Case Manager I (GRYD)

Date:  3/18/20
Agency:  AADAP, Inc.
Job Title:  Case Manager I (GRYD)
Role:  Non-Exempt Employee
Salary:  Commensurate Upon Experience
Opening Date:  Immediately
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Open Positions:  One (1) Full-Time
Submit Resumes to:  hr@aadapinc.org, Jon Fukuda, Human Resources, 2900 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016, (323) 293-6284, (323) 295-4075 (fax)

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Case Manager I, under the supervision of the GRYD Coordinator conducts outreach and a referral network for project services; plan, develop, and implement diversion activities; provide treatment, behavior modification, and client advocacy services to participants including rap groups, individual counseling, and probation hearings for project participants; provide support services and chart for project participants.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. CONDUCT OUTREACH, ADVOCACY AND A REFERRAL NETWORK FOR PROJECT SERVICES (10%):

  • Contact service providers and school personnel in contracted areas and provide information regarding project services.
  • Provide referrals for youth and families to services not encompassed within project.
  • Communicate with sensitivity to clients from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
  • Evaluate calls and walk-in’s from potential clients and determine appropriateness for GRYD.
  • Prepare all documentation on compliance with Federal, State, City and Agency guidelines.
  • Conduct all screening, intake, contract management and contract eligibility forms for prospective project participants.
  • Create treatment plans/”contracts” for program participants.
  • Provide support and advocacy services for program participants including the attending of probation hearings, school meetings, court and DCFS.
  • Conduct other administrative duties as assigned.

2. PLAN, DEVELOP, AND IMPLEMENT DIVERSION ACTIVITIES (50%):

  • Plan and provide field trips, social and recreational activities, and educational outings for program participants.
  • Provide participants with mini-bike safety, maintenance and riding skills.
  • Develop and maintain strategies for client referrals.
  • Plan community functions i.e. health fairs, forums etc.
  • Provide transportation on as needed basis to and from events and meetings for program participants.
  • Facilitate small and large group sessions.
  • Create, develop and implement group curriculum to address the emerging needs.
  • Implement treatment plan, individual, group and family counseling sessions to monitor and advise on treatment plans and contracts.

3. CASE MANAGEMENT (40%)

  • Maintain participant files documenting activities, contract management and other contract mandated documents.
  • Coordinate support services.
  • Attend all meeting, clinical supervision and other meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain a program and event budget.
  • Provide diagnostic assessment and treatment plan.
  • Manage 20-25 client caseload, maintain case files and records.

QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):

1. Requirements:

  • Four years education or Bachelors degree in related field or CAS certified with 2 years clinical experience.
  • Permanent resident or U.S. citizen; proof of work eligibility upon hiring.
  • Valid Passenger endorsement (Class B) drivers license, Calif. minimum automobile insurance, and an appropriate motor vehicle.
  • At least three years of recovery or a drug free lifestyle as of the date of the application.
  • The physical demand of this position is at the light duty level of occasional lifting of objects with a 10-pound limit and with bending, stooping, use of hands and arms, and kneeling.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, and economic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in computer operations.
  • Complete a physical examination and TB test within one (1) week of date of hire.
  • Pass a criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.

2. Preferred Qualifications:

  • First Aid and CPR certification from a recognized agency.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.