SEL Clincian

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preparing students academically, socially and emotionally

About Schools of Perea: Schools of Perea (SoP) are dedicated to the preparation of all students academically, socially, and emotionally for success by creating and maintaining a classroom and school environment that is student-centered, has high academic expectations, and makes all students feel welcomed, appreciated, and valued. Schools of Perea – Perea Elementary and Perea Preschool – are fully committed to educating the whole child, providing a culturally responsive learning environment that is grounded in foundational literacy.

Position Description: The SEL Clinicanis a key member of Schools of Perea leadership team, coaching and developing the social and emotional focus within the Elementary School and Preschool.  The SEL Clincianc will report to the Senior Director for Social Emotional Health (SEH), serving as a trusted partner responsible for ensuring all students are academically, socially, and emotionally prepared for today and tomorrow.

Essential Functions:
● Support the adoption of a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) lens to bridge academics and SEL specifically focusing on emotional regulation, empathy, mindfulness, healthy attachment, and social relationships.
● Responsible for developing and implementing evidence-based and trauma-informed interventions for student success.
● Implement daily social skills lessons using evidence-based practice (i.e. SSIS).
● Provide individual and group counseling to students
● Conduct Functional Behavior Analysis for targeted students
● Develop, implement, and progress monitor behavior intervention plan for each student.
● Support all appropriate documentation and record-keeping for students.
● Assist with data collection, progress monitoring, and program evaluation to determine the efficacy of care.
● Provide routine feedback to families on the progress of their child’s response to therapeutic services
● Attend inter-disciplinary team meetings as needed in an effort to provide relevant insight regarding students served
● Attend IEP meetings and render services to those identified students
● Support the professional learning of the interdisciplinary team by providing consultation to staff on mental health issues impacting students and families.
● Conduct SIM meetings for the respective grade level.
● Adopt a child/student-centered approach.
● Attend and conduct professional education training.
● Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of SEH and Principal.

Education (training minimum): Master’s degree in behavioral sciences from an accredited university.
Candidates must have:
Licensure as a school social worker by the Tennessee Department of Education or Certification/License in school counseling.

A minimum of five years experience working with young children and families (strongly desired).
Registered Play Therapist or training in play therapy (strongly desired).
Experience providing intensive clinical services to children with behavioral challenges (preferred).
Experience providing trauma-informed care.
Experience working in an urban setting.
Strategic thinker that supports program development
Excellent time management, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills are essential.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to work with students, parents, and colleagues of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Values self-reflection and open discussion of clinical work with colleagues.


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