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Case Worker
Community Mediation Services, Inc.
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Post Date: Jul 15, 2013
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 09/09/2013
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Jamaica
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Description
•        Carry Caseload of eleven (11) to twelve (12) families and provide time limited (60-90 days) intervention to families diverted from the family court to de-escalate their crisis and mediate their disputes.
•        Participate in ongoing training in evidenced based model; ensure full compliance with implementation, delivery of the program and stringent administrative requirements.
•        Crisis intervention and family stabilization and to establish positive communication and planning
•        Home visit within three days
•        Be available to families 24/7.
•        Be available outside of regular business hours to include evenings, weekends and holidays.
•        Mediate agreements
•        Obtain school records, coaches the parent on ways to become an advocate for their child and arranges a visit to the school.
•        Coach for the parents in how to be more effective in communicating with their child and with the child as to how to better communicate with their parents.
•        Develop case summary and joint meetings with the other providers
•        Home Based Services
•        Provide Written and Oral Family Progress Reports to Family Court
•        Adhere to all training requirements mandated by ACS to maintain casework skills as well as skills to manage the data collection, reports and other requirements.
•        Complete the state certified training for community and family mediation totaling 40 hours and complete an apprenticeship
•        Maintain case records and record keeping in compliance with ACS requirements and regulations as well as all existing Federal, State and City laws. This includes CONNECTIONS and PROMIS systems.
•        Make Appropriate, Effective Referrals to Community Based Service Providers


Skills
•        Working knowledge of CONNX and PROMIS applications.
•        Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
•        Strong clinical skills.
•        Willing to work in the homes and community
•        Be available for emergencies and crises during evenings/weekends
•        Optimistic about change and have a “do what it takes” attitude.
•        A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of Child Welfare is a plus.
•        Must be able to work effectively with a team.
•        Knowledge of the Family Court System is a plus.


Notes
To be considered, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@mediatenyc.org

Community Mediation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to a diverse workforce.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, 401K.







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