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Preventive Case Planner - Harlem in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2019

Job Description

Pride is looking for Preventive Case Planners in Harlem

About the Program

Our child welfare focused “Prevention Programs” are located in three of New York City’s highest risk communities, central Brooklyn, the Bronx (Hunts Point and Tremont), and Harlem. These programs help families care safely for their children while addressing underlying conditions that can lead to child abuse or neglect, such as parental depression, family stress, substance use or domestic violence.  Using Solution-Based Casework, we actively work with parents to help them develop a more active, consistent and productive role in their child’s educational and social development; we encourage families to build connections to positive supports in their community who will help them sustain their progress.

About the Position

The Case Planner in our General and Beacon Preventive program provides assessment, engagement, case management and other support services which help ensure that children have strong families to grow up in and have the preparation and opportunity to succeed in school and life.

Duties and Responsibilities

-       Creates, in partnership with the families, service plans for families and children which address safety, behavioral, educational, psychological and permanency needs.

-       Monitors safety, well-being and progress against other critical outcomes by facilitating regular casework contacts and by documenting the same in progress notes and other case documentation.

-       Collaborates with internal and external service providers and other stakeholders through clear and timely verbal and written communication.

-        Participates actively in Family Court Hearings, Family Team Conferences and other meetings to advance permanency for children and families.

Qualifications

-          Bachelor's degree required

-          Detail-oriented

-          Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-          Demonstrates core competencies including: flexibility, professionalism, ability to function as a team player, and passion for advancing the work of serving children and families.