ALL ABOUT OUR COMPANY

All About Kids was founded by Cathy Grossfeld in 1988, later joined by her husband Michael who are both New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologists and have over 60 years of combined experience in providing and administering services for children with developmental delays.

For over 30 years, All About Kids has provided evaluations, individual and group therapy services, consultations, and service coordination for children. All About Kids' comprehensive offering of services and programs addresses all facets of a child's development and allows for better team coordinated and individualized treatment. We provide early intervention, preschool, school age, and autism services privately as well as through the New York State public funded EI, CPSE, and District CSE programs including the NYCDOE. We are proud of our history of 30 years of outstanding program and fiscal audit reviews.

ALL ABOUT OUR MISSION

All About Kids is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and families who need our help by supporting early identification of a child's developmental needs and their access to quality services. Through intervention we facilitate individual growth and independence in the most natural and least restrictive environment.

ALL ABOUT OUR VISION

All About Kids sees a world where all children have access to intervention allowing them to live a full and rich life without restriction, where parents have access to the information and training they need to support their child's therapy and special education needs, and where disabilities, therapy, and special education can be openly discussed without stigma.

ALL ABOUT THE JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Arts with two years of relevant experience (psyschology, social work, etc.) OR
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with two years of relevant experience OR
  • A Master's Degree in related field (License preferred)
  • Early Intervention experience a plus
  • Bilingual Spanish is a must
  • Must be flexible with travel between Suffolk, Nassau, and Queens

In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following Competencies:

  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • A passion for serving children and families with special needs
  • Ability to travel to community-based agency offices, participant's communities, and homes with assigned catchment area
  • Ability tor receive feedback to professionally grow and/or improve
  • Proven self-management abilities, including meeting deadlines, ensuring compliance with agency policy and procedures, and overseeing complete and timely maintenance of agency records, in accordance with contractual requirements.

ALL ABOUT THE JOB

Care Managers provide outreach and enrollment services to children presumed to meet eligibility requirements of New York State's Children's Health Home program. They administer assessments and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies areas requiring supportive services. They work closely with children, families and service providers to create a comprehensive Plan of Care, identify additional service providers in the execution of the plan. Care Managers document progress and arrange for eventual transition between health homes as necessary, or from health homes to other levels of service following changes in eligibility.

Care Managers / Service Coordinators responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Conduct field, phone and mail outreach to potential care management clients and/or legal guardian
  • Conduct outreach and provide clients and internal / external providers with an overview of the Care Management service model.
  • Document all case activity, including outreach, consent development and assessment, plan development, client progress and transition arrangements
  • Become certified (annually) and administer CANS-NY, updating periodically
  • Develop a comprehensive family-driven, youth-guided Plan of Care
  • Inventory and coordinate existing services relevant to the Plan of Care, identifying and securing additional services as appropriate
  • Convene and conduct meetings to review progress, update POCs, and confirm continuing client eligibility
  • Provide education to family and child concerning the nature and desired effect of services, along with information concerning conditions being treated
  • Assist families and children in the acquisition and maintenance of public benefits e.g., financial, educational, social, and community services
  • Provide Health Home services for children at medium or high acuity, including at least two services per month, with at least one of those conducted face to face
  • Assure responsible transition of client service into and out of Health Home care, between child and adult health homes, and between inpatient and community care as appropriate.
  • Participate in mandatory and optional training, including but not confined to: CANS-NY administration, person-centered planning, trauma-informed care, meeting facilitation, safety in the community, engagement/outreach, LGBTQ and cultural competency
  • Additionally, candidates will demonstrate knowledge and understanding in EI eligibility, state and Federal EI regulations, principles of family-centered service, and the scope of service available under the EI program
  • Participate in regular supervision

ALL ABOUT EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

All About Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment in decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO