The Case Manager position will be responsible for providing direct support and assistance in case management to the residents participating in the teen parenting program and maintenance of residents daily records. The Case Manager will provide support to the Program Director. . This position will be responsible for performing all job duties and descriptions according to program policies and procedures.
Essential Job Functions
Coordinate (Campus) client acceptance: within 24 hours review referral packet and discuss with clinical team, set up interview and participate in interview with referral coordinator, discuss outcome with clinical team and communicate with collaterals regarding the acceptance of the client.
Coordinate (TLP) acceptance of client and transportation to the program.
Complete all intake paperwork within 8 hours of arriving (immediate needs assessment, have all releases signed, all med documentation in place, including MAR’s, orders, prescriptions, safety plan, signing placement agreement, mental health status form, review program policies and expectations and ensure collaterals have sent all of the clients documents.
Review safety plan and mental health status form with a clinician within 8 hours of intake.
Maintain all appropriate records according to Caring Together, EEC and Youth Services standards and guidelines.
Complete 72 hour treatment plan with an LPHA signature, ensure youth readiness assessment-YRAT is completed within 20 days of intake and singed by DCF & Client. Complete Bio-Phsyc Social within 30 days of intake-obtain LPHA signature, Complete initial 30 day treatment plan with LPHA signature (by 30 day)
Coordinate treatment team reviews, complete updates to treatment plan and obtain signatures. Required every 60 days ( 90-120 etc)
Complete CANS (child assessment needs and strengths) assessment within 30 days.
Update Safety Plans every 30 days or as needed. (use as documentation training with staff).
Update YRAT every 6 months.( utilize staff to support completion)
Complete Risk Assessment as needed.
Responsible for the client binder ensure case index and subsequent documents are signed and in order.
Participate in residents’ team meetings with collaterals
Participate in program support, including participating in meal preparation and ensuring cleanliness and sanitation of the program as needed.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree or actively working towards this requirement. Experience working within a residential program or young teen moms is preferred. Additional requirements include excellent communication, computer and organizational skills. A master’s degree or working towards a master’s degree is helpful. A valid driver’s license required.