Conduct and/or review client intakes and assessments to approve and/or facilitate appropriate treatment placement. These tasks frequently must be performed off-site at treatment centers, social service agencies and other locations determined accessible to the client. Directly provide and/or ensure development of service and/or treatment plan which addresses client support service needs.
Responsible for ensuring that plan is routinely updated in compliance with Department policy. Directly provide and/or ensure referral and linkage to support services. Advocate for the client, provide support and encouragement while in case management. This may require travel to treatment agencies, social service agencies and client transport.
Monitor treatment progress, routinely assess appropriateness of treatment and service plans, conduct continuing stay, transfer and discharge reviews per Department policy. Complete mandated documentation and maintain client file in compliance with Department policy. Provide outreach as assigned which may require visits to community groups and social service agencies throughout the county.
Participate in inter-disciplinary/inter-department teams as assigned. Work with all relevant parties including, but not limited to, court related departments, Chester County Prison, treatment providers and other service systems to ensure appropriate and coordinated services for clients. Communicate system issues/concerns to appropriate departmental staff for review and resolution, as needed.
Compile, complete and provide reports on various data as required.