Basic Function and Responsibilities of Part-time Social Worker:
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and the Initiative Advisor for the Newark and Camden Re-entry Courts, the social work responsibilities would include, but not limited to:
Facilitate monthly meetings with Initiative Advisor reviewing court programming and field education assignments for social work students;
Provide field Instruction for graduate social work student interns including review of weekly process recordings, provision of weekly task supervision and completion of required evaluations.
Create a needs assessment tool with Initiative Advisor to guide integration of social work practice within the Newark and Camden Re-entry
Research best practice court-focused programming to assess service provision and identify the gaps in services available for recently-released individuals from the federal system in New Jersey.
Masters in Social Work (M.S.W) degree required
Successful passing of background check and fingerprint process
Supervisor in Field Instruction (SIFI) certified or eligible and willing to take the SIFI class upon employment
At least 2 years of professional work experience in legal settings is required
Experience working with those impacted by criminal legal systems
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with parties at all levels, including students, families, faculty, external stakeholders, etc.
Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and Power Point, Access and other data management programs. Knowledge and use of the Google Drive application required.
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Previous experience working in a court-based environment strongly preferred
Experience providing task or clinical supervision to others strongly preferred
Experience in providing both individual and group counseling, as well as experience and a high comfort level in facilitating group workshops
Experience in program development and implementation
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required
Type other requirements and/or special indicators if CUIMC
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