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Promote positive change in the lives of children and families and experience southeast Alaska!
This position is responsible for coordinating individualized support services for children experiencing severe emotional disturbances and their families. The Children's Mental Health Case Manger is the main hub of information for a client, the staff working with them, and the external collaborators. In collaboration with a Child and Family Therapist, this position provides supervision and leadership for direct service staff that work in the schools and community.
For a short video about the services that the Case Manager supervises:
WHO WE ARE
Community Connections is a non-profit human services organization serving island communities in southeastern Alaska. To learn more about our range of services and core values visit https://comconnections.org/ .
LIFE IN CRAIG, ALASKA
Craig is a friendly small town on Prince of Wales Island (population: 5560) that is home for many artisans, anglers and outdoor lovers. Hiking, biking, boating, fishing, hunting: the opportunities for outdoor recreation abound. Craig is on an island – larger cities like Juneau, Anchorage, and Fairbanks are all a plane ride away.
Prince of Wales Island is America’s 3rd largest island! Discover things to do and things to see on https://discoverpowisland.com/.
There are lots of things to do on Prince of Wales Island. Visit the TravelAlaska website to learn more:https://www.travelalaska.com/Destinations/Communities/Prince%20of%20Wales%20Island.aspx?tab=1.
Read through the 2020 Prince of Wales Island Guide: https://57e02aaa-dd62-40ef-8766-a795aa83ddf8.filesusr.com/ugd/a8e417_496a2db3c3b446cca4033dce18ba29d2.pdf
- Two years of post-secondary training in the human service field and two years’ experience working with youth and/or their families experiencing mental health conditions. Supervisory and/or work experience in mental health services may be substituted for post-secondary training
One year of experience in creating professional and compliant documentation
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under agency guidelines and state regulations.
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: psychology, social work, guidance & counseling, education or other human service area and one year experience working with community-based children’s mental health services. Supervisory experience is also preferred.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Perform supervisory functions: interview, provide ongoing training and support, conduct performance reviews, initiate staff recognition, and address performance issues and concerns;
Provide direct service to clients and models excellent client and family interventions and engagement;
Completes documentation of service provision and ensures client documentation including but not limited to note templates and treatment plans are maintained, updated and renewed;
Coordinates the wrap-a-round process and team meetings through effective communication, supports and encouragement with internal and external team members;
Manages the scheduling of both staff and clients to balance the competing and complex needs of clients, staff, and schools;
Implements and monitors individual service plans for clients by gathering team feedback, arranging for supportive services, and collaborating with staff, parents and external treatment team members to ensure high quality interventions;
Ensure timely and accurate submittal of documentation including time sheets and service notes from staff; track staff requirements and follow up on missing documentation.