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Gandara Center Case Manager-Intensive Foster Care in Agawam, Massachusetts

Case Manager We're looking for a Case Manager to join our Intensive Foster Care program to be responsible for providing extensive case management and coordination for each client and family. The Case Manager must interface with outside providers and collaterals as well as work with families to provide on-going child-specific skills training and problem solving within the home and help the foster parents to create a trauma-informed environment for the youth. Duties Carry a caseload of 8 clients Meet with client and family on a weekly basis in the foster home Create individualized treatment plans and monitor progress towards goals Attend and/or facilitate meetings involving the client Complete accurate documentation in a timely fashion To be responsible for rotating after-hours on-call coverage. Required Skills Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor?s Degree required. M.S.W., M.A., or M.S., desired Minimum of two (2) years? experience in Human Services working with troubled adolescents and their families Must obtain License in Social Work with in the first 6 months of employment Ability to work with a team as well as independently Demonstrated ability to be innovative, creative, analytical and decisive in problem solving Demonstrated ability to work with other community agencies (i.e. School Dept., DCF, Juvenile Court, etc.) Exceptional demonstrated writing and organizational skills Exceptional demonstrated interpersonal skills Must have a valid driver?s license and a vehicle available for day to day use on the job Must meet Agency requirements for driving history records Bilingual English/Spanish speaking encouraged to apply. Benefits Retirement Plan 403(b) Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Paid vacations 11 paid holidays 8 discretionary days a year Discounts offered to your Verizon and/or Sprint plans

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