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Case Associate (American Sign Language required) in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/28/2018

Job Description

OVERVIEW: The PROS Case Associate provides program participants with supportive and psychiatric rehabilitation services.  The program aims to help each participant achieve a psychiatric rehabilitation goal related to housing, work, education, and/or socialization and help participants integrate into the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES, under direct supervision, include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for assessment, service planning and provision of services for assigned caseload, under the supervision of the social worker.
  • Meet individually with participants to provide PROS services.
  • Recording progress notes for the record and for groups.
  • Making appropriate referrals to other agencies as part of discharge plans
  • Planning and facilitating wellness, skills-building and rehabilitation readiness groups, under the supervision of the social worker
  • Participate in program activities aimed at helping individuals reach their goals.
  • Provide information, advocacy, emotional support and outreach/ engagement services to clients.
  • Perform clinically focused case management activities, including linkage and referrals, coordinating of plans between various service providers, and involving family in treatment.
  • Provide structure to the client, evaluate and assess usage of independent living skills, and provide guidance in these areas to the client.
  • Participate in staff meetings and trainings.
  • Prepare material for and participation in treatment conferences.  May participate in intake, assessment, discharge and follow-up treatment conferences.
  • Communicate in a timely, responsible way with other members of the treatment team for purposes of appropriate client care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  BA or BSW Degree, with some experience in a community or social service group.  Experience working with adults who are mentally ill strongly preferred.   Good writing skills.  American Sign Language required.