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School Based Case Manager

Hopewell - Prince Hall | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Case Manager shall provide most of the services within the client’s home, school and community.  He/she shall conduct him/herself in a professional manner at all times and shall treat clients with dignity and respect at all times.

The Case Manager/Therapist will carry a caseload of a minimum of nine (9) cases and a maximum of fifteen (15).  Clients served are students enrolled at assigned St. Louis Public school and their families. CM/Therapists are provided with cell phones and are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Adhere to guidelines and protocols of the funding grant.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conducts a thorough assessment and evaluation. Develops an Individualized Treatment Plan geared toward children/family needs, i.e., parenting education, child development training, communication skills, behavior management training, etc. Documents findings and assessments during visits at home, school; collateral contacts made with family, teachers, tutors, counselors, social workers, etc. Must be able to provide counseling sessions individually or with family or group sessions. Makes arrangements and monitors community services needed. Acts as an advocate for clients.  Assist client’s families in contacting community resources such as SSI, finding jobs, referral for behavioral and physical health services, etc. Reviews cases regularly and documents progress and/or problems of clients in treatment. Conduct educational training sessions with staff, parents and the community regarding behavioral health topics.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

A Bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field, Master’s preferred. Two years working with children and families in crisis and/or working with the mentally ill. Knowledge of skilled learned interventions, i.e., family system, cognitive behavior theories, individual, group and family therapy preferred.