Devereux Florida offers Targeted Case Management to help children and their families through family challenges and crisis. Our targeted case managers work with dependency case managers to determine the needs of a child or family that are outside the scope of dependency case management. Our targeted case managers advocate for the needs of our youth living at home, in the community or in residential programs.
The Targeted Case Manager provides comprehensive long term case management services to severely mentally ill clients within their specific program. The individual will provide a wide variety of duties including, but not limited to, coordinating services among various providers and advocacy to enable clients to obtain access to needed mental health, medical, social, educational and other support services. They are instrumental in supporting the adolescent through the transition to adult services when the time comes, or work with children who need prescribed psychotropic medications.
- Communicates with DCF, family, etc. regarding progress in care and facilitates a team approach Develop individual case plans
- Counsels clients according to treatment plan goals and objectives or links client with community resources related to treatment goals
- Documents all casework and non-clinical services in clients clinical record in a timely manner
- Conduct home visits based on individual child and family need
- Participates in weekly treatment team meetings and assists with the preparation of review of progress
- Provides transportation for residents to community resources as necessary
- Attends meetings as requested with multi-disciplinary team, continuing education and staff in-service programs
- Completes all assessments within allotted time frame
The successful Targeted Case Manager should possess the following skills:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to appropriately handle confidential information
- Awareness of the social, economic and cultural factors that affect families
- Ability to travel and make home visits
- Ability to set appropriate boundaries with clients
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Ability to interact professionally with other agency personnel, community providers, GALS, attorneys, judges, school personnel, etc.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health. We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Devereux Florida is a leading nonprofit behavioral healthcare services provider, serving children with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges, and their families. In Florida, for over 25 years, we have provided a variety of programs and services, including child welfare services, touching the lives of over 5,000 children on any given day. Devereux Florida offers a full continuum of programs and services including a child and adolescent psychiatric hospital, statewide inpatient psychiatric program, community based group homes, foster care and specialty foster care, counseling centers, case management, abuse and neglect prevention services, and community outreach.
The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility. For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage are available to FT employees.
*It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefit package, visit http://learn.devereux.org/benefits
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency. Notification to the agency must be made five days in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.