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Date Posted10/05/2020
Job TitleBilingual Family Resource Case Worker
CityBrooklyn
StateNew York
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Join a small team of dedicated therapists who work with families at risk of abuse or neglect referred by a child welfare system. MST-Prevention strives to promote behavior change in the youth’s natural environment, using the strengths of each system to facilitate change. As an MST Family Resource Caseworker you will work collaboratively with the MST therapists to complete assessments and help families meet their casework goals. You will empower families to address problematic behavior and help young people make life-transforming changes.

Why You Should Apply:

Earn competitive salary for your degree
Receive extensive training and support in learning and implementing the MST model, surrounded by a support network of supervisors and coaches both within your agency and at the larger MST Network level as well
Work with passionate and dedicated therapists who, like yourself, are willing to do whatever it takes to make a difference in the life of a youth
Embark on a career in which you can go to work every day knowing that you are making an impact – MST’s results have been proven in over 60 studies!

Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Sociology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a related subject area preferred, and one year casework case management experience in child welfare.

Responsibilities

Adhere to all Safety Procedures including reporting any unsafe practices through proper notification.
Support the clinical team in obtaining assessments and school/medical records required by the program.
Collaborate with MST Therapist to assist families with ongoing support and casework interventions on a routine or emergency basis. Interventions might include assistance with housing, budgeting, job attainment, and prosocial recreational activities.
Facilitate direct contacts with youth, families, community and public/private entities to gather information about resources for clients and connect families to needed resources and social support networks.
Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with relevant regulations
Collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system to ensure their buy-in and cooperation throughout services.
Preferred experience includes:

Experience with systems negotiation and building linkages
Social service interviewing skills
Conducting intake assessments
Community/home based experience conducting field visits
Experience with child welfare reporting information systems
Preferred knowledge includes:

Community resources and linkages
Public Assistance, Medicaid, Child Health Plus system
NYC Board of Education protocols
Social skills assessment and intervention

NameAprille Aquino
Company NameNew York Foundling
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