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Behavioral Health Case Manager 

About the Organization Easterseals Louisiana (ESL) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people's lives everyday. Established in 1951, our organization supports over 8,600 individuals (whom we refer to as Participants) with a variety of disabilities. A leading provider of disability services, ESL has physical locations in 8 regions of Louisiana and our array of programs include; support coordination (case management) for children, adults and elderly participants, a wide range of behavioral health and housing services, early intervention services for infants and toddlers, and a school setting called The Chartwell Center in New Orleans.

Because we support so many participants with a range of needs, we have learned that disability looks different for everyone, and it is our goal to help our participants thrive and live their lives to their fullest potential. ESL believes that everyone deserves opportunities to be active and productive members of their communities. We strive to make a life of purpose and independence possible for our participants through our commitment to quality support, innovative service offerings, and continuous organizational evolution. We are seeking mission-driven individuals to join our team, who will help us deliver a life of independence, relationships, and meaning to our participants.

Job Description:

  • Build positive relationships with property management and participants.
  • Knowledgeable of community resources.
  • Able to multi-task and meet timelines.
  • Can teach program participants how to be good tenants and neighbors.
  • Will advocate for the participant in case of a dispute with property management or other housing stakeholders.
  • The Behavioral Health Support Coordinator is required to work daily towards completion of required Billing Units by completing units on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Completion of home visits as required by funding source, generating required units, observation and monitoring, and monthly/quarterly progress reports.
  • Conducts and completes ISRP’s according to funder’s timelines.
  • Planning, scheduling, coordinating meetings with participants and providers.
  • Responding to participant changes in needs, completing/submitting the appropriate paperwork.
  • Researching, accessing, and linking services.
  • Communicating and working with providers to ensure appropriate service provision.
  • Maintaining all responsibilities and requirements in regard to critical incidents.
  • Meeting with supervisor for weekly supervision, consultation, and discussion of participant needs.
  • Attending and participating in weekly staff meetings.
  • Attending and participating in required training.
  • Making initial contact for new linkages.
  • Primarily working in the actual job field conducting face-to-face with participants
  • Housing experience preferred, but not required
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS (please take note, we have no flexibility on degrees accepted. These are conditions of our contractor):

  • A Bachelor's or above degree in Psychology, Counseling, Sociology or Social Work*
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be willing to travel during the day to outlying parishes as required.
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Easterseals Louisiana is a Drug-Free Workplace, pre-employment and random drug tests will be administered.
  • Will be required to pass Easterseals Louisiana’s background check and driver’s license check
  • Those who do not choose to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination, will be required to follow agency protocols.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Software (i.e. Word, Excel) and computer literate.
  • Must be a team player. We must work together for success!


* Accepted fields are Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, Social Work.

We have NO FLEXIBILITY regarding the degrees we may accept. This is the condition of our contractor! PLEASE DO NOT APPLY if you don't meet the criteria.

This description is not intended to be all-inclusive in terms of Job Detail.

Easterseals Louisiana (ESL) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation. It is our goal to reach qualified vulnerable popula


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.  

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