Monday, January 7, 2013

Prototypes Posting

Prototypes DV Programs
Job Description
Case Manager

General Responsibilities: As a member of the Prototypes Domestic Violence Programs, and under the supervision of the Program Director, Case Manager will provide direct services, education, information and referrals to survivors of domestic violence.

Specific Responsibilities:

·       Conduct initial client assessment and intake.
·       Monitor support services, information and referrals.
·       Recommend interventions and/ or referrals as appropriate, based on client needs.
·       Provide service assessments: prioritizing client needs.  Service Plan: develop goals and timeline to achieve goals with client (including employment/vocational assistance and referrals).  Client Advocacy: phone calls, coordination of services on behalf of the clients.  Reassess and revise service plan as needed; and follow-up with clients to assess for additional services (i.e. legal assistance).
·       Co-facilitate and/ or conduct open groups, structured closed groups and individual counseling to residents (DV group, Parenting Skills, Life Skills, Resume-writing, job search, etc., therapeutic groups, etc.)
·       Provide direct services and transportation based on client needs, including child care while adult clients access services at the site.
·       Provide domestic violence, substance abuse counseling, support services, information and referrals.
·       Maintain network of mental health, health, social service substance abuse and domestic violence referrals.
·       Document information on each client, maintain written records and reports.
·       Assist the program in developing and documenting culturally sensitive understanding of the target population.
·       Assist in training community network staff representatives.
·       Perform other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications: Bachelor degree from a four-year college or university and/or experience as a community worker.  Must have familiarity with the needs of the target population.   Good writing and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues.  Must also have a dependable automobile with valid driver’s license and current insurance. Bilingual/Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

Submit Resume and cover letter to: Lindsay Mickelson,