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Case Manager

Company: Comunilife
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Comunilife's Life is Precious (LIP) program is expanding to Poughkeepsie and Yonkers, New York. The Case Manager is responsible for providing program coverage, and to provide individual, group and family supportive counseling to the youth and their families. The Case Manager will lead and/or assist with activities and groups in collaboration with other staff; and two - to increase referrals to the program by providing Outreach and Awareness workshops and presentations to the broader community, and by developing, nurturing and strengthening community partnerships with schools, mental health clinics, youth programs, and other stakeholders. This position is eligible to participate in our generous benefits and paid time off package and the salary ranges from $45,000 to $50,000 a year.Essential Functions ? Provide holistic case management and counseling to connect the participants and their families with services, and support.? Provide outreach, engagement and follow-up with participants referred to the program to assure continuity of mental health treatment and encourage participation in the Life is Precious---program. Assist with participant recruitment.? Assist in the creation of age-appropriate, positive youth development programming for teens that serve to expand horizons and provide healing, calming experiences for the clients.? Reinforce academic and vocational exploration, internships and community service to enhance participants' career planning, learning, personal growth and civic responsibility.? Coordinate trips, celebrations and special events for young adults and their families thatincrease the clients' cultural pride and awareness.? Collaborate, and develop partnerships with community agencies, mental health providers, schools, local organizations, and other stakeholders. ? Participate in program team meetings to discuss accomplishments, High Risk Case Reviews,and program related matters.? Represent the program to community providers (i.e. schools, churches and communitycenters) and provide information and training relevant to the program focus and populations.? Document community activities, outings and development involving families.? Maintain case management documentation such as progress notes in AWARDS, with special attention to Hospitalization and Incident Reporting; support and encourage staff cohesion; promote LIP mission and values and work to staff and community, create and share group curriculums for Youth Development Groups.Education and Experience Requirement(s)BA or BS in human services field; experience working with children and families; Bi-lingual English/Spanish. PI201632991

Keywords: Comunilife, Yonkers , Case Manager, Executive , Yonkers, New York

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