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[ Philadelphia Family Case Coordinator New! ] Job Information
Category Child & Family Services Sub Category
Job Type Temp to Permanent/Full-time Job Status Sourcing
Minimum Education College - Undergraduate Degree Title
Minimum Experience 1 Year No of Jobs 2
Duration Start Publishing 01/30/2020
Stop Publishing 04/29/2020

Provides intensive case management and crisis intervention services to children and families affected by substance abuse as per CAPTA (Child Abuse Prevention Treatment ACT) legislation.

  • Provide face-to-face contact with families a minimum of 3 times per month for three months
  • Provide telephone contact and correspondence as needed
  • Assess clients who are referred, identify strengths and needs, develop goal-directed service plans, maintain appropriate documentation including progress notes, outcomes, service log and data base.

Examples of tasks related to this work include:

o   Develop a plan to keep client connected to recovery efforts

o   Develop a relapse prevention plan

o   Link mother to mentoring program and other community-based support services/groups

o   Assist mother in managing family issues/family dynamics

o   Participate in team meetings to discuss children’s and mother’s treatment plan

o   Follow-up on treatment plan goals

o   Collaborate with behavioral health treatment team members to ensure children’s mental health needs are being met

o   Collaborate with schools and other educational institutions in monitoring progress of children

o   Keep mothers engaged in the process of enhancing parenting skills

o   Act as liaison between child welfare agency, treatment program and other related         service providers to coordinate services

o   Make linkage to needed services

  • Work proficiently with electronic data entry system
  • Provide support to family in interfacing with child and family serving systems
  • Recommend families for discharge according to developed criteria
  • Flexible schedule to include weeknights and weekends
  • Participates in ongoing in-service training programs, including weekly clinical supervision
  • Participates in weekly individual supervision
  • Maintains confidentiality of workplace information according to the policies and procedures of the institution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

BSW, MSW preferred. One to three year’s experience in human services, including familiarity with substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment and child-serving systems.

Knowledge and skills in the following areas: counseling of individuals and families in the areas of HIV and addiction; group process and facilitation; crisis intervention; family-centered care model; trauma informed care; maternal and child health; child development (infants and toddlers) and parenting; mental health issues; community resources

  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a timely fashion
  • Ability to document clients progress, both written and oral
  • Ability to work with various staff levels as a co-worker
  • Ability to negotiate systems and advocate for clients
  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to link clients and coordinate services
  • Knowledge and practice of confidentiality and issues of diversity
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently as well as cooperatively
  • Ability to establish professional limit setting

Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with nights and weekends as needed.


Preferred Skills
Posted 01/30/2020 17:36:20