The Case Manager reports to the Division Manager and clinical functions are under the leadership of the Team Leader. The Case Manager will provide case management services for identified clients being served by the Agency and who are referred through the Mental Health Court. Services are provided in the Agency, the courts, residential settings, and on an Outreach basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
A. Assess client needs, strengths and gaps in services and identify resources to meet the needs.
B. Coordinate the consumers probation with the Mental Health Court.
C. Participate in all required Mental Health Court meetings, planning sessions.
D. Link client to needed services and coordinate service delivery.
E. Convene and/or participate in the planning team to develop a single plan of service.
F. Assess clients quarterly based on the Individual Plan of Service in collaboration with the Mental Health Court, probation officer, CCIH clinical team members, and provide a written Status Report.
G. Advocate for the client in the Community.
H. Monitor the implementation of the Individual Plan of Service.
I. Participate in Quality Improvement monitoring and evaluation activities.
J. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director or Program Director.
K. Participate in a multi-disciplinary approach in deterring the ex-offender from becoming a recidivist.
L. Provide 1200 direct consumer contact hours and/or coordination with the mental health court per year.
Qualifications and Skills
• Ability to communicate and relate effectively to a wide range of professional disciplines
• Ability to communicate effectively with the court and jail system
• Ability to establish relationships and deal with a wide range of mentally ill clients with multiple needs.
• Ability to maintain accurate clinical and statistical records.
• Knowledge of the principles and techniques used in provisions of case management services to mentally disabled adults.
• Knowledge of the principles and best practices of the provision of services to consumers involved in the criminal justice system.
• Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other members of the mental health team.
• Ability to communicate and consult effectively with relevant human services staff in other agencies.
• Willingness to provide case management in the field and to respond to emergency situations.
• Ability to be innovative and flexible in carrying out case management and other duties.
• Motivated to participate in staff growth and development activities.
• Possession of own vehicle with certificate of current insurance. Must possess current Michigan Chauffeur’s Driver’s License. Demonstrate ability to follow State of Michigan driving laws, indicated by an insurable driving record.
• Must be computer literate to key in ALL case management data.
• Ability to demonstrate an awareness of culturally diverse clientele.
Education / Experience
• Licensing or certification as a LBSW or LLMSW.
• Completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in preferred or Social Work or other human service field.
• At least two years of related criminal justice and/or mental health experience for individuals with a Master’s degree. Five years experience for those with a Bachelor’s.
• State License preferred. Case Managers who do not have at least two years of related experience and/or do not possess a State License must:
• Receive 40 hours of case management training in the first two weeks of employment.
• Receive an additional 20 hours of case management training prior to the completion of their probationary period.
• Commit to at least one year of employment with CCIH.
• Must obtain State of Michigan License when eligible.
Credentialing / licensure
SUBMIT RESUMES TO: T. Conte Human Resources
Central City Integrated Health
17950 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48203
FAX NUMBER: (313) 826-0567