Social worker

at Brooklyn Community Services

Job Detail




2-3 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time


2697 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA


10/24/2019, 18:34


 Provide in-home/ community-based supportive services to a caseload of 8 families, at least
weekly -dependent on the phase of treatment. Services include family therapy, client advocacy,
parent coaching, service coordination, and case management
 Make safety and risk assessments regarding children’s health, safety, and/or well-being and
develops safety and intervention plans accordingly
 Participate in all family court hearings and family team conferences
 Provide written court reports and collaborate with Family Service Unit (FSU) and Family Court
Legal Services (FCLS) to prepare for all family court hearings
 Collaborate with ACS (and other referral sources) to successfully engage families and transition
them into specialized services, as needed
 Make at least monthly home visits to assess the safety of the home environment
 Provide advocacy and coaching to clients (off-site) to address any barriers to accessing any
services needed by family members
 Document all casework activity into city and state reporting systems (i.e. PROMIS,
CONNECTIONS), maintaining compliance with all mandates set by the child welfare system, as
well as program protocols and procedures
 Actively participates in individual and group supervision, staff trainings, and unit meetings. This
includes participating in consultations (of live or taped sessions) and receiving and giving direct
feedback from/to peers and supervisory staff on a regular basis
 Engage in all activities required by the program’s SFT model development process and delivers
services as described by the current version of the model
 Collaborate with ACS and other service providers (as needed) to address barriers or challenges
related to assessment, service coordination or planning, and/or crisis intervention  Attend ACS conferences; intervenes and offers advocacy to families, as needed
 Other tasks as may be required