middle School Student Support Services Counselor

AHM Youth & Family Services seeks a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to provide intervention, prevention, and positive youth development services to middle school students and their families.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with school personnel to provide individual and group counseling and maintain a large student caseload.
  • Conduct assessments of students and provide referrals as necessary.
  • Participate in PPT and 504 meetings.
  • Active member of the middle school Crisis Team.
  • Provide support to faculty regarding social and emotional needs of youth.
  • Serve as the main contact for middle school referrals to the Juvenile Review Board, working in collaboration with the school, police, and court system.
  • Collaborate with school personnel and AHM colleagues to provide positive youth development programs, including Seventh Grade Team Building Day, Peer Mediation program, and Power of Words.
  • Facilitate psycho education and prevention work in the areas of suicide prevention and stress management.
  • Conduct presentations to parents relevant to the social and emotional development of middle school youth.
  • Maintain updated and accurate case notes and files; submit reports and statistics as required by AHM.
  • Facilitate Girl Power Camp, in coordination with the High School Student Support Services Counselor, the week following the last day of school.

Schedule:

This position follows the academic year schedule –  35 hours per week, 44 weeks per year.

Requirements:

Position requires a current Connecticut LCSW license with a minimum of 5 years of master’s level experience in social work, counseling, or related positions in the human services field.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references by June 22, 2018 to:

AHM Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Attn:  Human Resources Department
25 Pendleton Drive
Hebron, CT 06248

Or email to LaureenD@ahmyouth.org

AHM is an equal opportunity employer.