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Preventive Case Planner

Harlem, NY
Partnership with Children provides critical counseling, school-wide services, and family and community outreach in high-poverty, New York City public schools so students can reach their full potential. 

Description:
The goals of the Preventive Case Planner are to keep families together, while continually assessing for risk and safety issues. The position’s goals are to help strengthen families, stabilize and maintain family functioning. Under the direction of the Supervisor, the case planner shall serve as the primary service provider. The model requires great time flexibility, as we meet with the entire family system most of the time. Therefore workers should be prepared to work some evening hours in an effort to meet the needs of families. 
 
Responsibilities:
The Case Planner will have a caseload maximum of 12 families. Each family will be seen for one hour of change focused intervention, primarily in the home, during non-Covid times, contacts with the families can be held via teleconference. However, this is contingent upon risk rating of families. Therefore two (2) contacts are expected per month. Once a case is assigned, face-to-face contact must be made with the family to present the model and explain the expectations with 24 hours. If family agrees to services, intake is conducted, within a short timeframe, and all documents must be signed.
  • The intake referral form must be completed and placed in the database within 7 days. 
  • Case Planners are to carry out ongoing risk and safety assessments of the family and clearly document this within their progress notes. Any concerns must be brought to the immediate attention of their Supervisor. 
  • Case Planners must complete all paperwork, within the required timeframes. In addition all required documentation must be completed and submitted to their Supervisor for review prior to submission to ACS. 
  • Progress notes must be written within 72 hours of the contact. These notes must follow ACS guidelines. Notes are to be submitted to their Supervisors on a weekly basis for review. 
  • All casework contacts must be entered into PROMIS and Connections on a weekly basis.  
  • Family team conferences will be held every six (6) months, or at the point of case closure. Weekly contact grids are to be submitted to Supervisor at the end of each week to confirm required case work contacts. 
  • To participate weekly in supervision, and monthly in group supervision. To serve on committees as assigned and perform other job-related tasks and duties as assigned. 
  • All other work as assigned by direct Supervisor
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field plus experience with families and children in a human service agency setting
  • Proven clinical skills pertaining to children and families are preferred
  • Excellent writing skills are necessary
  • Spanish Speaking strongly preferred
Salary ranges from 40k to 50k based on degree and years of experience.
​​​​​​Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. PWC acknowledges the permanency of racism within organizations, industries, and communities. As an anti-racist organization PWC is committed to effectively working against systems that perpetuate racism and disproportionate opportunities for people based on skin color. PWC recognizes diversity as a strength and believes that one’s lived experiences add to the value of the organization. Therefore we strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance completing any forms in the application process.

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