Youth Clinical Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary range starts at $52,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

Published

10/04/2018

Application Deadline

11/02/2018

Address

60 Bay Street
Staten Island
New York
10301
United States

Description

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to improve public safety and reduce the use of jail and prison. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators.


The Staten Island Justice Center is seeking a Youth Clinical Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Court Operations, the Youth Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring a caseload of youth participants from family court and criminal court, providing case management and referrals, and helping promote compliance with pretrial release conditions. The Youth Clinical Coordinator will maintain regular contact with participants, which includes facilitating in-person case management meetings, facilitating groups, making home and school visits, and sending frequent court date reminders. Additionally, they will draft memos to keep the court informed of participants’ compliance and will work with program staff to notify court parties if a participant is non-compliant with their supervision model.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Conduct intakes of new participants and administer assessments;

·        Provide comprehensive, clinically-informed case management services to 13 to 19-year-old clients to help address concerns related to areas such as substance use, mental health, trauma, domestic violence, housing and employment;

·        Engage client’s support system—such as family members, neighborhood supports, and school staff—and provide case management services to families, as needed;

·        Provide voluntary referrals to community-based services and maintain communication with service providers to ensure appropriate follow-up;

·        Accompany client to community-based appointments, as needed;

·        Facilitate group sessions for program participants;

·        Monitor and report on compliance to court stakeholders and collaborate with court stakeholders to assist in engaging participants;

·        Provide graduated responses to participant’s non-compliance;

·        Participate in trainings and attend staff meetings;

·        Assist with data collection and grant writing;

·        Assist with the implementation of new programs, initiatives, and/or interventions;

·        Assisting with other SIJC intakes, screenings, and other tasks, as needed;

·        Attend SIJC events or community meetings after hours;

·        Other activities and duties, as needed.

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in social work or a related field and a minimum of 3 years in a related area. Experience in a court or criminal justice setting preferred. Candidates must be willing and able to work collaboratively with a variety of court personnel and on-site partner agencies in a high-pressure/fast paced work environment.  Court-based social work is an incredibly unique and demanding area of practice, and candidates must be open to constructive engagement with differing and, at times, competing perspectives. Candidates must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally-competent manner. Highly organized, excellent time management skills, and strong writing ability required. Experience with drug/alcohol treatment, mental health services, co-occurring disorders, adolescent development, trauma-informed and strength-based approaches preferred.  Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

How to apply: 

Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with Youth Clinical Coordinator | Staten Island Justice Center in the subject line to: calandraa@courtinnovation.org


If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:


Address

Staten Island Justice Center

Attn.: Alyssa Calandra, Director of Court Operations

60 Bay Street, Suite 100

Staten Island, NY 10301


Fax

(212) 397-0985

 

The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Visit our website at www.courtinnovation.org.

The Center for Court Innovation is a project of the Fund for the City of New York. 


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