Response Case Manager will be deployed to support families and children within
Rutland County when support is requested. This position will provide onsite
support through positive behavioral support, WRAP around approach,
evidence-based practices…etc. Supports will be deployed on an as needed bases
with additional follow up supports and services. This position will be
responsible for assisting the Mobile Response Clinician and deploying supportive
counseling and skill building.
- Provide case management using internal and external
resources and connects clients and families to aftercare services.
- Develop treatment plan collaboratively with client by
defining goals, specific outcomes, and time frames for treatment.
- Provides support to connect families to long term
- Develops safety plan including proactive and reactive
strategies for managing identified crisis triggers and context.
- Facilitates individualized plan development
based on youth and family vision, needs and strengths to address crisis
behaviors using strengths-based strategies.
- Provides immediate therapeutic mobile response
services to children and youth in Rutland County on a 24/7-hour basis.
- Provide family stabilization support.
- Connect families and children with WRAP around
- As appropriate, assist clinician with clinical assessment
resulting in the identification of the individual's mental health service
needs and recommendations for service delivery.
- Family identifying services - then planned
follow up work
- Provide supportive counseling and skills
building to families and children.
- Prevents inappropriate psychiatric
hospitalization or re-hospitalization.
- Apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
- May transport clients to appointments or linkages as
- Provide culturally appropriate,
competent and individualized linkage plans in accordance with each
client's age, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity,
religious beliefs and culture.
- Work cooperatively with other members of the
- Maintain positive
and mutually respectful relationships with other human service providers,
agencies, health care vendors, and the community.
- Maintain compliance
at all times with clinical documentation, timelines and agency policies
and procedures including meeting required timeframes for documentation and
- Report to assigned
supervisor and actively seek consultation whenever necessary or requested
- Attend required
staff, supervision, trainings and in-service meetings.
compliance with confidentiality policies and procedures at all times.
Qualifications and Competencies:
- Bachelor's degree in psychology, human services,
social work or related field required. Equivalent experience may be considered.
- Possess 1-2 years combination of mental health
work experience and training to perform principle responsibilities preferred.
- Must have a valid driver's license, reliable
transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or
above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
- Knowledge of services, systems, and programs
available in the community including primary health care, support services,
eligibility criteria and intake processes, generic community resources, and
mental health, and substance use treatment programs.
- Working knowledge of mental illness and
substance use disorders including clinical and developmental issues.
- Demonstrated ability to interview and assess
clients using appropriate assessment tools; observe, record and report on an
individual's functioning. Proficient with the treatment planning process and
major components of a treatment plan.
- Knowledge of treatment modalities and intervention
techniques, such as behavior management, independent living skills training,
supportive counseling, family education, crisis intervention, discharge planning,
and service coordination.
- Understanding of the use of medications in the
care or treatment of the population served.
- Knowledge of all applicable federal and state
laws, regulations, and local ordinances.
- Effective communication skills, verbally and in
writing, and able to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to work with team members, maintaining
effective inter- and intra-agency working relationships.
- Ability to work independently, performing
position duties under general supervision.
- Ability to engage and sustain ongoing
relationships with individuals receiving services.
- Successful completion of a criminal history
background check after hire.
Community Care Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer