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Case Manager – STARS (Safe Transition And Reunification Services) – Hempstead

Conduct home visits and phone contacts for assessing safety and appropriateness of child’s placement with caregiver, and connecting child to needed services in the community.Provide ongoing case management and make appropriate referrals to address child’s needs including: placement issues, safety issues, education, physical and mental health, legal/immigration issues, substance abuse, independent living, criminal/juvenile justice, and child enrichment activities.Provide crisis intervention services or connect family to services to ensure minor’s safety and well-being in a crisis situation. Maintain communication with program supervisors regarding any issues concerning the child’s safety, stability, or well-being in the placement.Participate in required trainings on cultural competence, service provision, and program policies and procedures. This may include travel to Baltimore, Maryland to attend trainings.

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Court Team Coordinator – Babies Can't Wait – Westbury

Work directly with the judge to assure the full implementation of the Babies Can’t Wait Project Model in the dedicated courtroom for all children and their parents (Bio/Foster/Resources). Coordinate bringing developmentally and trauma informed child development expertise to the judge and the core family court stakeholder team by helping coordinate trainings and or provide training for the core family court team stakeholders. Insure that court team data is up to date and accurate. Lead /facilitate core team case review meetings at Family Court that include attorneys for the parents, children, county, foster care caseworkers and supervisors the infant mental health team clinicians and the statewide court improvement officer, review all open cases, convene and run the monthly case review meetings for each family according to the national Safe Babies Court Team Model.Track the referrals made, services received progress towards goals and barriers encountered; monitor progress and help prevent very young children from falling through the cracks. Be present in the courtroom during hearings, organizes the flow of cases in and out of the court room; keeps track of the judge’s decisions; and takes notes and minutes of the findings and discussions.Assess the effectiveness and quality of services provided to the families; educate the community providers about the goals of the program. Help the core family court team learn more about the service providers and what services are currently available in the community and Organize training for the Team members.Work collaboratively with DSS to recruit, screen and train potential foster/adoptive families.Develop relationships with community agencies in the understanding of the BCW program.Bring the importance of developmentally informed and trauma focused information and training to the forefront particularly for maltreated 0-5 year olds in the Nassau County Child Welfare System

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F/T Overnight Residential Counselor – Lakeview House – West Hempstead

Supervise residents with daily living activities including meal preparation.Monitor medication management.Provide Informal counseling and goal planning.Provide transportation to appointments.Maintain all necessary paperwork.

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Family Specialist – Family Solutions – Mineola

Direct counseling, referrals & advocacy services for program clients. Develop, implement and monitor treatment plans. Participate in home visits, intakes and Family Solution Conferences. Maintain case records and other required documentation. Respond to crises as needed.

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Psychiatrist – Hempstead CD – Hempstead

Provide psychiatric evaluations and medication supervision to a diverse population of children, adolescents and adults.Evaluate, review and sign off on treatment plans.Maintain clinical records in compliance with State, County and Agency funders.•Supervise Nurse Practitioner.

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Respite Counselor – HCBS – Hempstead

Provide weekly Respite to clients individually and in group settingsProvide Skill Building to clients and/or siblings when neededDevelop individualized activities to support client strengths and goalsProvide transportation to and from activities

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