5543A | Case Planner at The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services in New York, New York

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Job Description:

Make a bigger difference


The Case Worker works directly with the entire familyreferred to the preventive services program by providing a range of services,both directly and through referral that ensure safety and stability for thechildren.

RESPONSIBILITIESinclude but not limited to:

  • Provide a range of concrete and clinical services andintervention to ameliorate the reasons family became known to the preventiveservices program.
  • During the intake and assessment phase, introduce FamilyTeam Conferencing (FTC) model to the family.
  • Using both ACS and JBFCS tolls, assesses and reassess theindividual members of the family in areas of safety and risk, mental health,physical health, substance abuse, domestic violence, housing and employmentneeds.
  • Locate and ensure appropriate community resources forclient; communicate with community providers ongoing and request theirparticipation in FTC.
  • Develop service plans in concert with the family as wellas safety interventions.
  • Provide clinically focused counseling to all family members.Identify and provide access to specific appropriate concrete services, whennecessary or requested, and are in the best interest of the client.
  • Maintain frequent face to face contact, meeting at leastminimum standards of home based and office visits including observing all ofthe children monthly.
  • May run groups for parent or for youth.
  • Maintain the case records consistent with JBFCS and ACSstandards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


LMSW preferred, MSW or BA Degree with some relevantexperience in child welfare or family counseling services.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8857 - Case Worker - Social Services - Traveling
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree