Case Planner - Social Work
Vibrant Emotional Health

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Post Date: Mar 20, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 27.51 - 28.31
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health’s groundbreaking solutions have delivered high quality services and support, when, where and how people need it for over 50 years. Through our state-of-the-art technology-enabled services, community wellness programs, and advocacy and education work, we are building a society in which emotional wellness can be a reality for everyone.

Title: Case Planner, Family Treatment and Rehabilitation Preventive Services Program
Reports to: Supervisor, Family Link Plus Program

Summary of Position:

Innovative preventive services program provides home-based therapeutic case management and advocacy services to keep children in at-risk families safe and keep families together. Program entails therapeutic services, ongoing assessment of children’s safety and families’ needs, formulation of service plan and treatment strategies, participation in Family Team Conferences, and documentation of progress and outcomes.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
*Case Planner will comply with NYC Children’s Services Standards and Indicators for Purchased Preventive Services and duties outlined in Program Manual.
*Provide clinical services, which are provided primarily at families’ home (can be in the office at times), on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, from a strengths-based, family-focus perspective.
*Work with 10 enrolled (or pending enrollment) families and provide coverage during extensive co-worker absences or vacations and higher caseload as needed in times of crisis/staff shortages.
*Work with Family Advocate to ensure positive communication and cooperative work.
*Provide community outreach.
*Assist families to assess needs and complete documentation such as: psycho-social summaries, intake summaries, service plans and other assessment as needed.
*Attend and participate in Family Team Conferences.
*Weekly supervisory sessions with the Supervisor or Director and monthly staff and other required programmatic meetings.
*Escort children and families to appointments when necessary.
*Undertakes activities, i.e., advocacy and referral to services needed, including but not limited to drug and alcohol rehabilitation, mental health services, health services, education, day care, housing, vocational guidance, employment and financial entitlements.
*Obtain medical, immunization and educational records for all children on caseload on a yearly basis, and more frequently when required.
*Must work flexible hours when required.
Complete required documentation in a timely manner utilizing the computer, such as progress notes in Connections and contacts in PROMIS.

Vibrant Emotional Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, caregiver status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

*Masters of Social Work or Masters in Counseling required. LMSW or LMHC preferred.
*Bilingual and bi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply.
*Computer skills, MS Office, Outlook

*Excellent comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, supplemental income insurance, pre-tax transit/parking, pre-tax FSA for medical and dependent care, and 401K available.

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