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Location : Name FFC Foster Care Services
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Foster Care Case Planner to join our team.  In this role you will work towards timely permanency planning for children and youth in foster care.   Reports to: Foster Care Supervisor   Location: 7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours: 35 Hours / Week; Exempt   Major Duties: - Assess and monitor for safety and risk. - Establish immediate contact with families of the children who are placed into our care, and with their foster families. - Conduct required casework contacts with the child, parent, foster parent and collateral contacts (schools, service providers, medical personnel, mental health practitioners, and substance abuse counselors).  Make assessment-based referrals as necessary to meet the needs of the child and/or parent.  - Visit family and child, as often as mandated and/or necessary to gather social history, to assess family strengths and concerns, and to assess existing problems in relation to the reason for placement. - Coordinate and supervise all visits between the family and child along with separate sibling visits. - Share responsibilities with agency team for the permanency planning of each child.  - Locate resources and make referrals to any resource that would provide aid to the family and child. - Evaluate child’s adjustment in foster home, and monitor educational and behavioral performance at home and in school. - Monitor foster parents in terms of their ability to meet the needs of the child in their home, and make recommendations regarding future use of the home, in conjunction with the Homefinding Department. - Adherence to the KEEP (Keeping Foster and Kinship Parents Supported and Trained), PTC (Parenting Through Change) and YDSC (Youth Development Skills Coaching) manuals. - Make efficient and creative use of training manuals. - Capacity to work within the fidelity guidelines of the KEEP/PTC interventions while delivering the material in the manner that appeals to the needs of individual parents and youth. - Support and counsel foster parents in their efforts to care for the child and include them in the development of the goals and tasks.  - Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work.  - Make all court appearances and testimony including permanency hearings. - Participate in Family Team Conferences, including but not limited to the placement preservation, reunification/discharge, goal changes and permanency planning conferences.  Attend all necessary meetings, functions, workshop, etc. as required by the agency. - Keep case records up-to-date within agency standards and complete all necessary ACS/Agency documentation including FASPs, Progress notes, Permanency Hearing reports and all other reports necessary to fulfill the function of the work.  - Progress notes are to be completed and submitted preferably within one day of the event but no later than the end of the given week of the event. - FASP and Permanency Hearing Report will be submitted on the internal date for review provided by the agency's compliance department. - Collaborate closely with team members. - Conduct Group facilitation of Keep and PTC groups with parents and foster parents. - Ability to enhance communication among parent group members to promote skill development and social networking. - Review KEEP/PTC feedback and practice strategies with families. - Collaborate closely with Youth Skill Trainers, monitor their interactions with youth. - Documents according to developer’s standards, each interaction and visit. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care, when applicable, in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment - Utilize Solution Based Casework in casework practice. - Implement Solution Based Casework model of casework practice within the department/program. - Implement and integrate the principles and procedures of Solution Based Casework: assessment, family and individual level outcomes, action plans and documentation and celebration. - Actively participate in case consultation, continued SBC training and the SBC certification process. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree in related field required; MSW or at least one year related experience preferred.  - Must be able to establish working relationships with clients in need of counseling and supportive services. - Must be able to effectively engage parents. - Ability to apply theory of change. - Willingness to facilitate groups with parents and foster parents. - Ability to work cooperatively with their agency supervisor(s), KEEP, PTC, and YDSC consultants, ACS and other team members. - Excellent written and verbal skills necessary.   - Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective. 
Location : Name Health Services Administration
Job Locations US-NY-Manhattan
We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work with us. In this role you will be responsible for providing routine psychiatric evaluations on participants.     Reports to:   Senior Program Director   Location:    Family Foster Care: 7 West Burnside Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453   Hours:       Full time (Exempt)   Major Duties: - Provide routine psychiatric evaluations on participants as requested. - Provide emergency consultation and assessment as needed. - Provide documentation necessary to promote health, well-being and independence of residents when needed. - Oversee management of psychotropic medication of children in foster care. - Participate in Treatment Team Conferences, Family Team Conferences and other meetings to address assessment, treatment planning and discharge/re-entry planning needs of the young people and families as needed. Qualifications: - NP license/NY State Board Certification. - Experience working with children, adolescents and families. Prior experience with at-risk youth and families, and child welfare experience preferred. - Flexible and able to travel.
Location : Name Rose House NSP
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:   FACILITY DIRECTOR, ROSE HOUSE CLOSE TO HOME NSP    Location:     280 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208   Hours:       40 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt   Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: provide direct supervision and beimg accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents' behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families.  To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.   Additional Qualifications:  - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.
Location : Name Rose House NSP
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:  FACILITY DIRECTOR, ROSE HOUSE CLOSE TO HOME NSP    Location:    280 Shepherd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208   Hours:       Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non- Exempt   Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include: provide direct supervision and beimg accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times, manage residents' behavior & maintain order, implement daily living routines, schedules & procedures provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families.  To take on these responsibilities you will need a High School Diploma/GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a valid New York State driver’s license.   Additional Qualifications:  - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.nd provision of services.
Location : Name Green House
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
We are looking for dynamic and compassionate Youth Development Counselors to work in our Residential Programs. In this role you will take a caring, personal approach to meeting youth’s basic needs while providing physical and emotional safety.    Reports to:   UNIT SUPERVISOR/SENIOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR, GREEN HOUSE NSD   Location:   2190 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453   Hours:      Up to 21 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt   Major Duties: - Provide direct supervision and be accountable for the whereabouts of residents at all times. - Manage residents' behavior; maintain order. - Implement daily living routines, schedules and procedures. - Ensure the safety of the residents and maintain security and high standard of cleanliness throughout the residence.                                        - Provide individual and group counseling for residents and, when appropriate, work with residents' families and participate in youth and family development. Coordinate court ordered visits which includes supervised home visits, day passes and facility visits, etc. (Visits suspended during use as quarantine house.) - Maintain records, logs, reports and adhere to documentation requirements. - Participate in the planning and execution of educational, recreational, and personal enrichment activities.         - Ensure the proper care and supervision of supplies and agency equipment.                    - Participate in ongoing meetings, conferences and training programs.                                              - Interact and communicate with Good Shepherd staff in matters related to, but not limited to, the needs of the residents and the program in general.         - Providing safe transportation for residents for court ordered appointments. (Not during use as quarantine house.) - Attend all mandatory training required by DYFJ (Department of Youth Family Justice ) and GSS. - Responsible for adhering to all DYFJ and OCFS regulations. - Effectively use and practice the Sanctuary Model tools: safety plans, community meetings, psycho-educational groups, team meetings, red flag reviews, treatment planning conferences (or similar), and self-care in the department/program to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Promote and model the seven Sanctuary Model commitments to create a non-violent and trauma-sensitive culture. - Integrate the Sanctuary Model SELF (Safety, Emotional Management, Loss and Future) framework into daily practice to ensure quality care and an effective work environment. - Perform other duties as assigned.                                       Qualifications:  - High School diploma or GED required.   - Valid driver’s license required.  - Must be able to complete and pass all components of required physical intervention training. - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight. - Must have a commitment to work from a strength based, youth development and trauma-informed perspective.   Additional Qualifications:  - Must be able to successfully complete state mandated crisis intervention training within two months of hire - Must successfully complete a pre-hire physical ability test. - Ability to perform physical restraint of youth using approved restraint procedures. - Must be capable of sustained physical exertion and have no limitations on ability to engage in necessary physical intervention activities including but not limited to: standing, twisting, turning, kneeling, and supporting a participant’s body weight.
Location : Name Rebound
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
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