The Case Manager is responsible for the orientation and intake, assessment and discharge process with a youth and family. They complete the C-PACT, facilitate the completion of the YES plans with the families and the full wraparound case management process. The Case Manager is responsible for collection and review of all assessment documents to be shared with team during case staffings. The Case Manager maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work more than a normal work day and be on-call to facilitate program services.
Review all available assessments and reports provided by DJJ
Conduct initial intake, comprehensive assessment, C-PACT as required and facilitate the development of the YES plan with the youth and family and juvenile probation partners.
Participate in weekly staffing
Ensure the timely completion of all Intake paperwork, Assessments and Individual YES Service Plans in accordance with DJJ requirements
Ensure all daily documentation is completed and documented in selected database/s in a timely manner.
Facilitate and/or co-facilitate group counseling and recreation sessions.
Provide wraparound based case management services to youth and family
Ensure that the YES plan is being followed and is reviewed every 30 days
Provide crisis stabilization for clients and their families.
Provide home visits with clients and families as required by program model
Provide transportation to and from required appointments as needed
Work with the Clinical Director to schedule recreational and community service activities in the community
Ensure that youth and family are linked to needed services and natural supports
Assist youth in meeting probation requirements
Provide advocacy support services as needed.
Attend and participate in all required professional SWK and DJJ required trainings
Maintain open and consistent communication with youth and families, JJCIS SWK team, DJJ staff and community stakeholders.
Transport clients to program activities, court appointments, school hearings or other treatment meetings as needed.
Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
All other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Requirements:
Case Managers shall possess a Bachelor's degree, or an Associate's degree with two years of experience working with youth or four years of experience working with youth. A combination of education and appropriate experience shall meet this qualification. Degrees must be conferred from an accredited college or university.
Works well independently
Must be 21years of age
Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Word, Excel), variety of online database systems.
Possess excellent verbal and writing skills.
Clear background check from appropriate entity
Must possess a valid state driver's license, registration and maintain state mandated car insurance.
Must be able to drive personal vehicle for work and transport clients
Must be able to obtain First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to become certified in selected physical restraint techniques. Must be able to drive in various weather conditions. Daily use of various office equipment. Bending, stooping, climbing up stairs and lifting up to 30 lbs. required to complete daily tasks.
General office environment. Frequent driving and visiting in various communities in the county. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business casual apparel. Home based work in youth's neighborhoods during evening hours.
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