Case Planner

Compensation

: $66,800.00 - $105,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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ABBOTT HOUSE, an innovative community based social service organization, is seeking a Case Planner for our Family Foster Care (FFC) program. The case planner is responsible for the delivery of services to children in care and their families. The case planner facilitates the permanency goal through casework counseling and coordination of services. The case planner represents the agency in all court procedures and ensures that the agency is meeting all contract mandates for their caseload. Requirements: + Minimum BA/BS in related field required, MSW or MA/MS in a related field preferred. + 2 years foster care experience. + Good communication and time management skills required. + Effective computer and writing skills a must. Duties & Responsibilities: + Conduct a minimum of one monthly contact with the foster child in the foster home to assess the child's safety, well being and progress towards permanency. + Conduct two face to face contacts with the biological parents, including one contact in the biological parent's home, on a monthly basis to discuss ASFA timeframes, assess for safety and progress towards the permanency plan. + Monitor and coordinate the visitation plan including ensuring that a minimum of one parent child visit for 2 hours is held on a weekly basis unless otherwise directed by the court. + Continually re-assess the visitation plan to ensure that the plan offers the least restrictive option given the development and age of the child as well as the progress of the case. + Schedule and participate in Family Team Conferences. + Continually re-assess the permanency plan in light of ASFA timeframes and develop a concurrent plan towards permanency. + Maintain regular contact with the biological parent's service providers to ensure that the parent is addressing the placement reason + Maintain regular contact and coordinate all the child's services including medical, clinical, education etc. + Responsible for keeping an accurate contemporaneous CNNX record with progress notes being entered at the agency standard of 48 hours from the date of contact. + Responsible for the completion and timely submission of FASPs and Permanency Hearing Reports + Responsible for reporting, testifying and presenting the agency's position in regards to the family at Family Court proceedings including at Permanency Hearings and TPR. + Pass PFS/CBT+ and CANS Certification. + Any other related duties as required. Competitive Salary & Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B Plan, Tuition Assistance, Accrued Vacation, Personal and Sick Benefits. EOE To complete an application click the apply button above (preferred method) Or submit your resume to ...@abbotthouse.net ABBOTT HOUSE Building Stronger Families and Communities since 1963 100 N. Broadway Irvington, NY 10533 Visit us at www.abbotthouse.net * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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