Preventive Supervisor in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Preventative Services is a comprehensive, neighborhood-based program which helps to provide family support and counseling to children and their families. The Family Support Program provides crisis intervention and aftercare services to families through casework counseling. This position serves as an integral role within the team dynamic.  We are currently seeking a Social Work Supervisor. This position serves as an integral role within the team dynamic. The Social Worker Supervisor will report directly to the Program Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in weekly supervision with the team
  • Provide supportive casework counseling (individual and family) to families and their children
  • Conduct home visits
  • Conduct home based, office based, and school based assessments of children’s health and safety
  • Audit progress notes on FASP, PROMIS and CONNECTIONS
  • Provide toxicology referrals as required and follow-up with results
  • Ensure families are connected to treatment programs and collaborate around service plan and progress
  • Participate in team meetings and case conferences  as scheduled
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion and submission of all required documentation
  • Acquire knowledge of various community based and governmental resources and refer families to and advocate for the acquisition of such resources on behalf of children and their families
  • Evaluate families to determine if they are eligible for preventive services
  • Assess family history, current needs and family perception of service need during the intake process
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of the entire family to ensure that children are safe from imminent danger of harm
  • Conduct on-going family and individual assessments
  • Make referrals for children and families both internally and externally when such referrals are necessary to promote the health and safety of children
  • Participate in all agency functions and project activities
  • Perform other duties assigned

 Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • A commitment to the mission and programs
  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Human Services, Social Work, or related field; with significant field work experience
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Must possess some knowledge of child welfare and of ACS
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written
  • Passion for children and families and a strong connection to the community