Child Advocate Social Worker Supervisor, Penn Law

Posted by on April 20, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Law School – Child Advocate Social Worker Supervisor.

The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic seeks an experienced, dedicated, child welfare social work supervisor for a part-time position beginning not later than August 1, 2009. The child advocate social work supervisor will collaborate with a Clinical Law Professor, and a Pediatrician in case supervision and seminar teaching for social work, law and medical students/residents appointed as child advocates and guardians ad litem by the Philadelphia Dependency Court, and in cases involving children with special needs denied special education or SSI or Medicaid. The position calls for approximately 15-20 hours per week with flexibility and some evening hours required; reduced hours during school holidays and summers.

Candidates should have an MSW from an accredited school of social work; five years experience in the Philadelphia child welfare system; supervisory and/or teaching experience; be approved by University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice as a field supervisor, or willingness to become approved as soon as the next opportunity is provided by the school; and have a valid driver’s license and insured automobile.

Email applications, a cover letter describing your interest, and c.v. by Friday, May 15th to Ann Stock or mailed c/o Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3400 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6204.

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