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Case Manager

Company: Hope
Location: Rockford
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

ICPN is seeking an entry level case manager for our Rockford, IL location. ICPN is looking for a motivated, hand-on professional who is eager to learn, problem solve, and likes being out in the field. ABOUT ICPN: Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is a collaborative partnership between Trinity Services and Hope, grant funded by Illinois Department of Human Services - Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHS-DDD). ICPN - Support Services Teams (SST) provides assistance on a statewide basis. Referrals to ICPN are generated by DHS-DDD to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, many of whom are dually diagnosed with a mental health concern, who are experiencing complex behavioral or medical challenges. ICPN provides community-based services and supports to the children and adults who are referred, as well as their families, provider agencies, schools, places of employment, and community day service programs. The mission is to move from crisis management to crisis prevention for children and adults experiencing behavioral, mental health, and/or medical challenges; their families; and their service providers, We also promote opportunities for people to flourish and experience meaning and accomplishment in their lives. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from accredited university program including psychology, social work, counseling, or a related human service field. RECENT GRADUATES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Preferred but not required - Specialized knowledge and experience in working with adults and/or children with intellectual/developmental disabilities -OR- experience in the mental health sector Experience or desire to learn how to complete assessments, data collection, and treatment planning Requires ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner with all involved entities including service providers Ability to interact effectively on a multidisciplinary team with community providersAbility to complete onsite observation requiring a flexible schedule STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE: The case manager will work on a diverse, multidisciplinary team in providing evidence-based practices to help children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities live their best lives. This diversity enables the teams to develop and implement personalized recommendations and treatment plans to address each person's needs. ICPN teams work to support this population by creating individualized treatment plans that emphasize behavioral supports, individual therapy, psychoeducation, pharmacy/medical consultation, and resource development. This entry level position with work with more experienced teammates. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Ensures the completion of the intake assessment utilizing the Standardized Intake Tool within the specified time frames, completes weekly case notes/updates, closing forms and other documents required In conjunction with the teammates, schedules and attends daily observations while out in the field in family homes and/or community providers. In conjunction with a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst or clinician, conducts on-site observations, completed assessment, collects data, and engages in a full spectrum of treatment planningParticipates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings, program staff and clinical meetings in support of the individual in crisis and their clinical/medical needs.In addition, participates in on-going training to ensure he/she is appropriately implementing the system of care processes and proceduresUnder the guidance and direction of the Director, collates and inputs quality data concerning adherence to the contract requirements, individual, family and provider satisfaction survey information. In addition, will input individual specific data regarding response to behavior intervention, baseline data, etc.May assist in organizing and completing follow up surveys and providing summary reports on the clinical outcomes established for the ICPN.Assumes responsibilities as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of clients as outlined in the agency's policies and procedures.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. OTHER RESPONSIBILITES:Ongoing professional development: participating in continuing education and professional development by attending workshops and conferences, maintaining active memberships in professional organizations, publishing research and/or making presentations to other professionals.Establish personal goals for professional growth; participate actively in problem-solving; provide solution oriented and proactive recommendations; maintain effective and respectful interactions; communicate clearly and effectively; practice in accord with ethical standards.Maintain compliance with all applicable DCFS & DHS regulations and licensure requirements.Assumes responsibility as a mandated reporter of incidents or purported abuse/neglect of individuals served as outlined by the agency's policies and procedures.Performs other duties as required or assigned. Benefits to working with ICPNFull time benefits401KNo weekend hours or on-callsTuition Reimbursement after 1 yearNo insurance billingDiverse working environment Part of a collaborate team PI179512124

Keywords: Hope, Rockford , Case Manager, Executive , Rockford, Illinois

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