Rising Ground, Inc

JYF Atlas Functional Family Case Management (FF-CM) Interventionist

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/27/2022 3:13 PM)
Job ID
2022-2264
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

Atlas seeks to address the risks and needs of individuals released on their own recognizance citywide who are at heightened risk of future victimization or justice system involvement.  FF-CM is an intensive, family-focused, case management approach that is designed to motivate and link families to resources and services to address referral behaviors and family risk factors.  FF-CM is based on the same principles of the evidence-based FFT therapeutic approach: relational-based, strength-based, and respect-based. A key difference, however, is that the FF-CM service is focused on creating linkages to existing community resources to facilitate change.  To do so, interventionists first engage families into the change process and motivate them to connect to services.  The second part of the process involved Supporting and Monitoring families as they participate in services.  Finally, interventionists help the families to Generalize gains and new skills by locking in these changes and planning for the future.  The goal of the implementation of the FF-CM model is to increase the engagement of young adults into therapeutic services, namely Functional Family Therapy.

 

Rising Ground 

 

Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of evolving community needs. Driven by the belief that each of us can thrive when life has hope and opportunity, Rising Ground provides caring support and proven paths to positive change, helping children, adults, and families rise above adversity, and each year, Rising Ground is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 individuals. We do this through 50 programs in 70 locations throughout New York City and Westchester. Our strong belief and commitment to diversity shows not just through our work with supported persons but is integral to the building of a strong staff that reflects the communities we serve. Rising Ground is headquartered in downtown Brooklyn. 

 

Benefits

 

At Rising Ground, we encourage everyone to live a healthier life. When you enroll in health care benefits — medical, dental, and vision care, you and your family can take advantage of each plan’s preventive services, which will help everyone to stay well. Another way to remain healthy is to eat right and keep active. Ultimately, we all benefit when we make the right choices, whether through diet and exercise or health care services. You can also take advantage of other important benefits, including life and accident, disability benefits, the retirement savings plan, and the employee assistance program.

Responsibilities

  • Provide virtual/home-based* Functional Family Case Management to adults and their families, adhering to model fidelity requirements. (*as post-pandemic working conditions allow). Each Interventionist will carry a caseload of 10-15 individuals/families who reside in NYC and are referred to the Atlas Program.
  • Provide relationally-focused support to individuals and families in-home and/or in the community, wherever it is most convenient and appropriate for the client. Including resources and accesses to resources, and multiple opportunities for linking clients to family therapy services, particularly FFT.
  • Actively participate as part of the FFCM team, including attending weekly team consultation, group and individual supervision meetings.
  • Maintain timely documentation of case progress notes as required by FFT (within 48 hours).
  • Participate in all FFT training, supervision, and consultation activities.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least two years of experience in community work. Must have experience working with people experiencing juvenile or criminal justice involvement and have proficient knowledge of the New York City Department of Education system, the New York City criminal legal system, and community-based resources available to families in New York City.

 

Annual Salary $65,000.00

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