Intensive In-Home Clinical Therapist

    Green Lake County
    Green lake, WI
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $30.15 - $54.17

    Job Description

    SUMMARY:

    To provide strength and community-based intensive in-home clinical services, case management and service facilitation to children and families, covering a wide range of behavioral health, developmental and physical disabilities which will enable the families to remain intact.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Approximately 40% of the time is spent providing targeted case management (TCM), in-home therapy and coordination of services for children and their families in the Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice system. This includes intake and performing functional screens, assessment, care planning and service arranging, providing clinical case management services and crisis stabilization, and advocating on behalf of the participant to secure the resources needed to obtain the services identified in care planning, and ongoing monitoring.
    • Approximately 50% of the time is spent is spent providing case management and coordination of services for individuals and families in the county's CCS (Coordinated Community Services)     This includes performing functional screens, assessments and determining areas of service needs, development of treatment plans/recovery plans, providing supportive counseling, education, and assisting in areas of need are also required for the position. The applicant will be setting up and facilitating team meeting and ensure the individualized treatment/recovery plans and service delivery for each individual is coordinated, monitored, and designed to support the individual in a manner that supports the consumer to achieve the highest possible level of independent functioning.
    • This time also includes being a Team Leader or Team Member providing mental health services either in the office or in-home. The applicant will be expected to follow legal, organizational and contractual requirements, laws and policies, prepare, complete and submit required items by due dates and required timelines, establish and maintain good communication, collaboration, and cooperation with all stakeholders, and perform other duties as assigned.
    • Approximately 5% of the time is spent maintaining behavioral health charts. This would include completing necessary forms, (i.e., release of information, insurance claims, scheduling appointments, etc.).
    • The remaining time is spent attending and participating in staffing's, in-services, supervision and trainings.
    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Basic everyday living skills
    • The ability to understand, follow and provide directions
    • Reading, writing (reports, case notes) is necessary
    • Comprehensive knowledge and skills of person centered approaches
    • The ability to work in and with individual/family teams
    • Understand the needs of individuals with mental illness, developmental and physical disabilities.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the principals and practices of person centered care
    • Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with staff, community professionals, agencies and the general public.
    • Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver's License and access to an insured vehicle.
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.

    EXPERIENCE / JOB KNOWLEDGE: Licensed or licensable as an "Independent Clinical Social Worker" or equivalent with 1 -2 years of experience. Must meet the criteria for billing medical assistance, Comprehensive Community Services and/or Crisis.

    A willingness to learn and grow professionally.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Over 75% of the time is spent hearing (listening), talking and sitting. 25% of the time is spent participating in activities using low handling skills and medium fingering skills.

    Management's assignment of essential functions is not designed to limit the manner in which duties may be accomplished. Management shall comply with all applicable workplace laws and shall communicate with any employee with a disability to determine the availability of a reasonable accommodation(s) to allow the employee to perform the essential functions of the job.

    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:   Over 75% of work done is inside. In unusual situations, there may be exposure to noxious odors and a threat of physical attack or injury from clientele.

    This is a public service position, and employee is required to be courteous, cooperative and respectful at all times with the public and clients; also establishes and maintains a courteous and cooperative and respectful working relationship with other employees, supervisors and public officials.

    This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, working conditions and needed skills. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or modify the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The county retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from, any section of this document as it deems, in its' judgment, to be proper.

    Green Lake County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Green Lake County complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Green Lake County has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

    Authorization & Acknowledgment for Employment with Green Lake County

    By submitting an application, you certify that the answers given by you in the application are true and correct without omissions of any kind. You understand that any misleading or incorrect statements may render the application void. If you become employed by Green Lake County, and it is subsequently discovered that any answer given by you is incomplete, misleading, or incorrect, you may be terminated from employment. You agree that Green Lake County shall not be held liable in any respect if your employment is terminated because of false, incomplete, or misleading statements, answers, or omissions made by you in the application.

    You also authorize pertinent companies, schools, agencies, municipalities, or persons to provide Green Lake County any information requested regarding your employment, character, experience and qualifications, and/or suitability for employment with Green Lake County, including a check of your fingerprints and police record for the suitability for hire. You hereby forever release, discharge, and covenant not to sue any person or organization for any result of providing, obtaining, or acting upon such information. You understand that such information is sought with confidentiality and will not be released to you in any form whatsoever.

    In addition, a copy of application and this authorization is as valid as the original and should be recognized as such.

    You further understand that you must undergo a physical examination, including substance abuse screening, prior to an appointment to a position with Green Lake County. Refusal to participate will result in the rejection of your application.

    Green Lake County provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to membership in a protected classification.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Green Lake County Human Resources Coordinator at 920-294-4166.

    Posting ID: 558346698Posted: 2020-05-22