LEAD CASE MANAGER

Urban Strategies

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
BILINGUAL REQUIREMENTS
The Refugio Unaccompanied Children Shelter and Foster Care Program is a 24-hour program that serves young persons in immigration custody who are awaiting release to their sponsors.
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Lead Case Manager is responsible for coordinating case management and family reunification services, training new caseworkers, and supervising the work of other caseworkers. The Lead Case Manager also serves as a caseworker, who is responsible for assessing the needs of each unaccompanied child (UC).
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilize trauma theory and brief therapeutic techniques to work with unaccompanied children entering the United States during a typical stay of 30 days or more.
Plan service, and screening for Human trafficking concerns.
Facilitate the timely release or discharge of the UC and documenting the provision of services in each UCs case file.
Complete an intake interview upon admission and promptly identify needed services.
Assess family, education, history of trauma, personal goals, and potential experience with human exploitation/trafficking.
Develop interventions and an individual service plan consistent with each child's psycho-social needs.
Maintain appropriate documentation according to program regulations.
Carry up to five cases as a caseworker.
Ensure all services provided to each child are properly documented in each case file.
Coordinate and oversight of each UC's assessment, individual service plan, family reunification, and discharge.
Supervise, train, and coordinate case management staff.
Upon request, this role may be required to travel with UC, 14 and under, to locations in the United States.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree
How To Apply

Robert Love
Urban Strategies
Waco
Waco, TX 76705
rlove@urbanstrategies.us

George W. Truett Theological Seminary