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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Albany, NY

Company
Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-0242
AJE Ref #
575937288
Location
Albany, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families*

Come join a team that impacts foster care families by offering a service environment of advocacy and love.

This position is responsible for working with foster and biological families in their home communities by offering comprehensive case management services. The goal of the position is to implement services for the long-term, leading to positive outcomes for the youth and families served.

Requirements:

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

* Minimum of a Bachelor s degree in social work or related field; Master s degree preferred

* Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with children and families

* Ability to deliver, evaluate, monitor and assess case management services including effective treatment and discharge outcomes

* Experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies

* Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families

* A clean, valid driver s license is required. Local and regional travel is required daily

* Ability to provide on-call coverage; flexible schedule with evenings required

* MS office Skills required