The Family Worker /Social Worker provides a wide range of services and supports to youth and their families while you are residing in a Limited Secure Placement (LSP) facility in Brooklyn. This LSP is a 20 bed program for adjudicated youth. Limited Secure Placement is part of a groundbreaking initiative to provide services and supports for juvenile justice involved youth in residential placement facilities closer to their families, communities and schools.
The Family Worker provides a range of services to youth and families where there are behavior problems such as delinquency, chemical dependency, uncontrollability, runaway, or truancy involving the youth. Focus will be on assisting families overcome problems they are experiencing which may have resulted in the Juvenile Court intervention. The Family Worker with parents /care taker, youth and LSP staff coordinates to facilitate needed changes regarding the youth and family.
Determines and addresses needed family interventions and supports, and make referrals to appropriate services inter –agency and community based