Care Coordinator II Opportunity|
Job Location: San Jose,CA
Requisition Number: 928
Job Title: Care Coordinator II
Area of Interest: Client Services
City: San Jose
State / Province: California
Position Type: Full-time - Regular
Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - **BILINGUAL SPANISH CLINICIANS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY - SPECIAL PAY DIFFERENTIAL**
MS in child counseling, development or psychology, social services or vocational counseling or related social science field required, plus two (2) years direct service experience with socially and emotionally (SED) clients, at least one (1) year of which must be experience with children and adolescents.
One (1) year supervisory experience in an outpatient setting.
1. Ability to relate to children with emotional disturbances and their families
2. Ability to drive to and from client’s homes in personal vehicle
3. Ability to perform clear and concise documentation
4. Knowledge of community resources, especially related to the mental health, education, Medical, and social services fields, is preferred
License or Certification
1. Registration as a MFT Intern or ASW with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), or Psychological Assistant (PA) with the Board of Psychology
2. Valid California Driver's License and automobile insurance
1. Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously emotionally disturbed children or adolescents as well as parents, foster parents, caregivers, schools, other staff, physicians, county agencies, other health care and social services providers and the public.
2. Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment
3. Demonstrated leadership, organization and management skills.
4. Demonstrated ability to visually and audibly evaluate the behavior and needs of potential admissions to the program.
5. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of community services and county agencies preferred.
This position has primary responsibility for wraparound services, including engagement, assessment, Child and Family Team formation and implementation, development of the Plan of Care and budget, and case management services to adolescents and their families. When indicated as a need by the family, the Care Coordinator provides mental health services and other services to clients. He or she acts as liaison with external agencies and convenes the Child and Family Team with the Child, Family Specialist and Parent Partner. The Team may include family members, County representatives, the client, and others selected by the family. He or she requests and coordinates the delivery of other wraparound services from Starlight Partners staff. He or she documents services, bills for mental health services, and completes tracking and outcomes information and reports. He or she will work closely with and will be responsible for providing direction to a Child and Family Specialist.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
**BILINGUAL SPANISH CLINICIANS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY - SPECIAL PAY DIFFERENTIAL**
1. Assumes primary facilitative role for wraparound services for assigned families.
1. Conducts initial and ongoing assessments of the client and family to identify strengths and needs.
2. Develops, in collaboration with the Child and Family team, plans of care.
3. Facilitates Child and Family team meetings. Organizes these meetings in collaboration with the Center Coordinator.
4. Provides mental health services, including assessment, plan development, individual and family therapy, and collateral, to clients and their families, as deemed necessary and appropriate through the assessment process and in collaboration with the Child and Family team. Ensures appropriate documentation and billing of services.
5. Guides services provided by the Family Specialists and Parent Partners through the Child and Family team meeting process.
In 1988, we began with three intensive, facility-based programs — Star View Adolescent Center, Oasis Rehabilitation Center, and Starlight Rehabilitation Center. We developed each program in partnership with Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Santa Clara Counties to serve children, adolescents, and adults with serious emotional disorders in their respective communities.
In the early 1990's, we began offering an array of in-home and school-based services to support clients in transitioning from our facilities back into their communities. We now serve thousands of clients in community-based programs provided in homes, on school campuses and in partnership with other local agencies — including full service partnerships and other support services that are funded by the Mental Health Services Act.
Today we offer a full continuum of community- and facility-based programs, as well as special education in public and nonpublic schools. We deliver a complete array of therapeutic services — including outpatient, Day Treatment Intensive, and acute and subacute inpatient treatment — all of which are grounded in clinically sound, best practices. We provide our services through contracts with county mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice departments, as well as with public school districts.
We employ more than 1,000 behavioral health workers including psychiatrists, psychologists and medical doctors, social workers, nurses, rehab therapists, counselors, teachers, aides, and a range of paraprofessional staff.
We help several thousand children and families each year.
We offer over 30 specialized public mental health programs and a wide array of community-based support services in the following counties:
Los Angeles County
San Bernardino County
Santa Clara County
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