Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Company Description

CASES keeps people out of jail and prison by engaging them in effective services that help them achieve success in the community. We specialize in serving youth and young adults and people with behavioral health needs. CASES is a leading New York City provider of alternatives to incarceration, a key solution for a fairer criminal justice system. This is an important time at CASES. New York City is on track to create a smaller, safer, and fairer criminal justice system. Working at CASES is more than a job. It is an opportunity to promote justice for New Yorkers with access to high-quality and evidence-based court services.

Reports to: Team Leader

Locations: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx

Job Description

- Support the overall clinical and administrative operations of the community supervision, case management, peer support, health, and rehabilitation services
- Manage a specialized caseload of program participants who present with significant behavioral health needs, co-morbid conditions and/or complex presentations requiring collaboration with various partner providers
- Provide recovery-oriented, trauma-informed and gender-responsive services
- Assess participant’s; immediate needs, legal circumstances, substance use, mental health, trauma, psychosocial, vocational, educational, and housing needs to complete assessments and develop service plans
- Conduct outreach to families and significant others to gather collateral information for service planning
- Use evidence-based counseling approaches to develop a rapport with participants and develop insight into specified need areas
- Take leadership in management of high risk and complex care cases, including conducting direct work in the community and with other members of the team as needed to manage risk
- Complete assessments, progress notes and program data reporting as required by program funders
- Adhere to Supervised Release program protocols ensuring participants at higher risk for criminal recidivism and supervision failure receive intensive supervision
- Support internal program auditing activities of progress notes, service referrals, service plans, discharge summaries and court reports with additional reinforcement during supervision
- Complete electronic chart-keeping activities in accordance with confidentiality regulations and policies and procedures
- Provide culturally competent and anti-discriminatory services in accordance with CASES policies
- Supervise social work and peer intern students, where applicable


- Master’s Degree, Licensed (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC).
- At least two years of experience working in human services with individuals with serious mental illness and those with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
- Experience understanding family systems based on diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
- Experience understanding various evidence-based models and theories pertaining to psycho-education, motivational interviewing, serious mental illness and recovery
- Highly organized and self-motivated
- Fluency in Spanish preferred

Additional Information

The salary range for this position is competitive and commensurate with demonstrated experience and skills.CASES also offers an excellent benefits package.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system.Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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