Do you have a passion for working with children and their families? Are you looking for a career with a flexible schedule at one of the oldest and largest non-profit organizations in the state of Arizona? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a High Needs Case Manager in our Tucson office.
As a High Needs Case Manager with Arizona's Children Association you will have the opportunity to assess the needs and coordination of treatment services for high needs program participants, work with a small caseload ensuring family needs are being addressed, and provide oversight to high needs programs.
Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year.
Arizona's Children Association offers a flexible schedule with generous time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, a company provided computer and cell phone and more!
**This is an ongoing recruitment effort and will close August 26th**
Find your passion. Join our Team!
* Facilitates Child and Family team process and coordinates with all team members as well as assists team in securing needed services and referrals
* Facilitates the involvement and communication with other agencies such as Schools, DCS, DDD and other participating agencies as appropriate by phone, email or face to face interactions.
* Develops and monitors the implementation of treatment plans with clients and participating agencies as appropriate to contract.
* Originates CFT meetings, maintains contact with team members, monitors progress and, if necessary, adjusts service plan.
* Provides information about available services and identifies the most appropriate providers for services including the identification of specialty providers when needed.
* Provides effective crisis management, to include following the program triage protocol and treatment methods, responding in a timely manner, providing for follow-up care, assessing and providing appropriate responses, and handling the situation calmly.
* Provides and maintains complete and accurate client records including documentation of activities performs as part of the service delivery process (ongoing assessments, CFT meetings, progress notes, provision of services, coordination of care, discharge planning) in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
* Ensures the development and implementation of transition "transition onto adulthood", discharge and aftercare plans prior to discontinuation of behavioral health service or in anticipation of major life transitions.
* Assist in hospital discharge planning, out of home requests, and DCS removals as necessary.
* Completes assessment and annual updates with appropriate supervision.
* Master’s degree in a behavioral health field, or
* Bachelor’s degree and 1-year full time experience in behavioral health with children, or
* AA degree and 2- years full time experience in behavioral health with children, or
* Equivalent combination of education and experience to be able to perform the essential functions is required.
* Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
* Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
* Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
* Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
* Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
* An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Perform safely means to perform without causing a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodations, as defined by 42 U.S.C. #1211 (b) and the Commission’s regulations found at 29 C.F.R #1630.2 (r).
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