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Homeward Bound/STRIVE for Independent Parenting Case Manager  


CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.


Homeward Bound and Strive for Independent Parenting case manager serving Bergen County and Essex County youth respectively.


* Responsible for planning and providing direct services to children, adolescents and their families evaluating and assessing   ongoing services related to clients goals and needs.

*Establishes trusting relationship with clients during all phases of the intervention.

* Provides supportive and clinical services to young adults while addressing basic housing needs and co-creates and implements    a  treatment plan addressing youth basic and clinical needs, goals, and progress-planned services.

* Develops and maintains professional relationships with collateral agencies

* Accepts individual differences and works with the culturally diverse populations present among the program’s target population.

* Completes comprehensive assessments/evaluation of client at intake/admission, during on-going treatment/services delivery,        and at discharge/transfer

* Formulates psychosocial treatment plans, with relevant goals, behaviorally-measurable objectives that serve as indexes for           evaluating treatment progress, and realistic time frames for achievement

* Meets with youth six days per week to ensure that concrete needs are met and to provide in-home services and supportive   interventions, including case management, linkage to community resources, provides inter-agency coordination of treatment and   responds to clients for crisis intervention. 

* Documents assessments, treatment plans, progress reports, and discharge summaries in the clinical record.

* Maintains accurate and timely records for each case including all related telephone contacts, meetings and face-to-face contacts   on and off site.

* Plans, communicates, and documents discharge/aftercare/transfer plans for clients completing treatment and/or accessing other   services in the continuum.

* Functions as a member within an interdisciplinary team in the assessment/evaluation of clients, and to articulate verbally and in   written documentation the integration of client history and assessment information.

* The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the   essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the   essential functions.

* The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

* Required to work week-ends and holidays as assigned: after hour (on call) coverage

* May be required to provide outreach services in sub-standard conditions (i.e. exposure to violence, AIDS, TB and Hepatitis).

Age Specific Competencies - For Child/Adolescent Population:

* Working knowledge of child/adolescent stages of growth and development.

* Ability to assess history, assessment, family information, in the context of adult development in formulating diagnoses and   individual family support plans (IFSP).

* Ability to engage family members in decision-making related to child/adolescent service planning and education and treatment   according to service plans.            

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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