RTC - Social Worker

US-Yonkers
1 week ago(1/12/2018 4:27 PM)
Job ID
2018-1198
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

The Social Worker/Therapist is directly responsible for the provision and coordination of casework and therapeutic services for residential students placed by the Department of Education (DOE) and by County Departments of Social Services (DSS).

Responsibilities

  • Serve as third-party reviewer at FTCs
  • Attend IEPs/Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Maintain communication with child care staff
  • Serve as the liaison between the school and the family
  • Coordinate Family Team Conferences for all residents
  • Provide casework services to residents and their families
  • Coordinate and monitor multi-disciplinary service provision
  • Provide individual and family therapy to residents and families
  • Comply with all DSS mandates and protocols such as Home assessments/Fasps/Court Hearings/ Incident Reporting/Permanency Planning
  • Participate in staff meetings, multi-disciplinary meetings, and planning meetings
  • Ensure that all residents are in possession of necessary legal documents, i.e. birth certificate, social security card, NY State ID, Alien card, etc.
  • Assist residents and families access social service entitlements such as social security benefits/OPWDD/OMH eligibility as per elibility criteria
  • Maintain up-to-date case record documentation and reports, including progress notes, ICMPs/court reports/ Psychosocial/Treatment Plans/etc.
  • Provide timely communication to DSS and School District
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Good writing skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Clean driver's license
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Spanish preferred
  • Masters in Social Work or related field

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