NAFI-NY is committed to the professional growth of its staff through on-going training and staff development. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and committed team.
The Parenting with Love and Limits re-entry model is an evidence-based model used to ensure that families are prepared to handle the return of their child home from residential placement more effectively and in an expedited manner. The youth and his/her family participate in very directed, short-term structural family therapy to learn new and healthier ways to relate. This service is available for youth who are in residential facilities and have a goal of return to parent or guardian. PLL targets family engagement and coaching, which begins the work from the onset of placement and mobilizes community resources to support the youth in his/her return home. It is the first program of its kind to combine parenting management groups and family therapy into one continuum of care to quickly engage resistant parents.
NAFI-NY’s Parenting with Love and Limits® (www.gopll.com) program is currently seeking an outgoing, eager and experienced case manager based in New York's Orange County.
Provide service coordination and follow up, crisis intervention, assist with the treatment planning and report writing.
1. Coordinate service planning and provide daily to weekly supervision to assigned youths around issues related to socialization, education, vocational goals and independent living skills.
2. Participate in day-to-day program functioning.
3. Secure school placement for youth leaving residential facilities.
4. Provide group and individual counseling to assigned youths around issues related to service plan.
5. Function as school liaison, attend CSE meetings, maintain contact with school on a bi-monthly basis.
6. Attend weekly management meeting and participate in clinical meeting.
7. Coordinate activity groups and project based learning curriculum for youth around recreation, job skills, independent living skills, healthy behaviors, etc.
8. Coordinate home visits and contact with youths' families as appropriate.
9. Facilitate intake and other family meetings as defined by each youth's service plan.
10. Provide counseling and support for youth and/or family members as it relates to service goals.
11. Advocate for youth's needs within the program as well as with external agencies.
12. Coordinate the transition from residential program to home or next placement.
13. Maintain documentation of services for each assigned youth.
14. Available for crisis intervention.
15. Coordinate transportation for youth.
16. Coordinate and assist with safety contracting with youth.
17. Co-facilitating group therapy sessions with the full-time family therapist for 2 hours per week
18. Assisting families attending group by providing transportation to and from group and coaching when needed
19. Meeting weekly with the coaching therapists/team to process cases, discuss group breakouts and complete PLL supervision forms
20. Perform all duties in accordance with the agency’s policies and procedures.
To prepare for this work, the successful candidate is required to participate in a 5 day off-site training that is fully funded by NAFI-NY.
The essential functions listed in this section are NOT limited to the tasks listed and may include other duties as assigned.