Job Details: Community Action Team (CAT) Case Manager

Date Posted: 04.03.17

Title: Community Action Team (CAT) Case Manager

Location: Okaloosa County

Closing Date: 04.28.17

Description: See qualifications.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related human services and one year of experience working with children and their families.  Prefer to have working knowledge of different systems including school, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and others.  Must have a valid Florida driver’s license and meet all requirements for vehicle operations and transportation of clients in Center and non-Center vehicles. Compliance with minimum standards for screening of mental health personnel as contained in F.S. 394.4572. Must be able to pass a DCF Level II background screening, TB screening, and a drug screening. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: BCI is hiring for a CAT Case Manager position. We are looking for highly motivated applicants that want to learn and grow in our industry. We are excited to meet interested potential teammates. BCI offers competitive salary and benefits.

Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care case management, good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to demonstrate competent use of electronic health record and concurrent documentation. CAT Case Management consists of services that help individuals link to needed medical, social, education, psychiatric, psychological, and other services. This includes direct assistance in gaining access to services, coordination of care, oversight of the entire case, and linkage to appropriate services.

Case management includes: (1) assessment of the eligible clients to determine service needs; (2) development of an individualized integrated service plan with the use of Wraparound sessions; (3) referral and related activities to help the client obtain needed services; (4) monitoring and follow-up; and (5) evaluation. Educating persons served and their support system regarding diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. 

The Case Manager will: (1) help families develop a pro-social narrative as part of the strengths, needs and culture discovery (2) help families understanding developmental readiness and use teachable moments to surface issues that are important to helping them reach their long range vision, (3) teaches and supports families with learning how to develop their own plans and access their own resources, (4) works with families to build and strengthen their natural support network, (5) helps families address and work through challenges with making life changes, and (6) works with collaterals agencies and community services to integrate with natural supports. 

***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***

Notify the Human Resources Office in advance if you require special disability accommodations to participate in the employment process.

Hours: Full-Time