Oversight to Clinical Utilization for children in OOH, mental health referrals, higher level of care (PRTF/Acute).
Provides leadership and supervision to the Clinical Utilization Team
Authorizes all admissions and out of home placements based on established clinical care criteria.
Oversees the Utilization Review process for children in residential care with appropriate facility staff to determine progress toward discharge.
Liaisons between Community Mental Health Centers, CDDO’s and Independent Service Providers and SFCS staff.
Supervises Mental Health referrals from Case Managers.
Monitors CDDO (Community Developmental Disability Organization) services.
Ensures quality services are in place for children and families.
Researches and explores trauma issues.
Monitors and consults on recidivists cases.
Provides consultation and trainings as needed..
Ensures clients’ rights are protected.
Ensures continuity of care of services provided and a seamless delivery of these services.
Authorizes all adjunctive services such as evaluations, individual, group or family therapy to help prepare children and their families for permanency.
Prepares evaluations of employees under direct supervision.
Consults with area offices regarding permanency goals and care for the clients utilizing a trauma informed lens.
On-call mental health to regions
Saint Francis Community Services - 21 months ago