Case Associate
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

The Bronx, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to 3 weeks' vacation at start
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Unlimited opportunities for employee referral bonuses


The Jewish Board's Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. The program provides a supervised, trauma informed therapeutic environment.

The Bruner House provides Teen Services to boys and girls, ages of 13-15 years old who are struggling with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, emotional crises, mental health, and behavioral issues. Under their individualized service plans, youth receive comprehensive clinical treatment and education, and are able to develop independent living skills and adaptive coping strategies for managing of their emotional and behavioral issues in order transition back into their home communities.

The Case Associate works with children and adolescents in the community residence and is responsible for skill building related to the youth's individual service and treatment plans, and serving as a positive role model while providing therapeutic support to both the youth and the family, trauma informed care and life skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and enhancing the youth's skills around their personal hygiene, social guidance, use of leisure time, food planning and preparation
  • Develop, supervise and implement therapeutic recreational program; Accompany and supervise youth on recreational activities while promoting socialization and skill building
  • Partner with Case Manager, Clinician, and Team Leader around creating and implementing youth safety plans and ICMPs
  • May be called upon to work one-on-one with youth displaying significant stress, or assist with crisis management related to the safety and care of the clients, including managing environmental issues
  • Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary therapeutic team by implementing culturally affirming and trauma informed interventions and skill building as outlined in treatment and service planning; Partner with case manager and other program staff to support families, schools, healthcare providers, outpatient mental health providers, criminal justice, and other community agencies in order to provide appropriate care and supervision of youth; Perform these services in the community residence, family/resource's home, community and via telehealth (when applicable)
  • Assist in orienting families/resources of the youth to the services provided by and in collaboration with the program
  • Additional duties as assigned


The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications

  • A High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • A valid, clean Driver's License is required for this role
  • Availability to work evenings and weekend shifts as part of the enhanced model to provide additional support and supervision during peak hours; The ability to travel and navigate the community in order to provide services where the youth and family will benefit most from the services delivered

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function : Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type : Hourly
  • Employment Indicator : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Travel Required : Yes
  • Required Education : High School


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