The Jewish Board
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ASL Case Associate
at The Jewish Board
Brooklyn PROS Possbilites
Community Treatment & Support
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The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.
The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.
OVERVIEW: The PROS Case Associate/ASL REQUIRED 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 of the clinical team, 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, support and outreach/engagement services to clients.
- Perform clinically-focused case management activities, including linkage and referrals, coordination 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.
- 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.
- ASL REQUIRED.