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Lead Case Manager

Posted by Nola Brantley , 5 years ago

  • Permanent

  • 1

  • $ 32000.00 - $ 38000.00

Skills Required

• Ability to be a leader and role model to co-workers
• Knowledge of at-risk youth and commercial sexual exploitation

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Direct Service Manager, the Lead Case Manager is responsible for leading MISSSEYs case management services, including collaborating across systems and disciplines, providing one-on-one services, and leading a service delivery team for victims and survivors of sexual and commercial sexual exploitation between the ages of 11-18 years old.

Examples of Work
Support case managers in adhering to the case management policies and procedures
Facilitate weekly case management team meetings
Review case management files for compliance
Assign clients to case managers and manage overall case management case load
Monitoring case management goals and outcomes
Attend external meetings as direct service representative
Form a trusting relationship with each client
Assess the overall needs of clients
Develop and implement goal oriented case plans based on clients overall needs and expressed healthy desires
Assess clients risk factors
Assess clients substance use/abuse and its impact on overall functioning of client
Provide crisis intervention services
Provide stabilization in placements - assisting clients, their care takers, and CWWs
Support clients with school enrollment, regular attendance and academic achievement
Work collaboratively with CWWs, POs, foster parents, group home staff, therapists, and other referral sources to stabilize client and advocate for their overall needs
Work closely with Foster Parents, parents, family members and group home providers to help them understand the youth, their special needs, the impact of their recent experience, and how to best intervene
Identify appropriate resources for clients
Provide advocacy for clients getting the services they need
Facilitate clients getting to and utilizing resources
Support clients in their struggles to get out of the life
Advocate for youth at their TDMs, Emancipation Conferences, Juvenile Court hearings, schools, foster homes, and with their CWW
Support clients building self esteem
Facilitate referrals to individual and family therapists in the community
Services are provided in the community as well as to youth incarcerated in public institutions
Clients are seen weekly (or as needed and as staff time allows)

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