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Case Manager - CUA 1

Company: NET Treatment Services
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About:NET Community Care was created to implement the first "Community Umbrella Agency" (CUA) in the city of Philadelphia. Selected by the Department of Human Services to launch a major transformation of child welfare services, NET Community Care is committed to the goals of Philadelphia's "Improving Outcomes for Children" initiative. We believe that positive outcomes are achieved when services are family-centered, community-based, culturally competent, integrated, timely, and accountable for results. This was and is perhaps the most significant systems change effort Philadelphia has undertaken in decades. The key components or services offered at CUAs include case management, community engagement, parent cafes, team conferencing, and Community Advisory Boards (CABs).Position: Aftercare Worker CUA 1 (25th Police District)Hours: Full Time , varies depending on CaseloadLocation: 2701 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19132 CUA 1 (25th Police District) other locations as assignedFeltonville, Hunting Park, Upper Kensington, McGuire, Fairhill, Hartranft and FranklinvilleSUMMARY:The Aftercare Worker works to support families who have been successfully discharged from DHS/CUA formal case-management services by providing reintegration supports, consultations and community resources that will decrease the probability that the family will re-enter the child welfare system. This position involves working closely with all members of the assigned case management team prior to successful discharge; with children, biological families, and with external agencies and partners. The Aftercare Worker will focus on planning intended to prevent re-entry. Tasks will include direct work with families to address needed ongoing community supports after formal DHS/CUA case-management services are discharged, as well as work with external partners and systems to ensure that children and families are successfully connected to needed reintegration and support services..ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: (and other duties as assigned)The CUA must offer/provide Aftercare Services to families who achieve reunification, PLC, or the successful completion of In-home Services.Aftercare Services must connect the family to community resources that will support the family's progress and stability after completion of Aftercare Services.Assist with the development of aftercare plans for all families accepting aftercare services and/or transition plans for children stepping down from congregate care to In-Home services.Occasionally attend court to assist Case Manager with presentation of intended aftercare/transition plan(s), but never in lieu of Case Manager.Attend all Closing Conferences for assigned cases.Work on specific skills with the bio-parent(s)/reunification resource(s), including parenting skills, discipline practices, self-advocacy skills, basic budgeting and home-making skills, self-care skills, system navigation skills, and other skills that might help sustain enhanced protective capacities and prevent re-entry to care after safe case closure.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field required; Candidates with a degree in an unrelated field require a minimum of three years' experience working in child, youth, and family serving systemsTwo years' experience working in child, youth, and family serving systemsDemonstrates good verbal and written communication skillsAdult and Pediatric CPR Certification RequiredPA Child Abuse Clearance requiredPA Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training RequiredFBI Clearance requiredPA Criminal Clearance requiredHealth Assessment requiredTB Test requiredNET is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breas

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