Bi-lingual Spanish Preventive Case Planner
Community Mediation Services, Inc. - Queens, NY

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Community Mediation Services (CMS) is a non - profit organization founded in 1983. Our mission is to create and promote more effective resolutions and problem solving for youth, their families, and individuals, institutions and organizations within the community. CMS operates a NYC ACS funded general preventive program to families Queens CD 12 (Jamaica) with at least one child under the age of 18, who are in need of services to prevent foster care placement or re-placement, per NYS and NYC regulations. Families will receive timely assistance and the supports to help them transition out of preventive services, with community resources in place where needed. Average length of service for the program is less than twelve (12) months. The Case Planner will: -Be Responsible for the Case Management and provision of goal directed counseling to a caseload of a minimum of 12 families;
-Provide monthly home based /office based and community based contacts to provide counseling and advocacy;
-Prepare and Submit Progress Notes, FASP’s, enter Contacts in PROMIS and other time related material associated with the monitoring of a family;
-Coordinate referrals and linkages within the community for children and families;
-Utilize and manage both the CONNECTIONS and PROMIS application toward Caseload Accuracy, Case Assignments and Case Contacts;
-Co – facilitate Family – Centered Group Work (i.e. Parenting Curriculum / Adolescent Workshops) and participate in community outreach services;
-Facilitate Family Team Conferences
-Participate in Family Team Conferencing
-Collaborate with other agency and community support services;
-Reports directly to the Program Supervisor.
-Have an optimistic about change and have a “do what it takes” attitude.
-Be able to work effectively with a team.

Skills
-Bilingual- Spanish.
-Knowledge of CONNX and PROMIS applications is a plus.
-Strong interpersonal & writing skills.
-Clinical skills.
-Willing to work in the homes and community
-Available for emergencies and crises during evenings/weekends
-Energetic
-A min. of 2- 4 years experience in the field of Child Welfare is a plus.

Notes
To be considered, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@mediatenyc.org Community Mediation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to a diverse workforce. Benefits: Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, 401K.

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