Requisition Number: 11892
Job Title: CHILDREN'S CASE MANAGER
City: PENSACOLA
State: FL

CHILDREN'S CASE MANAGER

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Description/Job Summary

Lakeview Center is best known for its caring, compassionate treatment for people with mental health issues, drug and alcohol dependencies, or intellectual disabilities. The breadth and depth of these services are the most comprehensive in the region. They range from inpatient and residential treatment to a gamut of outpatient programs including trauma services, psychiatry, counseling, day treatment, and intensive, round-the-clock outpatient services to help people with severe mental illnesses safely remain in the community. We reach people of all ages from babies and children to adolescents and adults. In all, we offer more than 60 programs and services for the people of Northwest Florida.

Overview

The Children's Case Manager will provide effective case management services to assigned clients. Interview, gather ands interpret data with respect to assigned clients; complete an assessment using information from the client; the client’s family and significant others; as well as collateral resources to include but not limited to current and past treatment records. Assess and address clients for the need for co-occurring services. Assess the holistic view of the client’s emotional, social, behavioral, and developmental functioning within the home, school, work, and community. Use assessment information to develop an individualized service plan. Develop service plans that utilize strengths and address needs identified through case monitoring and assessments. Develop an individualized service plan in collaboration with the client, family, service providers and/or others significant to the implementation of the plan. Assess and accurately document client progress and, in consultation with the client and significant others, make appropriate changes to the service plan to ensure ongoing progress toward goals. Provide individualized case management services based on the service plan, to include continual assessment, service planning, service provision, monitoring, linking, brokerage and referral, case coordination and follow-up, and advocacy, Ensure implementation of the service plan through a variety of linkage and referral activities designed to procure specified services, treatment and resources for the client.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in counseling, social work, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation, special education, health education, or a related human services field (a related human services field is one in which major course work includes the study of human behavior and development). 

• Must have a minimum of one (1) year of full time or equivalent experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances. 

• OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college and three (3) years full time or equivalent experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances. 

• Must have knowledge of available resources in the service area for children with serious emotional disturbances. 

• Must have knowledge of and comply with state and federal statutes, rules and policies that effect the target population. 

• Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families. 

• Must be able to travel locally to client’s homes, training locations and other locations as necessary. 

• Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate. 

• Must possess a valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside, a good driving record and be insurable under the corporate policy. 

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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