Under the general supervision of the Court/Community School Principal, the Student Family Wellness Support Coordinator will provide leadership and coordination for the infusion of multiple tiers of intervention and support within the HCOE Court/Community School (CCS) Program; promote the general well-being of students; working with outside agencies to provide support to families, developing and providing crisis intervention strategies to improve student success, and pursue multiple funding sources including partnerships with community agencies, grants, and submitting Medi-Cal billing reimbursement documentation when providing direct student services.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker certification preferred, Masters in Social Work, or PPS, PPSC-SW credential, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; 5 years’ experience with high risk families
- Demonstrate competence in communicating effectively with staff, district personnel, members of the general public, and representatives of other local state and federal agencies
- Possess substantial successful experience in conducting parent education programs, working with School Attendance Review Boards (SARBs) and community agencies
- Have developed particular expertise in grant writing
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
- Conducts and maintains currency regarding research on early childhood trauma and its effects on an individual’s subsequent social/emotional adjustment and academic performance
- Assists and facilitates CCS staff in the implementation of evidenced-based programmatic changes that reflect effective trauma-informed educational practices; work will be accomplished through a variety of tasks including case analysis and management, developing and conducting appropriate staff development, providing an array of direct services to youth and families, developing policy, coordinating with other HCOE mental health and professional development staff, and collaborating with outside agencies including mental health, social services, law enforcement, and local school districts
- Provides consultation and professional development the Court/Community program staff as interest and need dictates
- Develops, delivers and coordinates an array of parent education programs in the Court/Community Schools Program
- Provides direct services to students within the Court/Community School including individual and small group counseling; provides social skills, anger management, stress reduction or other similar instruction to students who are experiencing social/emotional/behavioral problems that interfere with their learning or the ability of others to learn
- Recommends new procedures and/or changes in existing procedures governing the implementation/management of the Court/Community Schools Program
- Prepares and manages assigned budget
- Actively engages in an ongoing program of professional development to maintain and improve management skills and leadership abilities
- Coordinate and manage PBIS/MTSS development; coordinate support services for student interventions
- Support student and family engagement activities and events
- Performs other duties as assigned
(Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodation for the following physical requirements): Sufficient vision to read printed materials; sufficient hearing to conduct in-person and phone conversations; sufficient mobility to move about the county office and other sites as may be required; ability to speak in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversation distance, on the phone, and to address groups of varying sizes; physical and emotional stamina to cope with sometimes stressful situations and conditions.
Individuals who serve in management positions provide services in the office as well as in various sites throughout the county, sometimes serving multiple sites in a single workday. Public speaking skills, group problem solving and leadership ability, the ability to communicate effectively in writing and the capacity to maintain personal demeanor during periods of peak work flow and perform efficiently within restricted timeframes are critical factors for success in this position.
Individuals who serve as certificated or classified management personnel must be willing to modify days/hours and to work additional days/hours on occasion with appropriate compensation and be willing to travel using own transportation with mileage reimbursed, or county office fleet vehicle, as the job may require.