Social Worker

Primary Responsibilities include:

·  Direct counseling to residents using trauma-sensitive and strength-based treatment.

·  Complete required paperwork including comprehensive Medicaid billable notes, case notes, treatment plans, logs, CAIRS, NIMIRS, incident reporting and Justice Center Reports.

·  Follow treatment plan for each resident

·  Works in accordance with the Behavioral Management Plan for each resident and their families.

·  Provides psycho education to families on mental health

·  Complete required paperwork including comprehensive Medicaid billable, case notes,

·  Assist the Residential Supervisor, and the Program Director with residents following program guidelines.

·  Implement and develop group curriculum.

·  Responsible for the orientation of new residents.

·  Responsible for screening, intakes, enrollment, and treatment planning of residents.

·  Meet with the Program Director on a regular basis to discuss overall program effectiveness and progress. 

·  Lead monthly treatment team meetings and ensure expectations meetings are held regularly. 

·  Provide counseling and crisis intervention to all residents

·  Ensure all required documentation for a complete case record

·  Ensure eligibility and subsequent payment from SSI, Medicaid, and other third-party funding sources

·  Coordinate discharge planning activities

·  Attend SPOA meetings

·  Maintain frequent contact with the children's families and guardians; arrange visits with families and/or siblings; provide services to the child and family and prepare the family for reunification

·  On call for emergencies.

·  Additional tasks as requested

  Qualifications and Requirements include:

·  Masters required.  Licensure strongly preferred.

·  Two years relevant experience with population.  Residential services experience strongly preferred.

·  Minimum of one-year supervisory experience required.

·  Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

·  Valid NYS driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a vehicle that is properly registered and insured in accordance with NYS DMV regulations. Ability to drive the agency van.


·  Full-time, 35 hours per week. Some night and weekend hours maybe required

  Benefits include:

·  Medical, dental, life, supplemental life, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension (403(b)).

·  Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as TDA, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care, personal accident and supplemental dental insurance.

·  20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.

Family and Children's Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran