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Case Manager, Freedom House

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The Fortune Society
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New York, NY

The Fortune Society


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Published 5 days ago

The FREEDOM Unit is a Day Treatment Alternative To Incarceration Program.  Freedom is designed to assist clients in making the transition from criminal activity to positive, legitimate and productive lives. Clients are mandated by the Court for specific time frames to participate in individual and group sessions.

The Case Manager is responsible for the day-to-day activities of his/her assigned caseload. 

These activities include, but are not limited to:  individual and group counseling, conducting morning meetings and caseload groups, accompanying clients to outside activities (court, recreational trips, NA/AA meetings), maintaining up-to-date case files.  Under the direct supervision of the Freedom Unit Manager, the Case Manager will be responsible for the following:

JOB TASKS:

§  Facilitate individual and group counseling sessions;

§  Aide clients in accessing community resources, including public assistance, housing, day care, etc;

§  Maintain accurate records in a timely and orderly fashion;

§  Maintain liaisons with relevant city, state and private not-for-profit agencies;

§  Write court reports;

§  Work with clients in developing treatment plans;

§  Perform urinalysis; and

§  Other tasks and responsibilities as the job may require.

QUALIFICATIONS:

§  Job related training or CASAC certification or training leading to certification;

§  A commitment to working with diverse group of individuals involved with criminal justice system;

§  Experience a must;

§  Good communication (verbal and written) skills

§  Criminal justice experience a plus;

§  Bilingual (English/Spanish)a plus.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.



 

The FREEDOM Unit is a Day Treatment Alternative To Incarceration Program.  Freedom is designed to assist clients in making the transition from criminal activity to positive, legitimate and productive lives. Clients are mandated by the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Location

625 West 140th Street, New York, NY 10031

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