CHILDREN'S CASE MANAGER

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Responsibilities/Duties

Overview

The Children’s Case Manager is responsible for providing high quality client care, displaying good skills in assessment, planning, linking, advocating, and discharge planning.  The Children’s Case Manager is expected to function both independently and as a member of the multidisciplinary team. The Children’s Case manager serves as a primary liaison for local and state agencies involved in the Child Welfare system. Participates in discharge planning and monthly reviews for all children in residential mental health treatment. Works in close conjunction with client, nursing staff, hospital staff, therapists, emergency services and psychiatrists.  Shows good knowledge of referral/placement process, available resources and systems of care in the community.  Acts as a Single Point of Access (SPOA) for children’s’ mental health in the local area; Receives and submits information to the District SPOA, summarizes and presents CBHA recommendations to DCF/FFN, initiates any referrals recommending children’s mental health services as a result of  consultation with DCF/FFN.  

Qualifications

  • 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 andthree (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 use a computer.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be insurable under LCI’s automobile plan.
  • Must be able to travel locally to client’s homes, training locations and other locations as necessary.

These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience.

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete our on-line applications.

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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