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Case Manager - Bronx RTC in Bronx, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

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Job Description


The Case Manager is responsible for developing permanency and discharge plans for youth and families.  As part of a therapeutic team within the agency, the case manager works closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric, social worker, psychology, and milieu staff, to help establish youth and family focused treatment goals.   


  • Responsible for maintaining caseload of youth who are in the foster care system and their families with the goal of reunification, independent living, or securing alternative discharge plans.

  • Conducts face to face home visits and home assessments in order to ensure safety.

  • Assists youth or families with housing, benefits, etc.

  • Supervises family/sibling visitation within the agency, in the home, or in a public location.
  • Documents all service contacts on a timely basis including face-to-face meetings, collateral contacts, correspondence and maintains the case records in accordance with agency and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Completes Family Assessment Plans, Permanency Hearing Reports, and Court Updates
  • Attends family court hearings and criminal court hearings with the youth and family
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with social workers, other case managers, nurses, therapists, and other members of the team and participates in weekly treatment team meetings.

  • Coordinates and provides aftercare services for children and families as needed, consistent with regulations,  to ensure all needs are met prior to a youth’s return to the community.  

  • Attends annual case conferences at schools, safety conferences as necessary, and family team conferences.

  • Participates in training as well as other relevant learning opportunities

  • Provides crisis intervention as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree.


  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaking a plus.

  • Experience in child welfare preferred.


  • Knowledge of electronic medical systems and or CONNECTIONS preferred.

  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word.