• Community Based Support Specialist

    SPIN

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill two (2) Community Based Support Specialist positions, in our SPIN Program.

    The Community Based Support Specialist works as part of a multidisciplinary team and provides direct services to children and families engaged by ICAN. The wraparound service provider makes service decisions in a variety of settings including biological, pre-adoptive, and/or foster homes, schools, and communities to meet the needs and preferences of the children and families. They are expected to promote the philosophy and mission of the agency through the following (but not limited to) roles:


    ● Family Skills Training
    ● Curfew Checks
    ● Rise and Shine Services
    ● Crisis Avoidance
    ● Psychosocial Rehabilitation
    ● Rehabilitative Psychoeducation
    ● Strength Based Service Planning
    ● Daily Living Skills/Community Integration Treatment.

     

     *Application Deadline: Friday, October 22, 2021*

    • Demonstrate skills that promote a safe physical and emotional environment for the participant within the context of their living environment and community.
    • Successfully complete any/all required trainings (general orientation and service specific) within established timeframes.
    • Adhere to all agency policies including confidentiality, attendance, and cultural sensitivity.
    • Provide any/all services assigned in the active service plan. Including completion of annual and ongoing functional assessments.
    • Attend any/all scheduled team meetings with the Participant and providers and/or with any other individuals involved in the planning and care.
    • Remain in contact with participant, natural support and service coordinator and other providers to ensure continuity of care.
    • Act as a liaison between client and family, agency personnel and other service providers as necessary and appropriate.
    • Participate in the agency’s utilization review, incident reporting and quality improvement program as deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
    • Work directly with participants to provide assistance with learning skills such as budgeting, grocery shopping, home maintenance, pre-vocational training, cognitive remediation, problem solving, and development of functional compensation strategies, medic
    • Work flexible hours as dictated by service need including working weekends, evenings, and split shifts as required.
    • Travel is required in order to provide services in multiple settings including, but not limited to family homes, local schools, community programs, and places of employment.
    • Education and experience will establish which services are able to be provided.
    • Preferred: Associate’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and four years relevant experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services or related field required.
    • Additional professional development in specialty areas helpful. Ability to adjust to children, staff, and program needs.
    • Experience working with children with severe emotional and behavioral problems required.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Clinical Care Coordinator

    School Based Services

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a school based Clinical Care Coordinator position.

    The Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of quality psycho-social care to students served in a school setting. This position works with ICAN and BOCES staff to ensure that overall needs of the student client are met. Complete comprehensive assessments and implement treatment plan to address the social, emotional and educational needs of students in pursuit of academic success. Promotes the philosophy and mission of the agency by performing the following duties:

     

    *Application Deadline: Friday, October 29, 2021*

     

    • Coordinate with school personnel and mental health professionals to assure that the youth’s mental health needs are considered in academic planning.
    • Provide supportive consultation services to school personnel as needed, including, classroom observation, peer mediation, school wide events, etc.
    • Conducts outreach to engage students and assist families with an understanding of program philosophy and policies.
    • Links clients and their families to appropriate resources and services in a timely and coordinated manner.
    • Assists the client and family with the development, implementation and monitoring of their individualized plan of care and schedules routine meetings to review, revise and discuss such plans.
    • Provide short term counseling to youth and families.
    • Complete a psychosocial assessment of identified student and family to include treatment recommendations and service identification.
    • Completes all required documentation in a comprehensive and timely manner as required by ICAN and BOCES.
    • Provide trainings to school personnel, parents, and community members on children’s mental health to raise awareness about intervention and treatment.
    • Collaborate with existing educational personnel in student’s home district (i.e. prevention workers, social workers, guidance counselors) to plan for timely return to district.
    • Maintain statistics for analysis and reporting purposes.
    • Master's degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field required. NYS Professional License in area of study preferred or must be license eligible upon hire. 1-3 years of experience as a Clinician preferred.
    • Candidates must have thorough knowledge of services provided, well developed advocacy skills, and a knowledge and understanding of educational supports.
    • Experience working with students with severe emotional and behavioral problems required.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Peer Support Specialist

    Peer Support

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of social and mental health services with an emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a full time Peer Support Specialist position.

    The Peer Support Specialist works as part of the multidisciplinary team and provides peer-to-peer support and interventions to foster parent/caregiver engagement and empowerment within a variety of service delivery systems. Brings life experiences and skills to the position to enhance the team effort to deliver assistance to the family as they explore the goals they would like to achieve, by performing the following duties.

     

    *Application Deadline: Friday, October 29, 2021*

    • Draws on his/her own experience of raising a child with emotional or behavioral issues as they work with the parents/caregivers and the team to discover the family’s values and priorities.
    • Deliver interventions and activities that meet needs, build on strengths, and achieve outcomes.
    • Responsible for assisting parents/caregivers with engaging in the enrollment process by utilizing knowledge and experiences encountering various service systems (i.e. school, mental health, juvenile justice, etc.). Help parents/caregivers assess their available resources and service needs.
    • Coach parents/caregivers on self-advocacy skills (i.e. delivering messages clearly and with the desired impact, self-expression, active participation in service plan development, etc.).
    • Works with families on discovering their strengths and to self-identify goals they would like to work on.
    • Utilizes the Wraparound process to encourage family and team participation in appropriate services, models effective parenting skills and provides outreach to ensure that families served will not escalate to high-risk cases.
    • Attends family team meetings as well as community meetings for support.
    • Attend overnight conferences/trainings when necessary.
    • The applicant must: demonstrate ‘lived experience’ as the parent or primary caregiver who has navigated multiple child serving systems on behalf of their child(ren) with social, emotional, developmental, health, behavioral, and/or addiction needs. The candidate must be willing to disclose their lived experience.
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Credentialed Family Peer Advocate, preferred. Required to complete the Family Peer Advocate credentialing process within 12 months of hire.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • TORCH Facilitator (Teen Outreach for Regional Community Health)

