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The Case Manager assists the participants in the development of individual case plans and provides guidance in youth’s decision-making process. Monitors the youth’ activities; evaluates their performance, provides corrective interventions when appropriate, and presents recommendations for promotion or discharge.
- Conducts initial assessments to identifies, prioritizes and puts services in place to address residents’ needs.
- Meets with youth to discuss needs and goals as well as to develop of a case plan.
- Conducts individual case management sessions to assist residents achieve the goals of the case plan.
- Conducts weekly visit to TLP scattered sites to meet with youth and TLP parents;
- Provides support to youth as well as to TLP parents when needed;
- Implements strategies on an ongoing basis to decrease the likelihood of placement disruption
- Assists youth in scheduling appointments with other social service providers and ensures that individual case goals are being met;
- Refers youth to appropriate educational programs, i.e. High School, ESL, and GED as well as employment options.
- Maintains contact with educational program administrators, teachers, and counselors to monitor school attendance, behavior and academic performance;
- Contacts employers to monitor residents’ job performance and advocates for youth when appropriate.
- Monitors the residents’ bank transactions;
- Holds interdisciplinary team meetings with LAYC staff and representatives from other agencies involved in the provision of services to youth.
- Organizes all necessary information and data to generate monthly progress reports and statistics;
- Enters data into RHYIMIS and the LAYC’s client data system ETO;
- Assist the Program Coordinator in the recruitment of applicants for the program.
- Meets the Program Coordinator for direct weekly supervision.
- Ensures that all documentation, including case files and client statistics are accurate and up to date.
- Accompanies residents on approved outings.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
- Adheres to all LAYC personnel policies.
- BA in Social Work or related field
- Minimum two-years of experience working with adolescents
- Bilingual: English-Spanish
- Knowledge of community and local resources
- Flexible schedule including: late night and weekends
- Complete FBI, local police, medical and CPS clearances
- Ability to deal with a multicultural diverse population
- Valid driver’s license
This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 10 lbs. May require the ability to travel locally and/or regionally. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Send cover letter and resume to Aldo Hurtado, Program Manager at