under the general direction of the Case Manager Supervisor. Responsible for working with the treatment team to ensure the provision
of case management services for severely disturbed children and adolescents in
the residential treatment program at Five Acres in accordance with policies and
the clients' treatment plans. Position in our Residential Program.
responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Attends weekly cottage meetings and regularly
meets with the social workers to determine the treatment and needs of each
child for case management services; coordinates case management services to
ensure the needed services are provided.
- Schedules all Treatment Planning Review Meetings;
ensures that all adjunctive program reports are received by the treatment plan
review date in order to ensure that communication regarding the child/families
treatment is being represented at that meeting, and that necessary
documentation is completed; inputs assigned reports into the client record.
- Ensures that client visitation schedules are
prepared on a weekly basis and routed to the appropriate treatment team
- Makes necessary contacts with treatment team
members (e.g., attorneys, CSW, family members, agency volunteers, CASA Workers,
auxiliary treatment programs, school personnel, etc.) as assigned by the
Residential Unit Clinician; documents all contacts in the child's Case Activity
- Makes regular and timely phone contact to treatment
team members regarding the notification of Significant Incident Reports.
- Provides court ordered monitoring of visits
between the children and family member(s); transports children to other sites
in order to facilitate family visits; provides feedback regarding the
visitation to the unit clinician; completes all necessary documentation of the
visit in the Case Activity Note.
- Completes all Needs and Services Plans
accurately and in compliance with DCFS timelines, ensuring that all
contributing departments complete their assigned sections of the NSP by the
- Assists in the regular scheduling of psychiatric
consultation appointments for each child; initiates and tracks to completion
the necessary documents to obtain Psychotropic Medication Authorization.
include, but are not limited to:
- Bachelor's degree in social services, psychology
or related mental health field and four years' experience working in a mental
health setting; or AA degree with six years' experience working in a mental
- Previous work experience working with severely
emotionally disturbed children and their families.
oral/written communication skills.
- Ability to be flexible and work in a changing
to pass and utilize the Pro Act physical restraint system
- Computer skills sufficient to meet production
demands of the job including Microsoft Office and TIER/WELLIGENT software, and
skill in maintaining detailed, accurate and
California driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency's
Location: Altadena, CA