Case Manager

$35,880 yearly
  • Arizona's Children Association
  • Apache Junction, AZ, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to ensure that every Arizona family has the resources and support needed to be safe, strong, and resilient? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Case Manager in our Apache Junction office!

As a Case Manager you will have the opportunity to provide the general/comprehensive assessment of needs and coordination of treatment services using a strengths based, trauma informed approach for program participants. You will also provide direct in-home or in-office behavior management and parenting skills building to program participants.

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 families.

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
• Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision plans on first day of the month after 30 days of employment
• Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible Schedule
• Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
• 403B Retirement Savings Plan
• Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

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 identified.
• 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 goals.
• 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.
• Conducts trauma informed educational activities that promote client understanding of treatment issues. This can also include facilitating group activities with children enrolled in services.
• 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 appropriate.
• Provides and maintains complete and accurate client records including documentation of activities performs as part of the service delivery process (ongoing assessments, CFT meetings, progress notes, provision of services, coordination of care, discharge planning) in accordance with agency and funding source requirements and appropriate supervision.
• 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