Case Planner - Far Rockaway in Queens, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 6/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Queens, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/15/2019

Job Description

Pride Health is currently seeking a Case Planner to work with one of our clients in their Preventive Program. Case Planner would be responsible for case intake, management of cases and providing service needs, in accordance with ACS and agency standards. 

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate clients to assess safety, risks and develop case plans and coordinate all case management, referral and advocacy services for each family.
  • Monitors and follows up on individualized treatment programs including child safety.
  • Individualizes and understands the needs of the individual client, the family and its support network in relation to each other.
  • Conduct home visits in which the needs of the family and child safety are assessed.
  • Home visits must take place weekly and may require case planner to walk up steps. Evening hours and a few Saturday coverage days may be warranted for some cases.
  • Conduct field visits to identify services for clients and helps families maintain medical, financial, educational and social resources.
  • Identifies appropriate treatment or service providers and facilitates client referrals to internal and external and/ or community linkages.
  • Establishes client goals and assesses a client's success in meeting those goals; continues, alters and recommends changes in treatment strategy depending upon ongoing client assessment.
  • Advocate on behalf of children and families to obtain the necessary neighborhood based services.
  • Required to complete FASP's (Family Assessment Service Plan) every 90 day and six months.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred to conduct case management for the families
  • 2-3 years’ experience in child welfare field strongly preferred
  • Proficient use of Microsoft applications; knowledge of PROMIS/CONNX desired