Case Manager (MH Counselor II) CHAT Bilingual PART TIME

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
The Mental Health Counselor/QA Coordinator will provide direct services to families including case management, collateral, and linkage services to connect families to other needed resources in the community, as well as develop and maintain a resource library. The Mental Health Counselor/QA Coordinator will complete program reports and assist in the maintenance of organization within the office.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Provide direct services to families in the Caring for Kids Program. Assist families by linking them to appropriate services within their community, including mental health services, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence services, health, transportation, housing, recreation, and other needs.
 
Assist families in obtaining appropriate activities to strengthen family relations, including linkage to parenting skills classes.
 
Work in conjunction with the Caring for Kids Clinicians to coordinate and integrate services for families as needed.
 
Link Caring for Kids families to the Victim Witness Assistance Center for crime victim compensation services and for services to provide understanding and participation in the criminal justice system.
 
Become familiar with, and establish relationships with other community based service providers and gain knowledge about the services provided by these agencies, in order to coordinate services and to become aware of other possible resources available to families.
 
Monitor the organization and flow of all client records, including setting up charts, and client orientation packets and verifying client services on the Units of Service Logs against client chart records.
 
Prepare and complete outcomes reports for the Program Manager to include data from Parent Satisfaction Questionnaires Outcome Measures, and track numbers toward meeting the 4 Caring for Kids CHAT Program Objectives.
 
Participates in weekly staff meetings, treatment team meetings, and individual & group supervision sessions.
 
Is available to families during working hours. Assists with crisis intervention, support, and stabilization as needed.
 
Is respectful of and sensitive to each family’s cultural and individual needs and customs as appropriate
Qualifications: 
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
 
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
 
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
 
Arriving at work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
 
Computer skills and knowledge of community resources is an important function of the job.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
 
At least (2) years’ experience either employed, or working as a volunteer, with children, adolescents, and families in a mental health or related setting with a strengths-based, family-centered approach.
 
Strong documentation, communication, and organizational skills.
 
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance and pre-employment physical.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
 
Bilingual Spanish-speaking is required.  REQ. NEW  Apply Here
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