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Truancy Case Managers, Philadelphia 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description

Truancy Case Managers needed for full-time, temp to perm position in Philadelphia.

The Truancy Intervention & Prevention team provides case management services to students with excessive absences from school, addressing the underlying issues behind truancy and helping youth to thrive. As a Case Manager, you will identify barriers to attendance, advocate for youth in court, and connect students and families with valuable resources.

  • Complete an assessment for each youth and family referred to the program, identifying strengths and needs.
  • Participate in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of plans to increase school attendance and developmental assets.
  • Meet with each youth and family monthly to assess progress, provide referrals, and offer supportive counseling.
  • Conduct regular phone calls with assigned families
  • Maintain consistent contact with school personnel and participate in school meetings.
  • Complete and submit court reports in advance of scheduled hearing dates.
  • Attend hearings and testify in Regional Court and/or Family Court.
  • Maintain proper documentation for all cases.
 
Position Requirements

BSW or MSW and experience working directly with youth and families. Valid driver's license, daily access to a vehicle, and car insurance (required). Flexible 40-hour week. Must be able to meet with youth and families in the early evening hours regularly and participate in occasional weekend activities. Primarily working in the community at schools, courthouses, family homes, etc. Some office work at the Logan/Olney location.

 

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