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Using a strengths-based and youth centered approach to provide prevention/intervention services for at-risk youth. The youth could be at-risk for disengagement from school and/or behavioral issues at school, home or community. Services offered to the youth include mentoring, behavior management, pro-social skill building, mediation, conflict resolution, anger reduction, and development of a plan of care.
- Work with school districts, the county and other community-based agencies
- Create a plan of action to support the youth to build on their strengths and mitigate risky behavior.
- Provide an assortment of prevention and intervention services to youth and families to include but not limited to: truancy and incorrigibility diversion, school discipline interventions, case management, mentoring, drug and alcohol prevention services, conflict resolution and an assortment of other programs.
- Provide home visits as needed.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with partnering community-based agencies, government entities such as law enforcement, courts, and county departments as well as local schools.
- Assist all partner organizations such as schools, county departments and local agencies to identify appropriate services and referrals for students and families.
- Ensure agency programs are provided with fidelity to the prescribed evidence-based model programs used or model developed by the agency.
- Collect data accurately and as needed to meet the objectives and goals of the service and agency using agency databases.
- Complete reports, notes and case management accurately and correctly as required.
- Create and maintain a knowledge of community-based services for children and families.
- Create, develop, and implement assessment/service plans with youth and families as needed, and work with community partners to support the child/family's success in the established plans.
- Attend all community based and school-based meetings required.
- Use the principals of wrap-around, strengths-based approaches, trauma informed care, and restorative justice with all services provided to students and families.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Three to five years' experience in health, education, substance abuse, juvenile justice, or other related children and family services.
- Experience working with youth and ability to engage youth in services.
- Must be able to work independently and be flexible.
- Must have ability to travel to appointments, schools and meetings as needed.
- Ability to work an occasional night or weekend as needed.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
- Ability to write case notes accurately and track data through agency data tracking programs.
- Experience with excel, word, and other software programs.
- Knowledge of community-based agencies that service children and families.
- Competitive Salary based on experience.
- Excellent benefit package
- 12-month position and 30 hour work week.
- 14 Paid Holidays Off and Considerable Vacation Time
Safe Schools Mohawk Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer