Summary: Aids students with behavioral, mental, emotional or physical problems by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Counsels students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical handicap or condition indicates need for assistance.
Consults with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solutions.
Arranges for medical, psychiatric, and other tests and examinations that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.
Attempts to alter attitudes and behavior of parents and teachers that cause or aggravate problems.
Recommends change of class or school, special tutoring, or other treatment to effect remedy.
Serves as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources such as family service agencies, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and clergy members.
Serves as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations which are not referred for direct service.
Leads group counseling sessions to enhance social development of individual members and provide peer support in areas such as grief, stress, or chemical dependency.
HIPAA Privacy Requirements:
The Employee acknowledges and agrees that while performing job responsibilities for The MacDuffie School, the employee may create, receive, or review certain Protected Health Information (PHI), as such term is defined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the regulations promulgated thereon (The “ HIPAA Privacy Rule “). The Employee further agrees to use and/or disclose PHI only as permitted or required to do their job, to use all reasonable efforts to maintain the security of the PHI, and to prevent the unauthorized use and/or disclosure of the PHI. Employee also understands and agrees to maintain PHI as confidential, and not divulge such information to any unauthorized third party for which PHI was not intended.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; and four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
It is the responsibility of all MacDuffie employees to possess and maintain a valid U.S. driver’s license.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Ability to adjust focus.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand.