BA Case Planner/Case Worker/Interventionist
Compensation: $45,000 + potential $1,000 sign-on bonus
Location: Bronx, NY
Schedule: Monday through Friday, Day time hours
The organization offers a continuum of short-term, evidence-based interventions of varying levels of intensity in four boroughs. The preventive services continuum consists of Family Support, Therapeutic Interventions, and Family Assessment Program (FAP) services, as well as the Safe Way Forward Program for families impacted by Domestic Violence. The preventive service interventions help families avert current, future, or repeat involvement with the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Highlights About the Company & Position:
- Carry caseload of approximately 10 FFT-CW Low Risk cases.
- Administer treatment consistent with the FFT-CW Low Risk model to ensure fidelity and adherence to the model.
- Research and identify appropriate community-based services to support families, e.g., mental health programs, DV programs, pro-social activities for adolescents etc.
- Make referrals/appointments to community-based agencies and support families in these services as needed.
- Attend all FFT-CW trainings as required as well as all mandated ACS trainings.
- Participate in all weekly Staffing with FFT-CW Site Lead.
- Complete all FFT-CW documentation within the FFT/CSS system in a timely manner.
- Ensure simultaneous conversion of notes in the CSS system into the ACS ADVPO Progress Notes or Connections Progress Notes.
- Complete all FFT-CW assessment tools as required and enter the CSS system in timely manner.
- Implement all FFT-CW Low Risk protocols and interventions as provided by the FFT consultant and/or FFT supervisor.
- Fulfill all OCFS, and ACS accountability requirements including timely completion of FASPs, Progress Notes and Plan Amendments.
- Maintain monthly casework home-based contacts requirements as specified by the model.
- Be available by phone 24/7 or as needed to respond to client crises. This includes ability to conduct sessions on weekends as needed, to accommodate client availability.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including working remotely, in the field, community, or various CA offices to meet the needs of families and improve efficiency and management of time and resources.
- Other tasks assigned, and as necessary to support the program’s needs.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or BA in an equivalent field required.
- Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred but not required.
- Experience working with adolescents and families in child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice setting.
- Willingness to learn and work within the FFT philosophy and model.
- Ability and willingness to work with families and teens in the home, school, and other appropriate settings in the community.
- Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
- Ability to work independently, as well as contribute to a team.
- Strong clinical skills and ability to work under pressure with high risk, crisis-oriented families
- Very good interpersonal/communication skills, including ability to write well and meet copious amount of documentation in a timely manner.
- Computer literate.