ICL

Case Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Position Number
29532502
Department
Linden House CR
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary
USD $33,700.78/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $33,700.78/Yr.

Overview

These positions exist in community residences or programs that operate similar to a community residence.  Incumbents of this position are assigned a caseload of recipients requiring assistance of social service agencies.  They counsel and aid the recipients within a community residence.  Majority of duties are often performed in the community residence under supervision of a program supervisor.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL TASKS:

  • Provides individualized care and supervision of each resident. Provides supportive counseling and services.  Helps the client to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self and others.  Counsels consumers individually or in small groups regarding plans for meeting service needs, and aids clients to mobilize inner capabilities and environmental resources to attain goals.
  • Models positive behaviors and implements the core values.
  • Uses strength-based intervention, communication, and practices to build assets/resiliency.
  • Assesses, instructs, and measures daily and independent living skills.
  • Provides a therapeutic milieu and promotes appropriate socialization.
  • Creates a warm, caring, home-like environment by modeling responsibility and pride in performing household duties.
  • Participates in the service planning and review process.  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, assists in the completion and maintenance of client treatment plans to include quarterly service plan reviews, assessments, and medical records either manually or using a computer.  Maintains a case record for each resident/client and completes required forms.  Continually documents client treatment progress.  Reviews service plans and performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality service provided.  Accesses and records individual and community resource information and treatment plans manually or using a computer
  • Explains the type of clinical services, recreational activities, and ICL programs available to clients; instructs the clients in daily living skills, socialization skill enhancement, and conflict resolution.
  • Delivers services in accordance with service goals and objectives.
  • Employs trauma-sensitive practices.
  • Performs crisis assessment and nonverbal and verbal crisis intervention.  Provides crisis intervention and behavior management.
  • Refers clients to community resources and other organizations.  Accompanies clients on regularly scheduled or emergency visits to medical treatment facilities, social agencies, government offices, or other locations associated with the treatment or assistance of the resident.  Accompanies, supervises, and provides transportation (when necessary) for appointments, home visits, sibling visits, and activities. Promotes family involvement and reunification as appropriate.
  •  Provides life space counseling and support (or provides informal, one-on-one counseling and support).
  • Ensures adherence to medication regimen.
  •  Immediately reports serious incidents, serious incident allegations, incidents, or sensitive situations to supervisors.  Completes incident reports in accordance with ICL policy.  Accounts for clients and files missing person reports on clients not accounted for in accordance with ICL policy and procedure.
  • Assists in residence household duties (general cleaning, laundry, shopping, meal planning and preparation); trains and supervises residents in developing these skills.
  •  Supervises and monitors counselors’ interaction with children and families.
  • Models positive interaction with children and families and with staff.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree plus two years experience providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities or other relevant human service experience, or bachelor’s degree that required a one-year practicum working directly with individuals with mental disabilities (e.g., BSW) and one year experience.  

 

Candidates with two years above experience and an associates’ degree or two years of college (64 college credits), and candidates with a high school diploma or GED plus 3 years above experience may be considered for employment at a different salary rate.  Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree

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