Title:Family Specialist    
Description:The Family Specialist will build communication with parents, guardians, staff and community in order to assist
at risk students who are experiencing barriers to success, and build parent capacity to participate effectively
in their student's education.  Performs casework service to help students resolve personal, emotional, and 
social problems that interfere with their adjustment to school and their ability to enjoy the benefits of the
educational process.
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  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited college or university 
  • Valid Texas license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor
    granted by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners or the Texas State Board of 
    Examiners of Professional Counselors preferred.

Special Knowledge/Skills: 
  • Knowledge of individual and group counseling skills 
  • Knowledge and skill in casework methods 
  • Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students 
  • Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions 
  • Awareness and ability to access community resources 
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Two years experience in social work or providing therapy to adolescents preferred
Start Date:August 2018
Salary:Commensurate upon experience
Contact Name:Lucy Olvedo
Contact Phone:(830) 278-6655
Contact Fax:(830) 591-4909
Contact Email:lolvedo7935@uvaldecisd.net
Contact Address:1000 North Getty Street
Contact City:Uvalde
Contact State:TX
Contact Zip:78801