Clinical Case Coordinator (CEP - Brooklyn)

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

The mission of CASES is to increase public safety through innovative services that reduce crime and incarceration, improve behavioral health, promote recovery and rehabilitation, and create opportunities for success in the community.

  • We are committed to helping people—regardless of their past choices, present struggles, or future obstacles—to build the capacity and courage to change their lives.
  • We tailor our services to each individual’s unique needs, risks, and strengths and believe the most effective programs are evidence-based, family-focused, and trauma-informed.
  • We are committed to engaging the community by leveraging partnerships and resources to maximize our clients’ opportunities for success.

Our team:

We recognize that each CASES staff member is critical. We are a team strengthened by our diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents and united by a common purpose.

We are determined to continuously enhance our knowledge and skills, evaluate our results, and learn from our successes and failures.

Our impact on the community:

We believe public safety is best protected through alternatives to incarceration that combine accountability and support with empowerment and opportunity.

We are committed—through continuous innovation and the strategic disruption of ineffective responses to crime, addiction, and mental illness—to creating solutions for some of the city’s most difficult public safety and public health challenges.

Job Description

Reports To: Team Leader of CEP

Overview: CASES' Court Employment Project (CEP) provides alternative to detention (ATD) and alternative to incarceration (ATI) services to youth ages 16-24 across the five boroughs. The mission of CEP is for youth to gain competence, confidence, positive connections with peers and adults, build character, receive support from caring adults, contribute to their communities, and live crime-free lives. Our services are youth development centered. We operate from the belief that if young people have mutually beneficial relationships with the people and institutions of their social world, they will be on the way to a hopeful future marked by positive contributions to self, family, community, and civil society. Our approach is distinguished by individualized case management, family engagement, supportive therapeutic counseling, evidence-based programming, and group activities that build positive peer associations and contribute to community development.
Under the direction of the Team Leader of CEP, the Clinical Case Coordinator will be part of an interdisciplinary team with a director, team leader, behavioral health specialist, substance use counselors and court representatives. The Clinical Case Coordinator role provides case management to caseload of high risk youth who may have mental health or co-occurring diagnosis. The objectives of this role are to ensure participants receive services that are strengths-based, culturally-sensitive and adherent to the core principles of risk, need and responsivity to reduce recidivism, increase engagement in community treatment services and support participants to achieve their self-identified goals for treatment, recovery, rehabilitation, and crime-free community integration.

Responsibilities:

•    Provide case management to a caseload of high risk youth by assessing immediate needs and legal circumstances in developing a collaborative individual treatment plan and service delivery.
•    Engage participants utilizing a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approach;
•    Collaborate with program staff in other departments in coordinating education, employment, mental health and substance use services;
•    Link participants to community based organizations based on their eligibility, preferences and needs. Provide escort to community services as need;
•    Involve family, and treatment providers in service provision including home visits, family conferences and collaborative case conferences;
•    Facilitate weekly cognitive behavioral intervention groups;
•    Maintain up to date and detailed progress notes and relevant data in Salesforce following program standards and timelines;
•    Provide culturally competent services in accordance with CASES policies and practice;
•    Any other duties as required by the Team Leader and Director of CEP.

Qualifications

•    At least Bachelor degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a similar degree;
•    At least one year experience serving youth, at-risk youth, or out-of-school youth;
•    Demonstrated ability to engage and motivate youth;
•    Understanding of a strengths-based youth development approach to working with young people;
•    Experience working with and serving families;
•    Highly organized and self-motivated;
•    Knowledge of the criminal justice system, court processes and alternative to detention/incarceration services preferred;
•    Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Salary: $38,950.

Benefits: Here at CASES we offer benefits that will assist you in making the most of your career and your life. Our programs include health and wellness insurance which is offered through Aetna. A retirement 403(b) plan is held with Principal, education, and training. Additionally, our portable ancillary benefits are offered through Aflac, Legal Shield, and ADP Flexible spending account; which is then deducted through payroll along with commuter benefits, additional short-term disability, cancer, additional income protection, hospitalization coverage, and identity theft protection.



Additional Information

In one document, attach your cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system.Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.