    The TORCH Facilitator is responsible for implementing weekly TOP sessions, coordinating community service learning opportunities, and providing overall support for teens enrolled in the program. S/he will facilitate the program according to the evidence-based “Wyman’s Teen Outreach Programapproach and support the evaluation and continual quality improvement of the program. The Facilitator will promote the philosophy and mission of the agency by performing the following duties:

     

    • Facilitate the TORCH Program to fidelity in accordance with the Wyman TOP Training of Facilitators training.
    • Plan and facilitate lessons from the TOP (Teen Outreach Program) Curriculum for weekly TOP meetings, at various community and school-based sites.
    • Facilitate planning and implementation of community service learning activities with TOP teens, ensuring teens have the opportunity for a minimum of 20 hours of service within the 9-month program.
    • Provide “continuing contact” support to designated TOP teens (maintaining their school and community service information, keeping them connected to the program, serving as a liaison with their parent/guardian) through email, phone calls, and personal interaction.
    • Participation in team meetings.
    • Maintain healthy and appropriate relationships with TOP teens, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement.
    • Ensure accurate and timely implementation of TOP program evaluation and continual quality improvement activities. This includes completion of facilitator surveys on Wyman Connect and ensuring teens complete pre- and post-program surveys.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date enrollment forms, attendance records, and service records on all youth.
    • Other duties may be assigned by TORCH Program Manager to ensure successful operation of TORCH Program.
    • Bachelor’s degree in youth development, social work, psychology, education, or related field preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered.
    • A minimum of 1-year experience in a teen program delivery.
    • Successful co-facilitation experience preferred. Program implementation experience with teens.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
    Apply Now
  • Youth Care Coordinator

    Children’s Care Management

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with an emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Youth Care Coordinator position.

    The Youth Care Coordinator conducts and schedules assessments, referrals, advocacy and supports, counseling, education of patients and enrollees and care team members assuring the patient receives quality services to maintain optimum healthcare needs without barriers.

     

     

    • Responsible for outreach and engagement to formally enroll referred children into the care management program.
    • Conducts assessments, evaluates needs, establishes and maintains care plan and maintains referrals for enrollees. Ensures supports are in place inclusive of peer and family contacts.
    • Develops Interim Plan of Care based on preliminary clinical information and assigned level that will identify linkages and services immediately required, based on information received from referral sources if applicable.
    • Ensures all initial linkages are established and maintained.
    • Collaborates with all services providers and establishes team communication plan.
    • Monitors goals on a continuing basis and that team is communicating.
    • Monitors and ensures that care plan is relevant to health home policies and procedures.
    • Consults with family members and social supports to maintain support consistency.
    • Advocates for additional services and linkages as appropriate.
    • Maintains current care management documentation and information regarding care management activities within the required health IT system.
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in human services or mental health field from a four-year college or university.
    • At least two years experience in Human Services, primarily Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
    Apply Now
  • Kids Otsego Service Coordinator

    Kids Otsego

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with an emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill multiple Service Coordinator positions in the Kids Otsego program.  

    The Kids Otsego Service Coordinator oversees all activities related to the development and implementation of individualized service plans in a preventive context and promotes the philosophy and mission of the company by performing the following duties.

     

    • Conducts outreach to engage clients and assist families with an understanding of agency philosophy and policies.
    • Responsible to travel within the county and meet with clients within homes and schools.
    • Links clients and their families to appropriate resources and services in a timely and coordinated manner.
    • Assists the client and family with the development, implementation and monitoring of their individualized service plan of scheduled meetings to review, revise and discuss such plans as required.
    • Schedules monthly team meetings with the family, service providers and any other individuals identified as a team member.
    • Acts as a liaison between client and family, agency personnel, DSS staff and other service providers as necessary and appropriate.
    • Provides advocacy for the development of services and resources that do not currently exist within the community but are deemed necessary.
    • Identifies and utilizes both formal and informal community supports and networks.
    • Completes all required documentation in a comprehensive and timely manner as required by DSS and KO regulations including mandatory face to face contacts.
    • Attends agency in-services, workshops and seminars as required.
    • Attends family court as necessary.
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in human services or mental health field from four-year college or university.
    • At least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • Paid Birthday Leave
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
    Apply Now
  • Residence Counselor (Part-Time)

    Evelyn's House

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Part Time Residence Counselor position at Evelyn’s House.

    The Part Time Residence Counselor works a variable part-time schedule, to be paid per hour, providing direct services for residents of Evelyn’s House by performing the following duties and responsibilities.

     

     

     

    • Monitor the residents’ activity to make sure that mothers and children are safe in the home.
    • Provide the mothers with guidance related to household chores and caring for their children.
    • Answer telephones and open the outside doors for residents returning home.
    • Document specific observations of residents: leaving and returning to the house, including compliance with curfews, completion of household chores, properly caring for their children, administering prescribed medication for themselves or their children, and complying with all house rules described in “Residents Policies and Procedures.”
    • Attend agency trainings, meetings and activities as directed.
    • Communicate regularly with the Program Manager and the Service Coordinator for supervision.
    • Experience working with young mothers and young children.
    • Valid Driver’s License required for position.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Birthday Leave
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
    Apply Now