This position provides direct services to an assigned caseload of program youth and families. The Care Manager assists families in accessing needed supports and resources in the community, facilitates ongoing communication and advocacy between the family, school, probation and any other involved service providers, and facilitates or co-facilitates intervention groups adhering to manualized group intervention practice standards..
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS in a related field is required. Previous experience working with adolescents and with group facilitation is preferred. Basic computer skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing is required.
Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides coordination for referrals as well as establishes and maintains referral agreements and linkages with community referral sources or ancillary service provider.
Provides group and/or individual counseling to clients with appropriate supervision and coordinates treatment phases both internally and with contracted or external service providers.
Adheres to practice standards/protocols of manualized interventions/group curricula.
Provides direct case management services and develops case management plans specific to each assigned client and family, including interventions necessary to increase the probability of treatment completion, and to improve life functioning.
Maintains records of case management activities for reporting and tracking purposes and complete all documentation for client medical record in accordance with documentation timelines and in compliance with Medicaid, licensing and other.
Attends team meetings, staff meetings or rounds to assist in coordinating case management and review of treatment plans.
Supports daily program specific operational functions as required. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.
Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.
Administers standardized screening tools and collects data as defined by program.
Provides/supports safety planning and crisis intervention with appropriate supervision and as defined by program. This may include after hours on-call responsibilities.
Wheeler Clinic - 2 years ago