Case Manager - Rapid Response Program
Company: Arizona's Children Association
Posted on: January 16, 2020
This is highly flexible and exciting position that works to help
DCS children connect to the behavioral health system through the
Rapid Response intake process. This position is community based and
provides intake assessments to children that have unfortunately
become wards of the State through DCS system. This position
requires highest level of quality, excellent assessment skills,
detailed communication and writing skills, and exceptional clinical
judgement. This is a referral based program that is highly fluid
and work hours will be dependent on referrals received. This
position will require hours on weekends, evenings, and scheduled
holidays. This position is ideal for someone looking to work
alternative hours or has flexible work hours with the ability to
increase availability as needed. Apply today for this highly
rewarding opportunity to assist children and families. Bilingual
Spanish is preferred but not required.
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. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by
highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our
mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening
Find your passion. Join our Team!
Essential Job Functions:
---Complete initial intake assessments for clients and families
seeking services for the first time, creating an emotionally and
physically safe environment.
---Identifies significant risks to clients, families and the agency
and informs supervisor in a timely manner when such risks are
---Collaborates with CFT teams to develop treatment plans which
include the continued identification of the child and family
strengths, needs and culturally and linguistically appropriate,
trauma informed approach.
---Monitors treatment plans with clients and participating agencies
as appropriate to contract and client's progress toward treatment
---Ensure the timely development of the service plan, including
ongoing assessment, monitoring, facilitating, linking and
advocating for needed service for children and families.
---Provides information about available services and identifies the
most appropriate providers for services including the
identification of specialty providers when needed.
---Reviews the assessments and plans completed by other agencies
(IEP, 504, IBP) and integrate key aspects of the multiple
assessments and plans into the behavioral health service plan.
---Facilitates Child and Family team process and coordinates with
all team members to secure needed services and referrals.
---Provides effective trauma informed educational activities that
promote client understanding of treatment issues. This can also
include facilitating group activities with children enrolled crisis
management, to including assessing and providing appropriate
responses, handling the situation calmly, involving supervisor, and
referring/transitioning to High Needs Case Management when
---Ensures the development and implementation of transition
"transition into adulthood", discharge and aftercare plans prior to
discontinuation of behavioral health service or I anticipation of
major life transitions.
Minimum Education& Experience:
---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.
Minimum Qualification& Requirements:
---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.
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer
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