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Youth Prevention Case Manager

Call To Freedom

Sioux Falls, SD

Posted/Updated: 11 days ago

Job Description

The Youth Prevention Case manager purpose is to support the efforts of Call to Freedom coordinating education and prevention services for human trafficking youth victim throughout the Sioux Falls Youth Programs and metro counties. The Youth Prevention Case Manager facilitates partnership with the Sioux Falls Youth Programs and metro counties, education and community outreach, training/prevention, case management and technical assistance to existing community response teams, and develop multi-disciplinary teams as needed.

Supervised by: Youth Program Manager

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance to youth program service members, and other education members, as requested.
  • Provide case-specific assistance with youth screening, referral, intervention strategies, best practices, etc.
  • Work with Youth Program Manager and appropriate staff to develop youth trafficking prevention programs with collaboration with Sioux Falls youth programs and metro areas.
  • Provide Not a Number and Set Me Free prevention and education presentations and materials to youth, and others likely to identify or serve victims or individuals at high risk for, or susceptible to human trafficking.
  • Assist Youth Navigator in developing and/or assisting existing multi-disciplinary teams. Facilitate development of youth protocols that involve each agency participating in response teams. Assist youth MDT in delivering a coordinated response between agencies when responding to youth human trafficking cases.
  • Be informed of child protection reporting and response protocols within South Dakota.
  • Collaborate with existing youth and education services partners and potential new partners to keep collaborations and referrals active and productive.
  • Provide culturally relevant case management services to all youth survivors and their families, including women, men, children, LGBT+, and survivors of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds.
  • Be a primary point of contact for assigned clients. Provide responsive and timely service to individuals.
  • Conduct initial screenings and assessments and work with individuals, recognizing needs for safety, autonomy, and confidentiality.
  • Maintain documentation and records as appropriate.
  • Work with team and clients to manage tasks for Outreach Program.
  • Work with community partners to build referral sources and collaborations.
  • Responsible for daily entry of client data on database system.
  • Responsible for transportation of clients using personal or company vehicle when appropriate.
  • Maintains documentation and records as appropriate, track data as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field in Human Services. Experience with victims of violence, trafficking, trauma, and/or substance abuse helpful.
  • Training in trauma-informed care is beneficial.
  • Be well versed in South Dakota child welfare process and surrounding states.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Flexible, self-directed, and responsive.
  • This is a FTE position, 40 hours/week salary.  Must be able to adapt to a flexible schedule, including an evening a week and a few weekend hours per month as needed.