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Case Manager, Supportive Opportunities for Families

Job Description

Why CARE: Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life. To learn more about CARE's programs and services, and employment opportunities, please visit our website www.careofsem.com.


 


As a premier employer of choice, our goal is to not only provide Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, but to also be a Recovery Oriented Employer that values lived experiences. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. CARE of Southeastern Michigan offers an exciting and innovative environment with dedicated, caring, and good natured professionals focused on creating healthier lives and communities for the individuals and families in which they serve. We encourage those from diverse communities, including those with bilingual proficiency to join our dynamic team.


The Perks of Why Prospective Candidates CARE too:


         Work Life Balance                       Ÿ   37.50 Hour Work Week                 Ÿ   Relaxed Dress Code 


         10 Paid Annual Holidays             Ÿ   Competitive Benefits                     Ÿ   Flexible Work Hours (approval required) 


         We Value Lived Experience: Special Consideration During The Application Process


Case Manager, Supportive Opportunities for Families


(hourly pay rate: $16.55)


CARE is seeking to fill a Case Manager position within the Supportive Opportunities for Families program.  Supportive Opportunities for Families (SOF) uses Nurturing Parenting curriculum, early childhood developmental questionnaires and self-sufficiency assessments to provided parenting education and case management services to families in the community or home.  This position helps families to remove barriers to parenting and resources in the community by providing bi weekly home visits to a balanced caseload.  The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge in motivational interviewing and child development and a passion to advocate for families.


Duties and Responsibilities:


         Maintain a case load and deliver services.


         Conducts screenings and comprehensive assessments for early childhood issues and co-occurring behavioral health issues according to best practices and agency policy and procedures.


         Implements and monitors treatment plans that are developed with a Person-centered/Family-centered philosophy.


         Responsible for the identification of treatment referrals/resources within the community appropriate to meeting the needs of the individuals served.


         Knowledgeable of motivational interviewing, engagement strategies, childhood development and stages of change.


         Apply evidenced based practices when applicable; including the use of motivational interviewing and other strategies to encourage full participation from those receiving services.


         Completes documentation and reports according to agency and funding source timeframes.


         Ability to deliver services in the community.


         Ensures assigned paperwork is completed/maintained in accordance with funding standards and agency standards.


         Able to apply outcome tools to measure services; for example, self-sufficiency matrix.


         Facilitate educational classes/groups related to programming as needed.


         Establish and maintain liaison relationships with appropriate agencies regarding intervention and clinical services.


         Attends assigned meetings as required.


         Ability to adjust hours of work based on the community needs, including some evening and weekends.


         Knowledgeable of national and local substance use and prevention statistics and demonstrates the ability to apply current trends to service delivery.


Education and Experience:


         A Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, family ecology, consumer/community services, family studies, family and/or child development, guidance/school counseling, counseling psychology, education, public health, human services, or criminal justice. 


         Experience working with early childhood issues or related field.   



Company Description
Why CARE: Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life. To learn more about CARE's programs and services, and employment opportunities, please visit our website www.careofsem.com.
As a premier employer of choice, our goal is to not only provide Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, but to also be a Recovery Oriented Employer that values lived experiences. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. CARE of Southeastern Michigan offers an exciting and innovative environment with dedicated, caring, and good natured professionals focused on creating healthier lives and communities for the individuals and families in which they serve. We encourage those from diverse communities, including those with bilingual proficiency to join our dynamic team.



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