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Child & Adolescent Case Manager/Community Support Individual

Company: DeKalb Community Service
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.
The Child & Adolescent Case Manager/Community Support Individual (CSI) is an integral part of the Child & Adolescent Program, which provides recovery-focused, child & family-driven, strength-based, solution-focused services to children and adolescents in their communities. Under general supervision, CSIs provide interventions specifically related to treatment goals outlined on the Individual Recovery Plan (IRP), assist with coordination of care, attend agency and intra-agency meetings in the community, participate in systems evaluations to promote family navigation and enhance supports in services, and provide family education and utilization of natural supports in the community.
The Community Support Individual:
--- Completes community needs assessment for all individuals assigned to caseload;
--- Is a member of and participates in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings to provide input for client treatment needs based on observation/interactions with individual/family/other providers;
--- Provides on-going support and case management functions in accordance with the strengths, needs, and preferences identified within the treatment plan in order to help the individual achieve stated goals and objectives;
--- Provides timely, high-quality documentation for all service contacts including face-to-face and collateral meetings and outreach attempts in accordance with agency/regulatory standards requirements;
--- Meets regularly with program manager as a means of enhancing professional growth, reviewing and evaluating the provision of case management services, and attend to required administrative issues;
--- Is responsible for making outreach to all clients assigned to caseload a minimum of twice monthly;
--- Facilitates communication between various community providers on behalf of client;
--- Communicates effectively with clinicians/agency staff about challenges/concerns with clients;
--- Maintains ethical standards and immediately communicates issues of safety and/or client health changes to program manager;
--- Is responsible for transporting, via agency vehicle, program participants on community integration outings;
--- Additional duties as assigned by the Program Manager and/or Director.
Working Conditions:
--- Community setting Monday-Friday (three days per week 8:15am-5:00pm; two days per week 10:15am-7:00pm).

  • May require weekend or adjusted hours due to program and community events;
  • Ability to use a computer, telephone, fax, copy and scanning machine.;
  • Completes/passes agency-sponsored defensive driving course, as well as all other agency-required trainings. Minimum Qualifications:
    --- Bachelor degree in related field (such as counseling, criminal justice, or social work);
    • At least two years' experience in a behavioral health setting providing case management/community support services;
    • Proficient technology skills to be able to use electronic medical record, computer, telehealth system, and cell phone;
    • Care coordination skills to assist individuals with accessing/linking to additional resources and/or services within the agency and/or community;
    • Must have transportation to and from work, strong interpersonal skills & be a positive team player. Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant will be subject of an FBI Criminal History Record Check, and the applicant has the right to challenge the contents of their Criminal History Record Information, should they choose to do so. This employer participates in E-Verify.
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      DeKalb CSB is an equal opportunity employer regarding disability under VEVRRA and ADA
      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
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      • Pay Type Hourly
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Keywords: DeKalb Community Service, Decatur , Child & Adolescent Case Manager/Community Support Individual, Executive , Decatur, Alabama

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