JobID 1445 : Internship- Extended Day Treatment Program New Britain (#331402)

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Job Description: Case Manager I/II – Extended Day Treatment

Job Title:  Internship Child & Family Services

 Extended Day Treatment (EDT)

 

Reports to:

Clinician III - EDT

Department:

Intensive Services/ Child and Family Services

Program: CAP

Extended Day Treatment (EDT)

Job Code:

CASMGR1

Job Grade: NA

Intern

Titles Reporting Into:

CLINICIAN III

FLSA Exemption:

Exempt

X Non-Exempt

Work Location:

125 Whiting Street  New Britain, CT

EEO Category:

Service Workers (9A)

Summary:

Serves as an active member of a multidisciplinary team that provides assistance and support to facilitate client’s behavioral, emotional and social development and learning within an intensive therapeutic milieu setting.

Essential Responsibilities and Target Outcomes:

Assists clinician in the development and daily execution of therapeutic activities that meet the clinical objectives of each child in the group.

Utilizes effective behavior management skills to de-escalate crisis situations and minimize harm or injury to clients and staff to ensure a safe environment for all program participants.

Closely monitors location and activities of clients to further minimize risk.

Provides case management services, such as arranging transportation, communicating with schools, pediatricians, DCF, juvenile court and other social service agencies. Provide or monitor transportation to children as needed.

Maintains accurate documentation, and submits within program and funder timeframes.

Maintains appropriate caseload as determined by CMHA and funder.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Principal Customers:

Clients referred by DCF, Parents, Schools, Court System, Pediatricians, other programs within CMHA and other social service agencies.

Critical Work Relationships:

Director, Coordinator Intensive Services, Program Clinicians and psychiatrist, DCF, Juvenile Court, Schools, Pediatrician, other programs within CMHA and other Social Service Agencies as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in behavioral health such as social work, human services, counseling or related area required.

Credentials and Licenses:

- Valid CT driver’s license 
- Certified in PMT (or must pass PMT training within three months of hire), First Aid and CPR
- Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English)