Case Planner

Queens NY

Our client is seeking a Case Planner that will work in partnership with the Socio-Therapist to assure a safe and permanent outcome for every child.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely and collaboratively with all support departments, and provide case work counseling to the child(ren), birth parents and foster parents to ensure permanency is achieved in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the overall adjustment of children in the foster home and alternative placements (hospitals, RTCs, RTFs etc) and on trial discharge.
  • Manage caseload and provide regular home visits, supervise family visits and documentation in accordance with ACS/agency standards in CONNX and Evolve (electronic health record) systems.
  • Conduct activities and provide services that promotes each child(ren)/youth’s safety, optimal health, development and wellbeing.
  • Prepare case documentation in a timely manner (i.e. progress notes, psycho socials, FASP’s, Permanency Hearing Reports.
  • Case Planner will participate in an evidence informed model and maintain fidelity to the model.
  • Interview and counsel pre-adoptive parents on adoption procedures and policies.
  • The Case Planner will be available for emergencies on weeknights and weekends.

 

Requirements

  • BA/BS in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Counseling required.
  • MA/MS in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling, Mental Health Counseling preferred.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills required.

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 10/18/2017
Salary Open






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