Uses independent judgment and discretion to provide direct services including: case planning, advocacy, outreach, and home visitation activities for children and families in collaboration with a team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must spend over 50% of their time on these duties.
1. Uses independent judgment and discretion to conduct regular home visits to determine client needs and provides training, guidance, and support to families. Participates in and remains available to assist in crisis intervention and to provide support and assistance to staff in resolving problems.
2. Participates in and remains available to assist in crisis intervention and to provide support and assistance to staff in resolving problems and is on-call 24/7 for crisis intervention.
3. Uses independent judgment and discretion to provide casework and support services to the families and children, including referral for individual and/or family therapy; arranges contacts, visits and referrals and coordinates with community services, pediatric and dental care, and other services as needed.
4. Works collaboratively with clients, families, team members and outside agencies to ensure appropriate linkages and are made and maintained. Helps to identify informal supports to assist clients and families.
5. Ensures all client files are accurately and completely maintained.
6. Represents CII at DCFS, DMH, and community meetings; promotes CII’s goals and philosophies; participates in community committees and networks; and actively collaborates with others.
7. Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with children and families and works effectively within CII and social work community at large.
8. Uses independent judgment and discretion to identify client’s needs and provide community referrals to client and others.
9. Advocates on behalf of the client with other agencies, government programs and similar to help them receive needed services.
10. Ensures accurate and timely completion of outcome and evaluation testing and reports required by the program.
11. Travels extensively within LA County and on occasion, beyond LA County.
1. Conducts intake interviews to gather information and completes required paperwork.
2. Attends educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the art practices; participating in in-service programs.
3. Develops and maintains knowledge of service standards and policies as stipulated by contract, licensing, and/or other governing bodies.
4. Provides transportation to clients based on needs to various appointments.
5. Other duties and special projects as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES · This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
· 2+ years experience providing case management in an intensive level program.
· Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS
· Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
· Must have intermediate knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.
· New Hire Orientation
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