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Reentry Social Worker

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Hour Children
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Long Island City, NY

Hour Children


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Published 8 days ago

March 1, 2021

Job Summary

This position provides case management, therapy, crisis intervention, and advocacy to mothers

and single women who are transitioning back into the community from incarceration. Clients reside in one of Hour Children’s ten residences and require support with navigating various systems such as HRA, Parole/Probation, outpatient treatment, family and criminal court, etc. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Provide holistic individual case management (intake, assessment, case planning, service plan

reviews, and discharge planning) and individual/group counseling to women residing in Hour Children housing (across 10 residences)

·       Co-facilitate gender-responsive and trauma informed group programming

o  Current curricula used include: Seeking Safety, Beyond Anger and Violence, Circle of Safety, Parenting Journey, and Beyond Trauma

·       Collaborate with Hour Children’s child and adolescent therapist to support reunification efforts

and provide ongoing family support

·       Collaborate with interdepartmental leads (house managers, job training, teen program, and

childcare staff) to facilitate client progress, meet client needs, and improve service delivery

·       Facilitate mediation, case conferences, and house meetings, as needed

·       Complete and file weekly and monthly progress notes, clinical documents such as biopsychosocials, and court reports as needed

·       Attend internal staff meetings, trainings, and supervision as well as related external meetings

and trainings with resource partners

·       Perform additional department or agency related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor

Qualifications and Requirements:

·       LMSW or LMHC

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       2-3 yrs of direct practice experience with high-risk populations with complex trauma histories

·       Must have the ability to provide effective services and produce accurate written documents in a timely fashion

·       Must be able to deliver services in a culturally sensitive manner

·       Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

·       Computer and technical skills, specifically Microsoft Office programs

 Preferred, but not required

·      Training in trauma-informed care and person-centered documentation and case planning

·      Experience working with justice involved women and families

·      Experience with navigating public benefits, substance abuse treatment systems, and/or

supportive housing programs

Job Summary

This position provides case management, therapy, crisis intervention, and advocacy to mothers

and single women who are transitioning back into the community from incarceration. Clients reside in one of Hour Children’s ten…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

Benefits

benefits include healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision), 401k plan with employer match, paid time off of up to four weeks per year

benefits include healthcare coverage (medical, dental, vision), 401k plan with employer match, paid time off of up to four weeks per year

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Long Island City, NY
Associated Location
36-11 12th Street, Basement Level, Long Island City, NY 11106

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