Title

Case Manager/CDP or Case Manager/CDPT 


Description

This position will provide chemical dependency case management services to a co-occurring disorder treatment program serving individuals with chronic mental illnesses and substance use disorders for an outpatient program.  Responsibilities include:

  • Crisis Evaluation/Intervention: Utilizes appropriate crisis intervention techniques for client stabilization.  Accurately assesses risk to self, others or property and the presence of a grave disability.  Formulates clinical decisions and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Behavioral Education Groups: Conducts behavioral health groups following Comprehensive’s guidelines and policies.  Leads groups using effective group facilitation skills that promote participation and interaction among group members.  Utilizes group process to develop insight, practice skills, and motivate client for change.  Follows lesson plan or curriculum and connects presented material to individual treatment plan goals.
  • Symptom & Medication Response Monitoring: Conducts and documents ongoing assessment of client symptoms and their response to prescribed medications.  Provides support and education to encourage clients to take medications as prescribed.   Promotes illness self-management skills to assist clients with medication adherence, identifying warning signs and symptoms, and symptom management skills.  Monitors medication side effects and facilitates access to, and communication with, medical staff as needed.
  • Progress Notes: Completes all required progress notes according to Comprehensive guidelines, policies and procedures regarding format, content and timeliness.  Language used in progress notes is respectful, clear, descriptive, concise and client-centered.  Progress notes accurately depict treatment modalities and interventions provided within the clinician’s scope of practice and according to treatment plan.  Progress notes accurately reflect and depict client status and progress per assessment and reassessment data, problems statements, and treatment plan goals and objectives.
  • Case Management: Provides a combination of direct service and service coordination, with internal and external resources, to assist the client with achieving identified treatment plan goals.  Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of community services and resources (including peer, natural, and community supports) and actively encourages individuals to access them.  Advocates for the client when appropriate to attain services and benefits to further recovery goals.  Designs interventions to build on client strengths and targeted to individual needs.
  • Chemical Dependency Assessment
  • Applies QPRT principles in assessing risk and in safety and treatment planning.  Develops and documents appropriate safety plan.   
 

Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in social services or related field.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration.  Washington State Chemical Dependency or Washington State Chemical Dependency Trainee License. 

Other Credentials Required: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 

Location Yakima  

Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Comprehensive is a private, non-profit corporation that provides mental health services for residents of Kittitas, Klickitat and Yakima counties. Since 1972, highly trained and qualified mental health professionals at Comprehensive have provided innovative behavioral health care, services and community education to individuals, families and organizations. Comprehensive is committed to building strong communities through the efforts of its staff, clients and through collaborative partnerships. Primary service locations are in Ellensburg, Sunnyside, White Salmon, Goldendale and Yakima. Our staff is comprised of more than 400 individuals. Our clinicians have backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, education and other fields. Our support staff are also well qualified in their fields--accounting, data processing, medical records, transcription, etc. Comprehensive is accredited by the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations, licensed by the State of Washington as a Community Mental Health Center and is approved as a Drug Treatment Facility, Evaluation and Treatment Facility, Child Placing Agency and more. For more information please visit our website at www.cwcmh.org



This agency is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.



Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.



Pre-employment drug screenings required.

 


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