Case Manager for Residential Program
To begin as soon as possible
The Case Manager is responsible for the overall case management of the youth placed at Arrowhead including discharge transition planning and monitoring of aftercare services. Case Manager will provide formal Medicaid Community Mental Health services to qualified clients in accordance with Rule 132, section 132.150 and in accordance with the Individual Treatment.
Must possess a working knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Functional Family Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Anger Management counseling, problem solving techniques, strength based intervention techniques and the group process. Will prepares and coordinate initial, monthly, quarterly, discharge and family team meeting staffings. Case manager will complete all Medicaid paperwork on a daily basis and daily log. Case Manager will provide leadership to Child Care II and Child Care I Workers and for administration in the day to day operations, as well as several other duties not listed.
Case Manager’s work week will primarily be a 40 hour week. Case Manager will be available for emergency calls and providing emergency coverage when needed.
Qualifications/Essential Job Functions:
1. Must posses a Bachelor’s Degree in human services (preferably counseling, social work or psychology) from an accredited school and two years full time supervised experience in a social work setting.
2. Will value diversity and incorporate cultural differences into treatment planning and implementation in order to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Will pay careful attention to group dynamics and cultural differences and assessment as to what adaptations and changes need to be made and who should assume responsibility for these changes.
3. Must have a valid driver’s license and approval from the state of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to transport children. Must qualify to become insured by Arrowhead’s insurance carrier.
4. Must be physically capable of participating in the restraint of adolescents that are endangering the safety of self, others, or the destruction of property. In addition, must be physically capable of
successful completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training and be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.