CASE MANAGER
Abraxas Youth & Family Services

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Facility: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Compensation Base: $16.00/HR

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bachelor’s degree in related field and minimum of one (1) year of related experience in the juvenile field

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. 

Summary

The Case Manager is responsible for a caseload of adjudicated delinquent clients and their families who are chronic in delinquent behavioral problems and at-risk families involved with children and youth. The position is responsible for assisting the client to transition out of the juvenile justice system.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a client caseload with appropriate treatment plans..
  • Support client and their families in completing any court ordered conditions (i.e. restitution, community service, and specific counseling needs and assessment).
  • Coordinate efforts with the courts, probation department, children and youth, schools, employers, job training, recovery programs, counseling, family, or other social service agencies and community programs to meet the clients’/families’ individualized needs.
  • Maintain regular contacts with referral agency staff assigned to each client in order to maintain communication and consistency with client and family treatment to meet contractual/licensing obligations and ensure regulatory compliance with outside referral agencies.
  • Develop and maintain resources for clients including a community based resource listing and curriculum's. Performs groups and training on a weekly basis for clients to include a regular schedule of client curriculum's and informative materials.
  • Maintain contact with client at institutions/placements prior to release to the community.
  • Attend and act as advocate and/or liaison to all client court hearings, school meetings, and reviews.
  • Arrange and conduct home visits with the client's family on weekly basis throughout the referral. Meet required guidelines for number of hours spent with each client and family. Facilitate groups for clients and families and assist in facilitating life skills workshops and seminars.

 



The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and minimum of one (1) year of related experience in the juvenile field; OR
  • Master’s degree in related field and minimum of six (6) months related experience in the juvenile field.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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