Arizona's Children Association
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High Needs Case Manager
at Arizona's Children Association
Come join an exciting and fun team as a High Needs Case Manager helping to protect children, empower youth and strengthen families since 1912!
The High Needs Case Manager (HNCM) is responsible for the general assessment of needs and coordination of treatment services for high needs program participants. High Needs Case Manager works intently with a small caseload to ensure all family needs are being addressed and family is supported. Must be able to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Founded in 1912, Arizona’s Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year.
At Arizona's Children Association, we believe in self-care and as such, offer benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
* Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible Schedules
* Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
* 403b Retirement Savings Plan
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* Facilitates Child and Family team process and coordinates with all team members as well as assists team in securing needed services and referrals
* Facilitates the involvement and communication with other agencies such as Schools, DCS, DDD and other participating agencies as appropriate by phone, email or face to face interactions.
* Develops and monitors the implementation of treatment plans with clients and participating agencies as appropriate to contract.
* Originates CFT meetings, maintains contact with team members, monitors progress and, if necessary, adjusts service plan.
* Ensure the timely development of the service plan, including assessing, reassessing, monitoring, facilitating, linking and advocating for needed service for children and families.
* Continues the assessment process over the course of behavioral health process including the continued identification of the child and family strengths, needs and culture and monitors client progress toward treatment goals.
* Reviews the assessments and plans completed by other agencies (IEP, 504, IBP) and integrate key aspects of the multiple assessments and plans into the behavioral health service plan.
* Provides effective crisis management, to include following the program triage protocol and treatment methods, responding in a timely manner, providing for follow-up care, assessing and providing appropriate responses, and handling the situation calmly.
* Provides and maintains complete and accurate client records including documentation of activities performs as part of the service delivery process (ongoing assessments, CFT meetings, progress notes, provision of services, coordination of care, discharge planning) in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
* Ensures the development and implementation of transition "transition onto adulthood", discharge and aftercare plans prior to discontinuation of behavioral health service or in anticipation of major life transitions.
* Master’s degree in a behavioral health field, or
* Bachelor’s degree and 1-year full time experience in behavioral health with children, or
* AA degree and 2- years full time experience in behavioral health with children, or
* Equivalent combination of education and experience to be able to perform the essential functions is required.
* Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
* Possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and be insurable under the agency’s automobile policy.
* Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients’ homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
* Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
* Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
* An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
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