Description The Case Manager I for THP+ provides intensive case management services for emancipated former foster youth ages 18-25. Services provided center primarily around strengthening independent living skills and housing permanency along with career and education development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Intake and assessment services. • Assist participants in finding and maintaining permanent housing. • Provide community based case management services to youth in program. • Assist youth in skill-building including independent living skills and parenting skills as applicable. • Assist youth with developing educational and vocational plans. • Assist youth with child care arrangements; have regular communication with child care providers and parenting instructors. • Provide referral assistance to legal services, health services, drug and alcohol services and mental health services. • Assist youth in developing and implementing an "Individualized Program Plan" to meet long-term housing and independent living needs. • Utilize community resources to meet needs of youth in the program. • Maintain statistical data and complete reports as appropriate. • Follow agency protocols and procedures regarding accounting and financial requests • Attend agency and other program meetings as appropriate. • Must be able to communicate effectively, get along with coworkers and management and deal effectively and professionally under pressure. • Monitor Clients housing conditions (residence) to ensure safety and/or cleanliness issues are addressed in a timely manner. • Ensure cleanliness and tidiness at THP+ office sites. Report maintenance issues to manager or Facilities Manager immediately. • Ensure that any BWC vehicles used are kept tidy and that any maintenance or safety issues are reported to the Facilities Manager immediately. • Regular attendance is a requirement of the position. • Work with outside agencies to ensure quality of care for youth and their children. • Participate in agency Program Quality Improvement Activities and Initiatives • Participate in agency Safety initiatives and proactively report safety issues to management immediately. • Other duties may be assigned.
Skills Bachelor's degree (B.A. B.S.) from four-year college or university (preferably in Behavioral Sciences); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with culturally diverse youth required. Valid CA drivers license with access to a personal vehicle with current Ins. Fingerprinting, TB test. CPR/First Aid required (or complete within 30 days of hire).
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