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Mental Health Case Manager Full-time

at Harambe Management Solutions in Michigan (Published at 13-06-2018)

Mental Health Case Managers are Responsible for the case management and mental health rehabilitation support of up to 60 consumers. Works with children, adults and families to create and achieve treatment goals, quality of life and promote recovery.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
 Works with children, adults, and families with behavioral, emotional and mental illnesses.
 Works as a partner in a collaborative decision making team and independently, making
significant case plan decisions regarding families assigned for targeted case management
services.
 Mental Health Rehabilitation Services include: linking, monitoring, collaborating, teaching, coaching, role modeling, and supporting families with mental illness in order to reduce impairments and maximize their growth that interfere with their daily functioning.
 Provides support with housing stability, effective employment readiness, school completion, independent living skills and money management.
 Addresses barriers and obstacles to help the families achieve permanence in the home, school, workforce and community.
 Reduce recidivism for our delinquency cases.
 Provides crisis management services.
 Coordinates with all team members monthly to ensure a healthy collaborative approach.
 Follows and abides by Medicaid guidelines, including daily documentation and a 24-hour turn around in submitting progress notes.
 Participates in Full Service Treatment Team meetings monthly.
 Work with consumers to develop and implement individual Care Plans; including identifying goals and milestones.
 Link families with available programs and community resources.
 Follows Recipient Rights guidelines.
 Participates in required staff meetings and training.
 Attends court hearings and medical appointments with families, as needed.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements:
 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in Social Work, or a related field.
 One to two years’ experience, working in the human services field; and case management preference
 Knowledge of social services, criminal justice system, and housing resources.
 Flexible working schedule.
 Being culturally sensitive to the diverse population of the families and co-workers served.  Demonstrates a basic understanding of adolescent & child abuse issues.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, and Access; and internet applications. Data entry knowledge and experience a MUST.
 Willingness to use electronic medical record (EMR) to for case documentation.
 Proficient writing skills & comfortable presenting oneself in community settings
 Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
 Pass background checks.

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