The Family Center

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Post Date: Sep 03, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
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The Family Center is seeking a dedicated professional with strong analytical skills to deliver the Family Connections intervention to Brooklyn families on court-ordered supervision (COS). Family Connections is a multi-faceted community-based program that works with vulnerable families, in their homes, to help them meet the basic needs of their children to prevent child maltreatment and achieve safety, well-being, and permanency outcomes. The Court-Ordered Supervision program (FC-COS) will provide dedicated and enhanced services to these families in order to improve safety for children, reduce the length of time on court-ordered supervision and reduce the likelihood for repeated maltreatment. The Case Planner reports to the Program Supervisor. The Family Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
•        Strict adherence to the Family Connections Model modified for use with families on court ordered supervision (FC-COS)
•        Compliance with Agency Protocols and ACS Contract mandates
•        Maintain a caseload of no more than 8 Brooklyn families enrolled in COS
•        Complete all assessments to aide in the creation of outcome driven service plans that reinforce safety for children, reduce/eliminate risk for maltreatment, utilize program enhancements, and promote access to ancillary services that reduce length of stay in COS
•        Meet face-to-face in home/community/office at least weekly with all families on caseload, and participate in all family court hearings and family team conferences
•        Provide written court reports and collaborate with Family Service Unit (FSU) and Family Court Legal Services (FCLS) to prepare for all family court hearings
•        Educate families on how behavior/conditions are impacting family functioning
•        Provide case work counseling services that assess in-home family functioning, stability, and level of engagement in services and the degree of behavior change in relation to safety/risk factors that prompted the referral
•        Complete safety and risk assessments following ACS contract FC-COS mandates
•        Actively participate in weekly supervision and team meetings, and in in-service training
•        Maintain case records documenting all activities for all families on caseload
•        Maintain collaborative relationships with FSU DCP, FCLS, and community partners to ensure that families receive appropriate referral and linkages to other service providers
•        Ensure CONNX and PROMIS entries are up-to-date, accurate and submitted on time
•        Ensure all documentation (FASP, CFA, Service Plan, court reports, and progress notes) are clear and concise, and submitted within established time frames
•        Follow supervisory directives
•        Other duties as assigned

•        BSW or a Bachelor’s Degree in human services field required
•        Post-BA experience working with families and children required
•        Computer literacy and strong verbal and written communication skills required
•        Some knowledge of child welfare system preferred
•        Experience working within an evidence based model preferred
•        Highly organized
•        Flexibility in schedule
•        Bilingual Spanish & English required.

Please email a resume, cover letter with salary requirements to
Please put the words "Case Planner – COS,” in the subject line of the e-mail.

The Family Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Family Center is covered under FMLA.

•        Health and Dental Benefits
•        403(B) Retirement Plan
•        Four Weeks’ Annual Leave
•        Tuition Reimbursement Program
•        Long Term Disability Plan
•        Flexible Spending Account
•        TransitChek Program

Contact Details

City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11216
Country: United States