Social Worker, Shenandoah Valley Child Development Clinic
Company: James Madison University
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Social Worker, Shenandoah Valley Child Development Clinic
Administrative and Professional Faculty
College of Health and Behavioral Studies
540777 - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CLINIC FY22
Commensurate with Experience
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Is this a grant-funded position?
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Position Summary Information
About James Madison University
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated
and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with
ideas and the world.
Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the
city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington,
D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000,
Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the
Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution
with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that
lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for
students, faculty and staff. The student body includes
approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students,
with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and
technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate,
master's and doctoral levels. The university is committed to
expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting
superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national
recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on
maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative
The Shenandoah Valley Child Development Clinic is an
interdisciplinary clinic that has been providing services to
children and families from birth to 21 years of age for more than
30 years. The clinic addresses concerns regarding education,
behavior, health, emotions, development, and the parent-child
relationship. We serve a broad range of clients that include foster
children and high-risk families. Our primary goal is to ensure
children receive the support and evaluation services needed to help
them maximize their potential. The clinic's hours are
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Shenandoah Valley Child Development Clinic is a clinic of the
Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services (IIHHS).
IIHHS is an anti-racist and anti-discrimination organization which
is against all forms of violence and is committed to identifying
and dismantling systems of oppression, racist and discriminatory
policies, practices, and processes to build healthier and safer
communities where all individuals can thrive. IIHHS is interested
in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an
ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Social Worker conducts comprehensive psycho-social assessments
of a child's family functioning. These assessments focus on the
child's community, family history (including the parent child
relationship), and primary sociocultural stressors that may impact
the child's behavior. Assessments may include both formal and
informal evaluation techniques as well as a review of any available
social and legal records.
This position works with interdisciplinary team members to develop
appropriate family interventions and recommendations that are based
on the results of the psycho-social assessment. The Social Worker
provides care coordination services by participating in feedback
sessions with parents and serving as a resource to parents,
schools, agencies, and the clinic evaluation team. The Social
Worker also provides time limited case management to give support
in accessing community services and resources and supervises social
work students as needed.
- Master of Social Work degree from an accredited college or
- Required Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of
- Prefer experience and/or knowledge of developmental issues and
childhood behavioral and emotional disorders
- Experience/understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion
along with a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and an
inclusive work environment
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required
to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity
and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison
University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work
Posting Detail Information
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Open Until Filled
Proposed Starting Date
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a
diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free
of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate
discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color,
disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students,
faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these
qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education
in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in
candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing
commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact
the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
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If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance
searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597
or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office,
located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be
happy to assist you.
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regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such
as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement
authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures,
protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon
confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters
of importance related to security and safety. The report includes
statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes
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property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on
public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible
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fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a
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year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking,
and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student
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The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the
Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses;
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You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the
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Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by
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Additional Posting Information
Candidates should submit a resume, as well as a cover letter that
addresses your commitment and experiences in promoting inclusivity
JMU's Dual Career and Community Resources Program is available for
candidates that will be relocating to the area. For more
information, please visit https://bit.ly/2OTF1NG.
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