Leake and Watts Services RAPP School Coordinator in Harlem, New York
STEPS To End Family Violence (STEPS) - founded in 1986 by the legendary Sister Mary Nerney - offers a variety of innovative, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive programming focused on the prevention of intimate partner violence; advocacy and healing for survivors; as well as increasing awareness of the epidemic of gender-based violence; and transforming the rhetoric and institutions that sustain such violence.
A leading organization in the fight against relationship abuse and teen dating violence since 1996, STEPS is seeking a skilled Social Worker for the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP).
During the academic year, the RAPP Coordinator works independently within a New York City public school, providing direct services to students. The Coordinator’s role in the school includes providing education and counseling around issues of relationship abuse, gender-based violence, healthy relationships, and related topics. During the summer months, RAPP facilitates an intensive summer training program for selected middle and high school students to become RAPP Peer Leaders. The position reports to a Clinical Supervisor.
Maintain accurate case files
Facilitate classroom workshops
Opportunity to supervise MSW interns
Provide individual, group, and crisis counseling
Complete related paperwork in a timely manner
Participate actively in weekly individual and team supervision
Develop and deliver trainings for staff, parents and community
Work collaboratively as part of a team in the design and implementation of the RAPP summer program
Master’s degree in social work
Skills and Competencies
Deep interest in and commitment to excellent clinical work
Proficiency working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work as a team member as well as independently
Exceptional interpersonal, speaking, and writing skills and the ability to apply these skills in diverse situations
Passion for incorporating reflective practice around issues of race, oppression, and diversity into clinical work
Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence, teen relationship abuse issues, and adolescent development
Job ID: 2019-1491
External Company Name: Leake and Watts Services, Inc
External Company URL: (No Website Given)
Street: 413 E 120th Street