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Community Mediation Services
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||Jun 03, 2021
||July 1, 2021
||$35,587.00 - $40,000.00
||US - New York - Jamaica
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The Family Empowerment Program serves families diverted from the Queens Family Court that require targeted short or moderate duration interventions. The program provides up to 90 days-to de-escalate family crisis and mediate their disputes.
• Carry Caseload of 10 families and provide up to 3 month intervention to families diverted from the family court to de-escalate their crisis and mediate their disputes.
• Participate in ongoing training in evidence based model.
• Crisis intervention and family stabilization to establish positive communication and planning
• Mediate agreements with youth and parents.
• Work individually with the family members to help them identify goals.
• Collaborate with the Department of Education. Obtain school records, coach parents on ways to become an advocate for their child and arrange a visit to the school.
• Coach parents and children in effective communication.
• Facilitate self-advocacy in both parents and youth.
• Provide home based services.
• Conduct a combination of home and office visits, tele-conference and when necessary phone sessions
• 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 mediation totaling 40 hours.
• Make appropriate, effective referrals to community based service providers.
• Support Mediation Specialist with teen Conflict Resolution group
• Provide summary in progress note in meetings with the other providers and collaterals.
• Provide written and oral family progress reports for case record and Family Court.
• Document timely and accurate progress notes and client records obtained.
• Participate in case audits and case closure. Maintain case records and record keeping in compliance with ACS requirements/and all existing Federal, State and City laws. This includes CONNECTIONS and PROMIS systems.
• Provide quantitative and qualitative outcomes achieved by the program, youth and families served.
Bachelor Degree required and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in Child Welfare desired; bilingual Spanish a plus.
• Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
• Effective time management and flexibility are key
• Be available for emergencies and crises during evenings/weekends.
• Optimistic about change and have a “do what it takes” attitude.
• Must be able to work effectively with a team.
• Work schedule based on program needs and is subject to change where necessary.
Benefits: 401(k), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance
Schedule: Monday to Friday, Weekends Education: Bachelor's (Required)
Willingness to Travel: 50% (Preferred), Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19
Name: Community Mediation Services
Address: 89-64 163rd Street
State/Province: New York
Country: United States