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Home Based Case Manager in Warsaw, IN at Lifeline Youth & Family Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

General Statement of Responsibility:

Assess clients assigned for services to determine appropriate treatment plan; teach and assist client in applying effective life skills; document all contacts with clients and produce all required reports in a timely fashion; participate in organizational in-service training, meetings, and other required gatherings.

Responsibilities:

• Meet with clients on a regular, consistent basis, not less than one time monthly. The frequency of visits is determined by level of care needed on a case by case basis and/or by the referral source.
• Engage and assist the client's participation in the treatment planning process.
• Coordinate and case manage appropriate educational, vocational, recreational, and other services, as needed.
• Provide ongoing support for clients, including emergency and crisis consultation on a 24-hour basis.
• Completion of clear, accurate documentation of 1) all contacts with clients, 2) monthly reports, 3) court reports, and 4) treatment plans.
• Demonstrate respect and cultural sensitivity to all clients and to all referral sources.
• Maintain strict confidentiality at all times to protect clients' privacy.
• Comply with required in-service / continuing education hours as outlined in policy manual.
• Attain / maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
• Sevices will be provided Effectively, Efficiently, and with Evidence provided for each case. (See “Performance Benchmarks” attached).

Examples of Tasks:

• Assist clients in finding and maintaining employment, if needed.
• Accompany and support clients for court appearances.
• Provide transportation for clients, as needed or necessary to meet treatment goals.
• Report to referral source / supervisor significant information regarding any unusual incidents occuring within area of responsibility.
• Attend all mandatory in-services / meetings and two additional approved in-services each year.
• Coordinate services for clients and link them to appropriate community resources.
• Assist clients in building skills such as parenting techniques, appropriate discipline, communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution, self-sufficiency, personal responsiblility,and responsible thinking.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or similar field