Under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs, the Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of services to participants placed in the Girls Intervention Program (GIP). Duties include intake and exit paperwork, case planning, crisis intervention and referrals. The job requires a high degree of confidentiality and flexibility in responding to needs of participants.
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Education or related field and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience counseling youth and/or young adults
Self-starter, knowledge of adversities facing at-promise youth with special emphasis on at-promise girls
Good organizational, communication and writing skills and proficiency in major computer software programs
Must have a valid driver’s license and access to consistent, reliable transportation
Pass a criminal background check
Conduct initial home visits for living environment assessment and school/home visits as needed.
Implement services and educational activities according to the approved Scope of Services and Evidenced/Research Based Curriculum
Oversee program enrollment & social service needs assessment; including sanctions by the Department of Juvenile Services and other applicable funding sources
Establish an individualized care plan for each program participant
Make referrals of participants and/or family to appropriate agency (mental health, medical, social service, educational, etc.) as needed in conjunction with agency partners and provide information about Juvenile Justice System, court processes and contact updated information
Oversee, monitor and document monthly progress reports on participants including academic progress, attendance, community service hours, mental health services, and outside agency referrals (community partners)
Provide monthly and/or quarterly progress notes to DJJ and JAC probation officers and other judicial officials as required.
Administer, monitor and document peer mentorship component that promotes the development of social skills
Work with other staff members to facilitate parent participation in monthly Parent Opportunity Council Meetings and/or other program activities
Attend JAC/CBO meetings the second and third week of every month to maintain the relationship between JPO’s and the agency
Work with other staff members to coordinate recognition activities for participants who complete program requirements
Produce monthly and/or quarterly reports to agency as required
Assist with and attend special events student field trips