ICL

Case Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Position Number
07532508
Department
Livonia Residence
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary
USD $36,137.50/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $36,137.50/Yr.

Overview

Under the general supervision of the Program Director or Designee, functions as part of a team providing client-centered, strength-based, trauma-informed rehabilitation and recovery services to consumers that relate to the care, nurturing, treatment, education, socialization, habilitation, recovery/healing and support of adults and transition age youth diagnosed with a mental illness and in some instances, co-occurring substance abuse disorder.  These tasks focus on supporting, instructing and assisting recipients of mental health services to develop the skills needed to attain personal goals, live, be educated, work, and socialize successfully in the community environments of their choice.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL TASKS:

  • Secures information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to the individual's situation, and evaluates these and the individual's capabilities.  Based on this information, completes and maintains consumer treatment plans to include quarterly service-plan reviews, assessments, medical records, and changes in treatment and/or medications either manually or electronically as instructed.
  • Provides supportive counseling in 1:1 or group formats that assist the consumer to modify attitudes and behaviors as needed.
  • Maintains up-to-date, accurate individual case records on each consumer and develops measurable and objective service plans that maximize consumer rehabilitative abilities in accordance with regulatory guidelines.  Continually documents consumer treatment progress.  Reviews service plans and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of services provided.  Ensures that plans include consideration of the consumer’s cultural and ethnic background, customs, needs, beliefs, and primary language.
  • Facilitates individualized services to the consumer that meet the diverse needs of the consumer and focus on the discharge-planning goal.  Document case notes regarding significant and untoward events and contacts with mental health providers, including ICM’s and AOT’s.
  •  Models appropriate behavior and provides rehabilitation and recovery services to consumers that incorporates skills training in all areas of psychiatric rehabilitation, including the 11 restorative services. Uses cognitive-behavioral techniques (e.g. role-plays, skills training, plans of action) that assist the consumer in meeting service plan goals Examples of skills training include self-advocacy training, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) skill building, medication management training, socialization skill enhancement, and conflict resolution training.  Uses cognitive-behavioral techniques (e.g. role-plays, skills training, plans of action) to assist the consumer in meeting service plan goals.Ensures consumers’ compliance with medication, program, and medical appointments, including morning or evening routines, to help consumers meet treatment goals and maintain appointments.
  • Monitors individuals' self-administration of medication; counts appropriate doses of medication and maintains medication records in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs crisis assessment and nonverbal and verbal crisis intervention using appropriate and approved techniques.
  • Participates in fire drills, performs headcounts, fire-watch and heat safety activities with other team members.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 High School diploma or GED plus two years full time experience providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities

Or

 Associates degree (or currently matriculated in a 4 year degree program and completion of half the course requirements) plus 2 years full time experience providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities

Or

Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year experience providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities.  Minimum experience requirements are waived for candidates with a bachelor’s degree that required a one-year practicum working directly with individuals with mental disabilities (e.g., BSW). 

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