Rising Ground, Inc

Casework Supervisor (Citywide Aftercare)

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn | US-NY-Brooklyn
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2021 12:33 PM)
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All sites are part of a groundbreaking initiative to keep youth adjudicated by family court in residential placements close to their homes, schools, families, and communities. Placements are typically 7 months and youth then spend an average between 5-12 months participating in aftercare in the community.


Brooklyn : Bensonhurst Non Secure Placement (NSP) located in Bensonhurst Brooklyn, NY A 13 bed Close to Home placement facility for adjudicated adolescents offing services to high school age boys.


Carroll St Limited Secure Placement (LSP) located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY : A 20 bed placement facility for adjudicated adolescents offering services to high school age boys.


The Casework Supervisor oversees the day-to-day case management activities for the assigned NSP and LSP programs, including Aftercare in LSP. The Casework Supervisor oversees the assessment, planning, family engagement, and evaluation process for case planners, family workers, and case aids, ensuring compliance with all guidelines, quality assurance standards, and performance indicators for Close to Home programs. Work includes managing the intake process, supervising assessments and service planning, facilitating the treatment teams, monitoring, and guiding referrals and discharge activities as well as the coordination of linkages with community-based support programs and services, and overseeing aftercare for LSP programs. The Casework Supervisor manages all the social service needs and ensures that all ACS, OCFS and the Courts’ mandated timeframes are met for all the youth supported within the programs.  This person must provide direction, information, training, evaluation, and provide instruction to clinical and social worker related staff and other assigned staff.


Casework Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the JYF casework clinical-related services follow all regulatory city and state regulations and mandates including those of ACS and OCFS and operate in correlation with best practices.
  • Provide direct staff supervision of casework staff including performance monitoring and evaluation as assigned.
  • Provide casework service supervision to all program staff consistent with program the design
  • Act as a resource on client treatment issues for Program / Clinical Director including staff development needs.
  • Maintain and disseminate educational information and provide group training to staff on a variety of relevant casework / clinical issues.
  • Provide support and assistance to the group interaction process.
  • Provide services to youth and families to ensure earliest possible return home or, discharge to the identified resource.
  • Monitor the timely submission of all documentation to ACS and the Courts.
  • Monitor and participate in family conferences, observe workers overall relationships with clients and other systems.
  • Conduct an at least monthly review of progress notes and casework contacts for each assigned staff
  • Hold weekly treatment team meetings.
  • Maintain and monitor case records and ensure the clinical department is meeting documentation expectations including:
  • Ensure timely/accurate notes
  • Adhere to ACS Suicide protocol
  • Ensure full compliance on PAMS requirements
  • Call logs/Visit logs are completed correctly
  • Ensure the following requirements are adhered to : Case work contacts, Health Tab, Manage FASP documentation
  • Oversee all PYA activities
  • Serve as a back- up for intakes.
  • Participate in all oversight related meetings
  • Perform other job-related tasks and duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree in human services or related field / LMSW preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience, with at least one (1) year of experience, in a supervisory capacity in the field of child welfare, or a minimum of three (3) years of experience, with at least one (1) year of experience in the field of juvenile justice, under qualified supervision.
  • Experience with casework documentation in CNNX
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Experience with juvenile justice system involved youth preferred
  • Experience in girls specific interventions and therapeutic models preferred for Bronx position
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Commitment to progressive social justice and anti-racist practices
  • Belief in an individual’s capacity to change
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus




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