SUMMARY: This position is responsible for all functions of case management including advocacy, coordination assessment, linking, and monitoring of services for an assigned caseload of individuals with a primary diagnosis of developmental disability or mental illness. Settings include the CMH office, home, and/or the community. This position will perform the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Gathers and Reviews information such as medical, psychological, and social history contributing to the individual’s situation. Evaluates this information to determine the individual’s needs and capabilities towards the least restrictive environment and/or services.
Initiates and coordinates professional assessments according to the presenting problem and relevant standards, and is responsible for sharing and presenting assessment/treatment data as authorized and required for implementation and coordination with other agencies, courts and caretaker.
Completes the person-centered plan of service and periodic review of progress and assuring that the preferences of the individual served are reflected in the individual plan of treatment. Makes direct/indirect contacts in accordance to the person-centered plan with the assigned individuals, develop short and long term goals related to the needs presented and is responsible for assuring the implementation, coordination, and monitoring of the person-centered plan of service in residential, employment, school, and other settings.
Serves as the primary advocate for assigned individuals, and as the primary liaison with their families, guardians, caretaker and/or their agencies involved in their service network.
Provides consultation, referral and in-services to staff, caretaker, families and other agencies as needed to meet the specialized needs of individuals served.
Participates in and assists with placement planning and completes necessary forms and paperwork for placement. For individuals requiring specialized, contracted, and other placement services, the CSM completes and coordinates a residential treatment plan and visits the home as required to monitor progress in the placement setting.
Provide community outreach to individuals who have a history of hospital recidivism in order to be proactive in preventing crisis situations
The clinician participates in crisis intervention during the workday.
Participates in evidence based practices as assigned (DBT/IDDT/FPE/IPS etc.).
Staff will complete appropriate OBRA Assessments and/or provide OBRA coordination as directed by supervisor.
Provide assistance with carrying out Grant requirements as needed.
Provide linking and coordinating to ensure Integrated Health Care needs of individuals are addressed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Candidates/Employees are required to have at least a Bachelors Degree in Human Services Field from an accredited school with licensure as a RN, LLBSW, LBSW, LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LLPC, or LPC. SST licensure for staff that meet the Medicaid requirements.
Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QIDP or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.
For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children’s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of three year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.
Additional Salary Information: •Candidates/Employees are required to have at least a Bachelors Degree in Human Services Field from an accredited school with licensure as a RN, LLBSW, LBSW, LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LLPC, or LPC. SST licensure for staff that meet the Medicaid requirements.
•Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QIDP or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.
•For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children’s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of three year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.
About Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority
Sanilac Mental Health aspires to be a respected leader among behavioral health organizations recognized for:
Caring, personalized treatment and services in every interaction with consumers and community
Innovative and cost-effective solutions that exceed customer expectations
Recipient rights, advocacy and implementation of mental health treatment that recognizes human dignity and pote...ntial
Services that promote healthy families and individuals
Establishing an array of services that give people increased choices