Case Worker Back to Employment

For additional information contact:

Marcia Dodds
Human Resources Director
515-438-3481
marcia.dodds@sequelyouthservices.com

9AM-5PM Monday-Friday and as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a maximum of 15 student cases and up to 10 individual BHIS counseling sessions.
  • Coordinate with staff regarding admissions.
  • Manage all activities with court and referring agencies regarding admissions and discharges.
  • Manage discharges and transportation of youth.
  • Direct resource person for outside systems-JCO’s and DHS.
  • Write and prepare all initial care plans and progress reports, (90-day, 180-day, 270-day and discharge).
  • Direct all staffings with Juvenile Court Officers, Department of Human Services workers, and families.
  • Notifying the appropriate people of staffings and/or meetings.
  • Maintain a calendar of all staffing and court dates for students.
  • Oversee all CACT renewal is up to date.
  • Oversee that all guidelines (re: written reports and correspondence) are followed as required by the court and the referring agency.
  • Communication of treatment needs with team.
  • Communicate with Program Director and administration about floor issues.
  • Direct communication with JCO, parents and service workers regularly.
  • Closing student file upon discharge.
  • BHIS individual and notes for sessions.
  • Family contact monitoring daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Completion of outcome measures for state contracts.
  • Recidivism calls and in-person visits.
  • RAC and CAP audits as needed.
  • Completing scorecard measures for family outcomes.
  • Track all admitting packet work and obtain missing documents.
  • Gather collaborations for all reports that include the therapist, the BHIS group provider and BHIS individual provider.
  • Management and Completion of assessments (TOPS assessment, Case Life Skills, JSSOTR and CR Treatment Review).
  • Organization of tracking systems to include spreadsheets of due dates, court dates, phone calls etc.
  • Set up, participate and document staffings and Family Team Meetings and CFT meetings.
  • Develop and maintain transitional planning for students that include outpatient services, school attendance, support systems in the community, school and home. Documents all upcoming medical appointments following discharge.
  • Set up and make arrangements for home passes, hotel passes and visits.
  • File all student’s paperwork and/or update the electronic medical record.
  • Attend scheduled meetings to include team meeting and case manager meeting weekly.
  • Abide by The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (42 USC & 201 et seq.)
  • All other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written – Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Interpersonal Relationships – Ability to develop a strong association among individuals that they are working with and communicate effectively with others, whether colleagues, customers or clients.
  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Self-Development – Taking steps to better yourself, such as by learning new skills or improving current skills and recognizing and changing bad habits.
  • Tactful – Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
  • Time Management – Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

Education and Experience:

A caseworker shall have a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree in social work, psychology or a related behavioral science, plus two years of supervised experience; or a bachelor’s degree in social work with one year of supervised experience; or six years of supervised child welfare experience in residential care or a combination of advanced education in the behavioral sciences and experience equal to six years.

Hours:

9 am – 5 pm, and as needed.

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