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Intensive Case Manager

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Ali Forney Center | New York, NY
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The Ali Forney Center (AFC) is hiring for an Intensive Case Manager. The Mission of the Ali Forney Center is to to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.


The Intensive Case Manager is responsible for providing substance use screenings and assessments, mental health referrals, treatment planning, advocacy, escorts, and coordination of services for homeless clients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders (substance abuse and mental illness).


Job Functions Include:

  • Conducts substance abuse screenings and assessments and develop treatment plans for AFC clients
  • Provide ongoing intensive case management services (crisis counseling, outreach, referrals, advocacy, escorts, and discharge planning) to clients with co-occuring disorders
  • Perform evidence-based practices as assigned and written documentation of services provided
  • Facilitate regular occurring support groups at the Drop-In Center
  • Assist clients in obtaining identification, entitlements, medical & mental health care, stable housing and make appropriate referrals 
  •  Develop relationships with NYC service providers, including but not limited to those addressing medical, mental health and housing needs.  
  • Participate in weekly treatment planning meetings and provide knowledge and expertise about substance issues to direct care staff
  • Responsible for daily record keeping and documentation, maintaining client charts & compiling statistics for monthly program reporting; data entry (via AIRS, TIMS, AWARDS, etc). 


Requirements:

MSW degree required or current and active enrollment toward said degree. NYS license preferred (LMSW/LCSW).


Must be knowledgeable in the skills of therapeutic engagement, substance use and abuse, and mental illness. Experience working with adolescent/young adult population required. Knowledge of psychosocial needs of LGBTQ/homeless population is helpful. Computer knowledge and competent writing skills required.


Transgender & gender non-conforming people are encouraged to apply. Bilingual (Spanish) speaking encouraged to apply.

The Ali Forney Center (AFC) is hiring for an Intensive Case Manager. The Mission of the Ali Forney Center is to to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.


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Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:jobs@aliforneycenter.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. Also, no phone calls please.

Interested candidates should email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:jobs@aliforneycenter.org. Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. Also…

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224 West 35th Street, Suite 1500, New York, NY 10001

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