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BILINGUAL CASE MANAGER /ENGLISH & SPANISH in South Mountain, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/26/2021

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Job Description

Facility: LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Compensation Base: $26/Hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Exciting New Program

Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. 



Summary

This position is responsible for a caseload of adjudicated delinquent clients, dependents, and their families who are chronic in delinquent behavioral problems by assisting them to transition out of the juvenile justice system.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a client caseload with appropriate service plans.
  • Enforces program expectations, rules, and behavioral standards.
  • Coordinates and develops appropriate service plans through the utilization of various identified resources to assist the client in making the transition from a residential placement or institution to the community in lieu of incarceration.
  • Assist clinician or clinical supervisor in developing service plans and aftercare plans which may include utilizing services such as Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD), legal, behavioral, medical, educational, vocational, family, and psychosocial for each client and update and monitor such plans in a timely manner.
  • Supervises client activities and prepares required reports of the behavior and progress of clients.
  • Supports clients, dependents, and their families in completing any court ordered conditions including restitution, community service, or specific counseling needs and assessment.
  • Coordinates efforts with the courts, probation department, schools, employers, job training, recovery programs, counseling, family, or other social service agencies and community programs to meet the clients’ individualized needs.
  • Assist clinician or clinical supervisor in maintaining regular contacts with referral agency staff assigned to each client in order to maintain communication and consistency with client and family treatment to meet contractual or licensing obligations and ensure regulatory compliance with outside referral agencies.
  • Develops and maintains resources for clients including a community based resource listing and curriculums. Facilitate groups daily for clients to include a regular schedule of client curriculums and informative materials.
  • Attends and acts as advocate or liaison to client court hearings, school meetings, and reviews.
  • Coordinates transportation for clients as needed for program/facility related meetings and activities as needed. 
  • Develops a weekly work schedule to best service each client. Coordinates with clinical staff regarding optimum client services. Arrange and conduct visits with the client and family at the facility, home, and community based locations before and after release.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information as it relates to client information.
  • Facilitates required weekly session to assigned clients on caseload.
  • Maintains bi-weekly contact with client’s guardian.
  • Facilitates a weekly phone call with each client on caseload.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • High school diploma and minimum of three years of related experience in the juvenile field; OR 
  • Associate’s degree in related field preferred and minimum of two years of related experience in the juvenile field
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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