Provides intensive case management and crisis intervention services to children and families affected by substance abuse as per CAPTA (Child Abuse Prevention Treatment ACT) legislation.
- Provide face-to-face contact with families a minimum of 3 times per month for three months
- Provide telephone contact and correspondence as needed
- Assess clients who are referred, identify strengths and needs, develop goal-directed service plans, maintain appropriate documentation including progress notes, outcomes, service log and data base.
Examples of tasks related to this work include:
o Develop a plan to keep client connected to recovery efforts
o Develop a relapse prevention plan
o Link mother to mentoring program and other community-based support services/groups
o Assist mother in managing family issues/family dynamics
o Participate in team meetings to discuss children’s and mother’s treatment plan
o Follow-up on treatment plan goals
o Collaborate with behavioral health treatment team members to ensure children’s mental health needs are being met
o Collaborate with schools and other educational institutions in monitoring progress of children
o Keep mothers engaged in the process of enhancing parenting skills
o Act as liaison between child welfare agency, treatment program and other related service providers to coordinate services
o Make linkage to needed services
- Work proficiently with electronic data entry system
- Provide support to family in interfacing with child and family serving systems
- Recommend families for discharge according to developed criteria
- Flexible schedule to include weeknights and weekends
- Participates in ongoing in-service training programs, including weekly clinical supervision
- Participates in weekly individual supervision
- Maintains confidentiality of workplace information according to the policies and procedures of the institution.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor