The Salvation Army

FFT CW Case Planner, II

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Job ID
Social Services
Please Note: compensation exceeds the posted hourly rate of pay.
Compensation Max
USD $28.00/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


FFT CW Case Planner II

Full-time, $28.00/hour with Benefits

The Salvation Army

Syracuse Area Services

Position Overview:

The FFT Program is expanding.  Level II Case Planner available for a career minded individual who is looking for a Full-time position with outstanding Benefits.

Participate in training for and provide specialized therapy using the family systems based FFT-CW model for 10-12 families as assigned to reduce risk while increasing protective factors for the families in order to prevent the out of home placement of children.


  • Provide comprehensive intake and assessments of assigned clients.
  • Engaging and maintaining regular contact with assigned clients, meeting regulatory requirements by conducting meetings of significant duration weekly (minimum one contact per month with children present), conducting therapy sessions of significant duration/frequency in accordance with the FFT-CW model.
  • Assist family members in devising and implementing FFT-CW service plans and strategies of intervention for the family considering all aspects of the family’s life and targeting behavioral change for youth via FFT-CW methodology.
  • Participate in FFT-CW training, FFT-CW consultation/case conferences, and consult with FFT-CW Supervisor in providing services based on FFT-CW principles (e.g. engage and motivate families for changing family dynamics, maintaining sustainable change). Maintain FFT-CW narratives, statistical information, outcome monitoring and providing ongoing clinical assessments and case recommendations utilizing FFT-CW formats.
  • Maintain comprehensive assessments of families, devising and implementing individualized service plans in collaboration with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and all family service providers, utilizing strategies of intervention with consideration to family strengths and all aspects of the family’s life and cultural background.
  • Providing casework/counseling, crisis intervention, brokerage and networking advocacy, coordinating services with other service providers, agencies and programs and making referrals for auxiliary services as needed under direction of their supervisor and the DSS Case Manager.
  • Timely completion of required documentation, assessments, case narratives, case plans and statistical information, reports and outcome data.
  • Maintain liaison activities with collaborative partners.
  • Provide case recommendations to the Onondaga County Department of Child and Family Services regarding family engagement, clinical needs or other developmental needs for the youth in the family; and to other service providers regarding client utilization of and need for services, mental health/substance abuse issues, youth, family or community safety, and/or issues pertinent to after care planning.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan.



  • Master’s Degree or working towards a Master's Degree is preferred.
  • NYS Driver License and access to private transportation

Equal Opportunity Employer:  The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age,

race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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