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Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Job Description:

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES STAFF - PARAPROFESSIONAL - CASE MANAGER Friday, March 3, 2023 DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) is an innovative, community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities services organization located in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, offering a full range of mental health services, developmental disabilities programs and substance abuse treatment to more than 11,000 citizens annually who are uninsured and underinsured.

As a public, not-for-profit organization, the DeKalb CSB operates more than 20 locations in DeKalb County with a diverse workforce of more than 500 direct-care and support staff. Our staff of physicians, nurses, clinicians and support personnel is dedicated to helping our clients and their families recover from these debilitating disabilities and resume productive lives. We strive to provide the highest quality, evidence-based services in the least restrictive settings, and we envision a community in which disabilities no longer limit potential. DeKalb CSB is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Read more on our recent CARF accreditation here. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as the case manager for individuals formerly living in homelessness or requiring supports to maintain housing with low-income with mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Provide independent residential services to a caseload of no more than 30 individuals and/or families. ASSESSMENTS:

  • Day to day and weekly assessments of clients in a residential treatment program
  • Meet minimum direct service time of 75 billable hours a month
  • Ongoing assessments of the treatment environment to maintain a safe and effective milieu
  • Incorporate information from ECR to ensure effective implementation of treatment plans.
  • Attend clinical team meetings and provide feedback on caseload. COMMUNICATION:

    1. Acts as a role model to demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
    2. Provides mediation for clients in conflict situations and seeks professional assistance from supervisor when needed.
    3. Immediately communicates issues of safety and/or client health changes to supervisor.

    • Participates as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team to provide input for client treatment needs based on observation of the client.
      b.) Obtain information from consumer families, reports, chart, and other staff to work with treatment plan implementation ORGANIZATIONAL CONTRIBUTION
      • Promotes collaborative internal and external relationships.
      • Actively support agency goals and values. WORKING CONDITIONS
        • The employee may be required to operate an agency vehicle for the transportation of clients. Office locations will be at either a DCSB service center or at a location adjacent to or housed within an apartment complex. Office setting Monday -Friday 8:15 am to 5:00pm, and after hours on call support (as needed). SKILL, COMPENTENCY AND EDUCATION AND/OR LICENSURE REQUIREMNTS
          Graduate of an accredited bachelor's degree program in human services (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, etc.). Prefer two years' experience in residential services.

          INTERPERSONAL- RELATIONSHIPS Able to interface in a professional and therapeutic manner with consumers and their families. Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, internal and external customers and the public. NEEDED ATTRIBUTES The employee needs to:
          • Communicate effectively with clients and other professionals.
          • Have sufficient skills in spoken and written English to understand program content.
          • Possess a commitment to the values and ethical standards inherent in human and behavioral services.
          • Know how their values, attitudes, beliefs, emotions, and past experiences affect their thinking, behavior, and relationships.
          • Examine and change their behavior when it interferes with working with clients and other collaborative professional relationships.
          • Comprehend another individual's way of life and values and communicate this empathy and support to the client as a basis for a productive professional relationship.
          • Be objective in systematically evaluating clients and their situations.
          • Appreciate and value human diversity.
          • Serve in an appropriate manner all persons in need of assistance, regardless of the person's age, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender and its expression, ability, sexual orientation, and value system.
          • Ability to work from a trauma informed, recovery focused and client centered framework. As a part of the pre-employment process, the selected applicant will undergo an FBI Criminal History Records check, Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) check and drug screening. Direct Care positions may require Tuberculosis (TB) testing.

            DeKalb Community Service Board participates in E-Verify (Company ID: 226305).
            Our Mission: DeKalb Community Service Board strives to provide the right service, for the right person, at the right time.

            Our Vision: The DeKalb Community Service Board envisions a community in which disabilities no longer limit potential.

            Our Values:
            ---Providing inspirational leadership in marshaling resources to achieve our vision
            ---Being an industry leader in public sector service delivery
            ---Having talented and well trained staff that is client and mission focused
            ---Offering a full service continuum with a collaborative spirit
            ---Being the provider of choice, the employer of choice and the board of choice

Keywords: Columbia Association, Inc., Decatur , RESIDENTIAL SERVICES STAFF - PARAPROFESSIONAL - CASE MANAGER, Executive , Decatur, Illinois

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