POSITION: CASE COORDINATOR, ROSIE
Supervisor: Program Director
Under supervision, this position performs Gender Responsive Aftercare/Re-entry Case Management in an outpatient gender specific program for in-risk girls/young women 14-25 years of age who have completed the ERC requirements or are referred from JPD, juvenile hall, adult probation and other CBOs. Participants will need ongoing hands-on support to follow-up with positive life choices in school, the community and with court obligations. Two groups will be targeted: 1) Highly at risk and in-risk girls 14-18 who are in school – with services provided at school, in the home or other community locations, e.g., partner CBOs.; and, 2) Young women aged 18-25 who are out of school – these youth will need to develop a base in the community, and learn where to go for resources or support. Duties include restorative, risk-reduction, and intensive case management. The primary goal is to return clients to previous functioning level within 6 months.
· Upon referral, the Case Manager will complete an empirically based assessment (using CANS) during a meeting with the client’s parents/caregiver Probation Officer and other natural supports. Then an Individual Assessment and Plan (IAP) for services will be based on the assessment. · Must have daily contact with clients in the first two weeks of the program to ensure compliance with an Individual Assessment and Plan (IAP). · Provide at least 1 hour of case management per week for each client enrolled in the program. · Conduct a monthly IAP review that may include clinical supervisor, P.O., parent/caregiver, e.g... · Receive and provide referrals from other agencies and professionals and handle initial contact with clients. · Help clients increase access services (school re-entry, attendance and connectivity within community/family, etc.). · Ensures that probation terms and court ordered attendance and restitution is followed. · Evaluate results for each patient & adjust the IAP accordingly. · Coordinate services for post-care follow-up and/or planning for client discharge. · Monitor, and if needed, intervene to achieve desired goals and outcomes for the client. · Identify the appropriate providers/vendors to promote improvement and/or maintenance of the physical, functional, emotional, and social well-being of the client and to enhance coping skills of family members or caregivers. · Will be responsible for tracking client’s goals, progress, referrals to other agencies. · Document and obtain information pertinent to client’s progress including assessment, admission or discharge, and case manager notes. · Provides case management to clients in office and in natural settings with outreach visits. · Understanding of client flow in a youth setting.
- Candidate must have Bachelors Degree Social Work, Psychology, or related field. - Minimum of two years working experience in direct clinical work, especially assessments, case management and mental health services with youth, transitional age female youth, and their families. - Requires skills in effecting and maintaining collaborative relationships with multi-discipline associate staff members and outside collateral sources. - Must be computer literate. - Ability to maintain professional boundaries with clients and staff. - Must have experience working with minority populations. - Should have a general knowledge of the ethnic, economic, and social factors affecting the residents of the neighbourhood served by the program. - Candidate must have a valid driver’s license.
The Foundation’s Administrative Offices house the Executive Staff, Human Resources, and Accounting. The Foundation has been managing multiple locations, programs, and services from its Core Programs to Partner Programs for the past 40 years; and it continues to adapt its programs and services to the changing community issues.