Leake and Watts Services Foster Boarding Homes Case Planner BX in Bronx, New York

Responsible for all aspects or elements of casework services, e.g., assessment, individualized service planning, case planning/reviews, child-family engagement and referrals and case conferences. The incumbent defines short and long term needs and help set goals for children and families, monitors the child’s adjustment to foster care, serves as an advocate for the child and family and provides access to resources and support services. Responsibilities include communicating the agency’s plan of service for each child to team members and outside officials. Close supervision is received in the form of case plan reviews, one-on-one supervision and case work conferences. Work is performed under the supervision of the Social Work Supervisor.

  • Assesses the unique strengths and needs of each child and family involved, in consultation with the interdisciplinary child care team and specialty consultants, as appropriate.

  • Develops, communicates and implements an individualized service plan and treatment program which responds to identified needs of each child and natural/foster family; engages the child and family in setting goals, establishing priorities and implementing service/treatment plans.

  • Participates in permanency planning; sets goals; conducts regularly scheduled Service Plan reviews; tracks progress toward desired outcomes; actively participates in Family Permanency Conferences; intervene to avoid separation of siblings, when feasible.

  • Minimum requirement of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university in social work, psychology or a related field.

  • Master’s degree in Social Work preferred.

  • Experience working with CONNECTIONS and BUILD 18.

  • At least two years of documented satisfactory experience in counseling working with a child-family population.

  • Other Relevant Requirements/Licenses/Certifications/Credentials

Job ID: 2018-1292

External Company Name: Leake and Watts Services, Inc

External Company URL: (No Website Given)

Street: 424 E. 147th Street