Case Manager/Mental Health Counselor @ Edwin’s Place
African American Planning Commission, Inc.
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Post Date: May 25, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: TBD
Salary: $55,000 annually plus benefits
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
Job Reference: 052520
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Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Provides clients with individual and group counseling in substance abuse, mental health or co-occurring issues,, and co-leads specific resident population groups depending on assigned area.
2.Use a Person-Centered approach to help clients set goals, identify interests, and address concerns.
3.Get to know clients and their psychosocial history in order to provide strategic interventions and services.
4.Provides education/information to adults and families and modifies treatments as necessary in response to clients progress.
5.Develops and implements treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
6.Use psycho-educational techniques to help clients understand and adhere to mediation regimens, as well as advocate with their providers.
7.Participates in appropriate educational activities and department meetings. Conducts assessments and psychological evaluations.
8.Directs adult clients and/or families to appropriate community agencies and resources for financial assistance, counseling, rehabilitation, auxiliary care, or to aid in location of, e.g., medical supplies, adaptive devices.
9.Prepares, writes and maintains all required progress notes, reports and group notes. Keeps all electronic records as required.
10.Coordinates phone and triage activities.
11.Regularly coordinate care with all collateral contacts, including but not limited to family, providers, ACS and APS, Schools, etc.
12.For family clients, maintain a strengths-based perspective to engage all members of the family in order to help improve family functioning.
13.Conduct visits in the client’s unit to ensure compliance with lease and program rules. Enlist the support of property management as appropriate for wellness checks.
14.Conducts and maintains Monthly Progress Notes/Treatment Reports.
15.Lead/Co-Lead monthly tenant meetings. Provide group activities and services including educational and recreational activities.
16.Develops and maintains contacts with various community agencies to gather information on available resources, to relay appropriate client information, and to improve services provided.
17.Help clients to understand and proactively address diagnoses (medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, etc.).
18.Performs other related duties as may be requested by immediate supervisor.

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We encourage all eligible employees to apply. AAPCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

Contact Details
Name: AAPCI Human Resource Dept.
Address: PO Box 330-707
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11233
Country: United States
FAX: 718-218-7115