Case Manager (Youth Outpatient Treatment)

Date:  7/28/21
Agency:  AADAP, Inc.- Youth Outpatient Treatment
Job Title:  Case Manager
Role:  Non-Exempt Employee
Salary:  Commensurate Upon Experience
Opening Date:  Immediately
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Open Positions:  One (1) Part-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, under the supervision of the Program Coordinator & Clinical Supervisor, will conduct outreach, case management to provide resources to clients at clinic and other field services within SPA 8 or other SPA areas.

 

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • SCREENING & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (20%)
  • Screen calls and walk in clients to determine appropriate services.
  • Complete all necessary screening forms and eligibility process.
  • Effectively interviews client and family needs across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines
  • Determines client’s financial ability, assist them with Medi-Cal application and variety of Federal, State, and County assistance programs.
  • DIRECT SERVICE PROVISION (65%)
  • Provide general case management of clients and their families in accordance with the policies of the program and referring/regulatory agencies (DMH, DCFS, Probation, etc.)
  • Interviews, guides and assists clients with social problems pertinent to their illness, treatment and recovery.
  • Assesses and consults with family member and friends about home environment, family relationships, and personality traits pertinent to client’s medical, mental and recovery needs.
  • Collaborates with clinical team in the development of individualized service plans for participants.
  • Makes appropriate referrals and support services to various public and private health, drug treatment, mental health or other agencies to resolve client’s personal and social problems.
  • Coordinates support services such as translation, transportation, arrange for home care and child-care services as needed.
  • Under supervision, provides a minimum of 65% direct case management service hours to agency clients.
  • Serves as a liaison with schools, probation and court offices, and other institutions as appropriate.
  • Meet regularly with other members of the treatment team concerning client and program issues; assist in development or modification of procedures to deal with individual clients.
  • Participates in conducting treatment groups, trainings, workshops, and conferences based on level of skills and professional development.
  • Maintains files and records according to agency, county, state, and federal guidelines
  • Follows Agency requirements regarding accurate and timely case records, statistical, and other administrative procedures
  • OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (15%)
  • Conducts outreach to youth and families, particularly those who are underserved or difficult to reach.
  • Participates in community-based collaborative, as appropriate.
  • Performs other agency duties as assigned.

 

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):
  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Bilingual language(s) spoken and/or written
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working with children, youth, and families in the mental health field.
  • Ability to organize and prepare documentation in a timely manner.
  • Strong organizational, written, and communication skills.
  • Permanent Residence or U.S. citizen; proof of work eligibility upon hiring.
  • Valid California Driver’s License, current minimum automobile insurance, and an appropriate motor vehicle.
  • At least three years of recovery or drug free lifestyle as of the date of the application.
  • Complete a physical examination and TB test with one (1) week of date of hire.
  • Pass a criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.

 

  • D.  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • ABILITY to work effectively with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, and economic background.
  • Demonstrate background in working with the dual-diagnosis population.