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Childrens Care Coordinator (Nassau/Suffolk)

Company: New Horizon Counseling Center
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Children's Care Coordinator (CCC) functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide support to families and children with serious emotional disturbance, chronic conditions, or trauma experiences. CCC helps the children develop the highest level of functioning and wellness by assisting them to identify strengths and needs, and connecting them to resources in their community.Essential functions include:Ongoing assessment, evaluation and ensuring the provision of service needs for each case.Coordination and monitoring of all services inclusive of medical, mental health, and educational wellness/success through collaborative relationships.Home and field visits to provide counseling, crisis intervention, referral and advocacy services, coordination of services, and assistance with basic needs.Work collaboratively with each child and family to develop written care plans and crisis plans, as needed.Preparation of all charting, assessment forms, accountability forms and direct service requirements of state and city regulations.Attend regular supervisory and case conference sessions, trainings and other meetings, as assigned.What You NeedBachelor's Degree Required; Masters Degree Preferred in one of the following fields: Social Work, Psychology, Education, Rehabilitation, Human Services, Occupational Therapy, Counseling, Community Mental Health, Sociology, Physical or Recreational therapy. Degrees in other related areas may be considered.Training and successful certification as a CANS-NY Assessor needed within 30 days of start date.Skills and/or Experience Required:For B.A. level candidates, two (2) years OR for M.A. level candidates, one (1) year of related human services experience required in providing direct services or linking children with serious emotional disturbances to services.Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills, along with English-language writing skills necessary to fulfill state and city regulations for record keeping.Team player with creativity, commitment, and initiative to be a part a growing, dynamic programAbility and willingness to regularly travel, in some instances with clients in agency vehicle to many locations using various modes of reliable and safe transportationPreferred:Knowledge of Community Resources, Medicaid, and other entitlementsKnowledge of Trauma, Child welfare and/or Child developmentBilingual a plusJob Type: Full Time; Pay Range: Salaries start at $47,000 annually

Keywords: New Horizon Counseling Center, Hempstead , Childrens Care Coordinator (Nassau/Suffolk), Other , Hempstead, New York

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