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Children's Case Manager Kennebec County Area

at UCP of Maine in Waterville, Maine, United States

Job Description

UCP of Maine is expanding to Kennebec County. Join our Children’s Case Management Team Today! 

Our Children’s Case Managers provide both care coordination and case management to child/client (and family members, as appropriate) with a focus on person-centered plans of care. This role facilitates access to appropriate resources and develops treatment plans specific to the child’s needs. Care coordination is provided under the guidelines of the Behavioral Health Home model and regulations, and case management is provided under Section 13 guidelines and regulations.

We offer both office-based and at-home work opportunities for our team.  The primary UCP office location for this position will be in the Waterville area.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct outreach and engagement with child and family.
  • Identify specific resources cited in the plan of care.
  • Facilitate referrals for child as appropriate.
  • Advocate for child as necessary for access to needed services and supports.
  • Coordinate care and services with other providers and supports.
  • In collaboration with Nurse Care Manager, follow up after child hospitalization, use of crisis services, or out of home placement.
  • Provide information, consultation, and problem solving supports to the child and/or family, as appropriate.
  • Assist child and family with system navigation, providing advocacy and/or training in self-advocacy techniques.
  • Observe, document, and evaluate individual plans and behavior management programs being implemented.
  • Meet with each child and child’s Team at least twice monthly.
  • Have contact with each child’s school/vocational program representative monthly.
  • Meet with families, guardians, caseworkers, as needed.
  • Develop and implement an objective data-keeping procedure for each child.
  • Develop, implement, monitor and assess programs for each child as set forth by the child’s Treatment Team.
  • Review records on each child’s progress, and complete a weekly progress report and contact summaries to be filed in the child’s Individual Record.
  • Modify objectives and methodology in individual plans and/or behavior management programs.
  • Convene and facilitate the child’s Individual Service Plan Meetings (annual, quarterly, special circumstance, pre and post placement) in a timely manner for review and the development of an updated Individual Service Plan.
  • Make program recommendations to the child’s Treatment Team based on assessment of the child’s progress on the Individual Service Plan.

Job Details

Company

UCP of Maine

Location

TBD
Waterville, Maine 04901
United States

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Job Posting: 566580

Posted On: Jun 10, 2021

Updated On: Jul 22, 2021