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Bilingual Crisis Intervention Case Manager

Company: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark is currently seeking Full Time (Spanish/English) Bilingual Case Manager for our Mobile Response and Stabilization Services Program located in Jersey City, NJ.REQUIREMENTSBachelor Degree in social work or a related fieldBilingual fluency in English and SpanishValid driver's licenseOne year of experience working with children and families, particularly in crisis assessment and intervention, is preferred but not required.DUTIES AND ABILITIESProvide in-home and community based crisis de-escalation/intervention and assessment, safety planning as well as stabilization and case management services to families and children according to the families' individualized service needs. Coordination of discharge/transition services to include referral and linkages to services and supports appropriate to the level of need of the child/family. Calls are received through a centralized screening entity that determines the need for MRSS services. Once calls are received and information documented, the MRSS worker must respond to the call within 1 hour, as per contract requirements. The program provides services 24/7/365 days a year, within 1 hour of the referrals received. PROGRAM DETAILSCharities' Mobile Response program, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, provides families with counseling, guidance, and referral services to address juvenile crises and to help in stabilizing and preserving the family unit. The program addresses juvenile behavioral problems, such as truancy, chronic runaways, family disputes, and curfew violations. Mobile Response services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, to help children and youth who are experiencing emotional or behavioral crises. The services are designed to defuse an immediate crisis, keep children and their families safe, and maintain the children in their own homes or current living situation (such as a foster home, treatment home or group home). Mobile response/crisis intervention workers respond to calls received by the program through a centralized screening entity that determines the need for services. Workers must respond to calls within one hour by traveling to wherever the crisis occurs, such as in the child's/family's home, in school, or other community locations. The Mobile Response program utilizes agency-owned cars that workers use to drive to the site of the crisis. HOW TO APPLYIf you are a qualified candidate, passionate about working with children and families, please submit a resume online with desired hourly rate. Recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. AGENCY MISSIONCatholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark, participates in the Church's social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people, especially the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable, and by responding to the corporeal and material needs of those it serves with sincere Christian compassion. The activities of Catholic Charities are inspired and governed by its faith in Jesus Christ, the examples of Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic social teaching. Through these activities, Catholic Charities strives to assist individuals in need, strengthen families, and to have those it serves experience the redemptive power of God's mercy.BENEFITSCCAN offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package for employees. CCAN is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin/ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, marital or family status, and military or veteran status.

Keywords: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Jersey City , Bilingual Crisis Intervention Case Manager, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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