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Mental Health Case Manager
Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00

TITLE:       CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGER

REPORTS TO:      CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

JOB SUMMARY:

This position provides intensive case management services to children (up to 21) who are severely emotionally disturbed.

 

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide appropriate referral services based on diagnosis and treatment needs for clients and families
  • Review diagnostic assessments of children with severe emotional disturbance being served by the mental health department
  • Complete Functional Assessments
  • Develop Individual Family Community Support Plans with child, family, professionals, and community based on Diagnostic Assessment and Functional Assessment
  • Develop Crisis Plan
  • Assist the child and child’s family in obtaining needed services by coordination with other agencies
  • Assure continuity of care and reassess the effectiveness of services over time
  • Work closely with child’s school to develop education plan and placement and share clinical expertise
  • Provide placements, recommendations and referrals regarding goal setting for assigned clients
  • Arrange and facilitate team meetings and communication including parents and all other service providers involved with child and family using wraparound method
  • Plan for child’s discharge from residential treatment, foster care and other services
  • Prepare reports and make recommendations to court as requested
  • Maintain case record and reports
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested
  • Collaborate with other staff and maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and contacts
  • Comply with the agency’s written employment policies
  • Model behavior consistent with, and supportive of, healthy adolescent development

    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to perform the duties outlined on this job description
  • Able to travel in all weather conditions in MN
    Appropriate accommodations will be made for disabled individuals.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience required
  • Experience with severely emotionally disturbed children and their parents
  • Experience working with adolescent populations of diverse backgrounds
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance required
  • Must be able to work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situation

Hours and Benefits:
This is a full-time position.  Benefits include generous PTO, holiday pay, health and
dental insurance, short and long term disability, and employer paid life insurance.      

If interested, please e-mail cover letter and resume to Megan Holm, Mental Health Program Manager at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer



 

 
Mental health Practitioner
Friday, 03 June 2016 00:00

JOB POSTING

TITLE:                 Mental Health Practitioner
REPORTS TO:      Clinical Supervisor                       

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor and the IST team Coordinator, the In-home Practitioner is responsible for providing direct clinical mental health services to individual clients and their family in the client’s home and community environment.

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide individual and family therapy and/or skills to client families in-home and/or on location meeting with families on weekdays and evenings as needed
  • Complete a Diagnostic Assessment, develop a treatment plan, complete all required charting and insurance documentation in a timely manner
  • Keep up to date with current changes in the field through the use of supervision, appropriate conferences, in-services and reading
  • Manage and demonstrate the skills to respond to crisis situations by following protocols outlined in training
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested
  • Participate in weekly group consultation, staff meeting, and monthly individual supervision
  • Collaborate with other staff, maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and collateral contacts
  • Facilitate meeting with other involved professionals such as case managers, child protection, school staff, probation, and others who we have releases to speak with.
  • Comply with the agency’s written employment policies
  • Maintain professional licensure, if applicable
  • Practice and uphold the ethical guidelines of your licensing board.
  • Provide prompt and timely responses to clients and notify supervisor if there are issues that need to be resolved with more intervention
  • Uphold agency written policies concerning employment, client confidentiality, minor consent law, drug-free work place, ethical standards and other standards of the agency.
  • Model behavior consistent with and supportive of healthy adolescent development

    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities as outlined on the job description
  • Must be able to travel in MN weather conditions to see clients in home settings
  • May need to transport clients at times
    Appropriate accommodations to these physical demands will be made for disabled individuals

    Job Qualifications:
  • MSW or MA in a counseling discipline required; licensed or license eligible
  • Minimum of one year experience in counseling adolescent populations of diverse backgrounds and clinical issues
  • Ability to work independently, use time effectively, work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situations
  • Ability to work respectfully in diverse home settings
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and current automobile insurance required
  • Candidates from diverse and underserved populations encouraged to apply
  • Bilingual speakers of Hmong/English or Spanish/English encouraged to apply


Hours and Benefits:
This is a full-time position.  Benefits include generous PTO, holiday pay, health and
dental insurance, short and long term disability, and employer paid life insurance.      

To Apply:
please e-mail cover letter and resume to Mental Health Program Manager, Megan Holm, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunity Employer



 

 


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