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Communities In Schools of the Gulf South
 
 
 
The Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans AmeriCorps program will focus on a strategic plan to provide support to help students succeed in Kindergarten through 12th grade. 14 reduced halftime and 6 quarter time AmeriCorps members will increase the number of New Orleans students in Kindergarten through 12th grade who demonstrate improved behavior and attitude to achieve the goal of on-time promotion or graduation. Guided by the evidence-based Communities In Schools model for integrated student services, corps members will work inside New Orleans public schools. During the 5 or 10 month service term, corps members will engage in a variety of Integrated Student Support activities including but not limited to: mentoring, one on one counseling, providing psycho social assessments, group counseling, implementing a social skills group curriculum and resource and referral acquisition to achieve the desired result.
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps Members are required to be currently attending graduate school for counseling or social work and must be in the practicum or internship semester. AmeriCorps members will use the evidence based Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to assess the mental and behavioral health needs of a minimum of one grade level of students in their assigned school. Members will implement one of two evidence based strategies depending on the results of the SDQ assessment. Social skills groups will be six students to eight students in a six session program. Members will be provided an evidence-based program designed specifically for implementation in schools. Members will work with 10-15 students each for 20 hours to provide Integrated Student Support services.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Hurricane Katrina ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Social Services ,  Counseling ,  Coun./Soc Work Master Student . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Communities In Schools of the Gulf South

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2020  -   06/19/2021

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  

Accepting Applications
From  07/31/2018  To  12/31/2020 

Contact Brittney Thomas
3400 Bienville St
New Orleans   LA   70119
504-486-8002
brittneyt@cisgulfsouth.org
cisneworleans.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 54875


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