Case Planner- TFFC

Full Time
Irvington, NY
Posted 2 months ago

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Job CategoryAvailable Jobs, Other
Job Description:"Job Summary: The TFFC Case Planner is responsible for the delivery of social work services to foster families, natural families and children participating in TFFC programming. The Case Planner provides direct therapeutic services to the child and natural family to assist them in coping with whatever issues led to the child’s placement in the program. This includes providing direct counseling to the children and their families, forming and maintaining positive working relationships with foster parents, monitoring of positive time and the ABC charts, coordination of community and school activities and services, coordination and provision of services to natural families, completing and monitoring of all LDSS/ACS paperwork within established time frames, working closely with contracted LDSS/ACS staff, and participating as a member of the TFFC team. About Abbott House Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley. Job responsibilities: Responsible for meeting with each child assigned on a regular basis to provide professional counseling and treatment services. Responsible for the coordination and monitoring of all community services to the child. Responsible for assisting in the placement of the child in school. This includes representing the child and the agency at CSE meetings. Responsible for working closely with the child’s school and keeping current on the child’s educational performance. Responsible for meeting with the natural family on a regular basis to provide professional counseling and treatment services. Responsible for coordinating and supervising family visits both in the natural family’s home, and at the agency, to assess the family’s ability to have the child return to their care. It is the Case Planner’s responsibility to model and reinforce appropriate parenting techniques. Responsible for linking and assisting the natural family with community services that will assist them in having the child return to their home. Responsible for the coordination of discharges and/or transfers and the coordination of all services to the child and family around this activity. The Case Planner must complete diligent efforts to work with the natural family towards the return of the child to the natural family. These efforts must be documented in the case record and available for any Court or LDSS/ACS inspection. Responsible for meeting with the foster parents on a regular basis to discuss the child’s progress in the foster home, monitoring the foster parents’ completion of behavioral and positive time charts and assist in the resolution of crisis situations. What We Offer: Health Insurance Dental insurance Life Insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Professional growth opportunities Employee Recognition Awards"
Qualification:"You have at least a Bachelor's Degree in a human services field. A Master's Degree in Social Work or related field is preferred. You have a minimum of 3 years child welfare experience You have a valid driver's license"
Skills:"You have excellent counseling, communication, interpersonal and writing skills You have knowledge of community service providers (agencies)"
Certification:Bachelor's degree
Anticipated Start Date:8/7/2023
Job Type:Full-Time
Salary:$38,000 - $41,000

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