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Residential Case Manager

Company: One Hope United
Location: Centralia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description The Case Manager provides direct casework management, counseling, or mental health services to children and families within the agencys policies and program context, utilizing human service principals in developing relationships, assessment, and development of service plans. Job Duties + Arranges for and provides transportation for youth, such as school appointments, medical appointments, court and ACRs + Refers and links youth to necessary resources to meet needs, including external therapy, medical and educational resources, and psychological and psychiatric specialists + Arranges visits with youth with families, including siblings and visiting resources + Assists with the completion of Mental Health Assessments, Individual Treatment Plans, Individual Treatment Plan Reviews, and Clinical Summaries; completes Discharge Summaries + Participates in individual treatment plan meetings, reviews, additional staffings, transition staffings, and child and family team meetings + Participates in court proceedings on behalf of the youth; this includes providing testimony at hearings, compiling court reports, and preparing case records + Completes and participates in Administrative Case Reviews + Assists youth in determining transition and discharge plans + Acts as a liaison with multiple public and private agencies to advocate and assist with service needs of the youth + Continually trains and maintains certification in the implementation of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) or other approved behavior modification program + Follows OHU Residential Program Plan, including daily schedule, administration of consequences, and mental health treatment of youth in residential care + Demonstrates the highest investment in and commitment to quality improvement practices in order to continuously improve the delivery of services to our residents + Participates in a weekly Clinical Team Meeting of assigned cottage; moderates staff team meeting of a residential home + Participates and contributes to a treatment team of a residential home, including attending weekly team meetings and staffings, as required + Attends training, seminars, and conferences as assigned by supervisory or administrative staff + Completes in a timely and accurate fashion all documentation required for the position + Treats with absolute confidence all information concerning agency residents and programs + Transports clients (youth) and their families to mandated court hearings, school appointments, doctor appointments or other case related appointments + Perform on call duties as assigned ONE HOPE UNITED VALUES Do the Right Thing | We serve the best interest of our clients and staff. We act mindfully and responsibly, honoring our commitments. Were willing to challenge the status quo. Fully Contribute | We bring our presence, passion, and ideas to every interaction, and we respect differing views and backgrounds so that others can do the same. Empower One Another | We collaborate with, care for, and encourage each other toward greater impact, treating everyone with dignity and respect Turn Hope into Action | We believe in the resiliency of the human spirit. We advocate for those in need and do what it takes to build a better future for all. Seek Impact Every Day | We make things happen, and make them count. We leverage all our resources and make data-informed decisions for maximum, sustainable results. Always Keep Improving | We pursue excellence in an atmosphere of innovation. We embrace change, take prudent risks, learn from failure, and recognize success.We Invest In You We Invest in You! + Competitive pay and benefits + Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year + Generous vacation and PTO plans + Health, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, agency paid life and LTD, supplemental life insurance + Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities + Leadership opportunities on site-based Center Management Teams Qualifications Education BA/BS degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or related field Experience 0-2 years related experience in child welfare agency Other + Minimum 21 years of age + Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record with OHU required levels of coverage for auto insurance + DCFS background check & approval to transport youth + Must be physically able to complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) restraint training A Different Kind Of Employer - One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us? + 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida + Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895 + Energetic leadership and a rich community of support One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.

Keywords: One Hope United, Decatur , Residential Case Manager, Other , Centralia, Illinois

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