Provide individual case management services to youth and families in the pre-disposition and /or post dispositional court process of Milwaukee County Children’s Court Center and Delinquency Court service programming.
Adheres to St. Charles Youth & Family Services Policies and Procedures.
Flexible non-routine tracks to ensure youth’s full compliance with the court’s orders and curfews.
Commitment to work with any youth and family that is referred for the duration of their involvement in the program; acknowledge and emphasize the youth and family’s strengths, culture, and community.
Support the family decision-making process to empower the youth and the family to avoid further law violations or continued involvement in the Juvenile Justice System.
Prepare all documentation according to the program’s designated time frames.
Presentation of reports to contracting entities including court officials.
Professional interactions with school staff to monitor daily school attendance, address school behavior and the performance of each youth to improve the youth’s functioning and behavior.
Coordinate and complete assigned tracking/coverage per program expectations and requirements as well as ensuring mandatory counseling hours and recreation are provided to each youth on caseload.
Ability to facilitate, counsel and supervise youth and family group sessions.
Provide Global Positioning services (GPS) monitoring of youth according to program expectations.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field.
Two years’ experience with programs that serve a delinquent or at risk youth population.
Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and liability insurance.
Ability to use vehicles for work related duties according to the agency’s insurance liability standards.
Ability to display cultural competence by responding respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, languages, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, religions and other diversity factors in a manner that recognizes, affirms and values the worth of individuals, families and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each.
Knowledge base of adolescent and family issues and dynamics.
Appreciation for cultural and socioeconomic dynamics.
Knowledge of human growth and development theories.
Ability to accurately perform record keeping and documentation entries.
Ability to perform computer tasks using MS Windows applications, agency data base systems, etc.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities