|Title:||Case Manager I/Community Living Support (CLS)|
|Location:||San Angelo, Texas
The employee provides Community Living Support (CLS) skills training practice to children and families participating in the Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver. The employee works in collaboration with Waiver participants and families towards the fulfillment of unmet underlying needs specifically: community inclusion and maintain stability in the home environment. The employee will provide practice in skills related to activities of daily living and socialization. They will work to reinforce skills or lessons taught in school, therapy, or other settings. This practice may include: basic education about the nature of the mental illness, the importance of consistent self-administration of medication as prescribed, and/or basic parenting skills. The employee will assist individuals and families in gaining access to medical, social, educational and other appropriate services that will help the child achieve a quality of life and level of care acceptable to the family. This employee will also provide crisis prevention, intervention, and management services to include location and coordinating services and supports to prevent or manage a crisis. They will serve as an active member of the child family team (LOC YES) unless deemed unnecessary by the child family team itself.
ADDENDUM: The employee will provide traditional skills training to individuals within the MHMRCV catchment area
EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in a Center approved Human Services field. Bachelor or advanced Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field including psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, and education.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Undergraduate degree in any of the disciplines listed above, at least 1 or more years working with families and children, experience/knowledge of mental illness and treatments for improving mental health, knowledge of community support service agencies as well as knowledge of the community.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable on the Center’s insurance policy. Additionally, no more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years. Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional-CS.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Willing to work in an accountable system where goals for performance are established and measured and being held accountable for meeting or exceeding those established goals. Ability to perform tasks requiring attention to detail. Ability to work with special population. Ability to type accurately. Ability to communicate effectively with professional clinical staff. Demonstrated organizational skills. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Computer literate. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
|Hours:||Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Some late afternoons will be needed)|
|Benefits:||Center pays 100% of employee's health, dental and life insurance. Center contributions to retirement plan. Paid vacation, holidays, sick and employee choice days.|
|Address:||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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