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Second Step Housing Behavioral Health Case Manager - Santa Barbara 

Category Case Management  
Description

The Position:

The Behavioral Health Case Manager will provide mental health assessment and connect residents with resources that promote housing retention, stability, sobriety and increased self-sufficiency. Family Service Agency is contracted with the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness to provide case management services to support the unique social service needs of individuals in the Prop 47 diversion program. Services are provided in the Good Samaritan offices, SB County Behavioral Wellness Detox facility, and/or in the community M-F between 8:30am-5:30 pm.

Working with those impacted by trauma can be fulfilling and meaningful, yet simultaneously exhausting and heart-rending. FSA strives to be a trauma-informed and resilience-oriented organization, actively identifying and employing methods to support staff to embody a healthy and sustainable balance of care for others and themselves.

Sample Job Duties

  • Provide case management services.
  • Provide and/or arrange crisis intervention services and mental health assessments and treatment planning.
  • Support residents in accessing substance abuse counseling/recovery and/or medical/mental health services and provide coordination of behavioral health and clinical services.
  • Collaborate with Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness to ensure access to treatment for qualifying residents.
  • Provide advocacy/assistance for residents in obtaining public benefits.
  • Collaborate with Good Samaritan staff to address/resolve lease/compliance issues.
  • Provide and/or arrange for clients to develop/strengthen independent living skills.
 
Position Requirements

Employment Standards:

  • Must be one of the following: AMFT, ASW, APCC, LMFT, LCSW, or a LPCC.
  • Excellent clinical, interpersonal, analytical, computer, written, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Professional attitude, enjoyment of teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must.
  • Minimum of 2 years working with diverse communities, low-income clients, the homeless and formerly homeless, seniors, and the disabled preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Valid CA driver license and proof of insurance required.

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:

  • The position is full-time, non-exempt, with benefits. (Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan. Generous holiday, vacation, and sick leave available.)
  • Pay is dependent on experience.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Second Step Housing Behavioral Health Case Manager - Santa Barbara  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number CAS-20-00001  
Location Santa Barbara (Administration)  
About the Organization Family Service Agency (FSA) has long been regarded as one of Santa Barbara County's most reliable and effective nonprofit human service organizations. Our mission is to strengthen and advocate for families and individuals of all ages and diversities, helping to create and preserve a healthy community.





We are committed to providing services where they are needed most: in the community. Eighty percent of our services are delivered on school campuses, at community centers and in clients' homes. Our programs, which serve more than 25,000 people annually, combine clinical expertise, bilingual and bicultural staff, and close collaboration with other agencies. At FSA, all services are provided free or on a sliding fee/donation scale and no one is denied assistance because of an inability to pay.







 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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