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School Based Case Manager
Summary
Title:School Based Case Manager
ID:4469
Department:School-Based Services
Salary Range:N/A
Employment Status:Full-time
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 

In cooperation with the assigned school district, provides case management services to students and their families within the assigned school district. The position serves as an active team member of a School Based Trauma Informed Care Team to address student and family needs and functioning within the academic environment and community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Provides school and community based services to assigned caseload, utilizing independent judgment and decision-making regarding appropriate treatment needed.
  • Provides Crisis intervention to students and families behavioral health or environmental crisis and utilize clinical judgment in recommending appropriate treatment recommendations.
  • Maintains ongoing contact with students and families when receiving outpatient or inpatient behavioral health treatment including participation in staffing and discharge planning so that consumers can successfully reintegrate into their educational and living environment.
  • Problem solves issues related to housing and housing crisis, accessing community resources to assist with basic needs as well as emergency situations, advocate for students and families in regards to receiving proper health care, and assist in resolving matters of significance.
  • Make referrals as needed to treatment, community agencies and other needed resources.
  • Works in collaboration with School Based Trauma Informed Care Team to ensure quality, comprehensive care.
  • Provides active outreach to students and families who may be reluctant to engage and begin to develop a working alliance towards understanding their individual concerns and needs.
  • Completes documentation all other required paperwork in accordance with agency policy and guidelines.
  • Maintains knowledge of agency technology programs and/or systems needed to do the job and uses them effectively.
  • Maintains required training and certifications.
  • Maintains required agency productivity standards.
  • Attends and actively participate in staff meetings and help infuse Trauma Informed Care into the school and community.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Other duties and/or responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

Education/Certifications:

Associates Degree or Bachelor’s degree in the Social Services field or 4 years prior related work- experience required.

Active driver’s license and minimum state-required auto-insurance.

CPR/First Aid Certification required

Annual TB testing required
 

Experience Required:

4 years minimum work-related experience required if no degree.

If degreed, 1 to 3 years prior work-related experience preferred.

 

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of behavioral health diagnosis and symptoms.
  • General knowledge of community resources and/or the willingness to research as needed

Skills/Abilities:

Strong crisis management skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

The ability to use and troubleshoot basic business equipment.

The ability to interact with a wide range of individuals.

Strong ability to multi-task with a high level of accuracy and timeliness in project output.

The ability to maintain a high level of client confidentiality.

Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize tasks for optimum efficiency

 

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