Behavioral Health Youth Case Manager

Application Deadline: 2023-12-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Why Sheboygan County?
It is our imperative to remain an inclusive workplace. Sheboygan County is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a culturally diverse workforce that represents our community. Sheboygan County Health and Human Services also strives to be a trauma informed organization which fully realizes the prevalence of trauma, recognizes the effects of trauma, and responds with trauma informed policies and practices, and we are looking for staff who will help us champion this journey.

Becoming a member of our growing team also means that YOU become our top priority. You will not only enjoy a dynamic work environment but a variety of perks including but not limited to the following:

Generous benefits package and access to our free InHealth Clinic
Time off: 15 vacation days, sick time and 10 paid holidays
Other perks: Referral program, Wisconsin Retirement System, education discount, and much more
Telecommuting arrangements may be made upon successful completion of the 6-month introductory period

Essential Duties
Responsible for planning, providing, arranging, and monitoring services to consumers participating in Comprehensive Community Services (CCS), Coordinated Services Team (CST) program, and to consumers who are dually enrolled in Childers’s Long Term Care Services. (CLTS) under the close supervision of the Division of Community Programs Program Supervisor.

Essential Duties:
Performs clinical assessments including initial intake and yearly reviews.
Develops, directs and implements treatment plans, interventions, and crisis plans using a trauma-informed and person-centered approach. Ensures that the member receives culturally, linguistically, and age-appropriate services in an appropriate and timely manner. Provides information, outreach, and assistance to youth and their families. Refers consumer to contracted services and monitors to ensure the consumer can achieve the highest level of independent functioning.

Provides individual and family psychoeducation and individual skill development in
community-based and home settings.

Encourages natural support investment and participation in recovery concepts and processes. Interfaces with healthcare providers and other social service agencies to coordinate services. Assists families with transition to adult services and connect them to resources related to needs.

Functions as part of treatment teams/multi-disciplinary teams to ensure continuity of care.

Communicates effectively through verbal, non-verbal, and written communications.

Continually seeks to improve skills and demonstrates a high level of self-direction.

Maintain accurate and timely documentation in the form of assessments, treatment plans,
progress notes, etc. as required by agency policy and State statute requirements including
the authorizing and distribution of funds when warranted.

Attends and participates in agency staffing and in-service.

Participates in one on one, side by side, and group supervision. Other duties as assigned,
including serving in a coverage role for other department staff.

Applications will be accepted until filled.

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and 1,000 hours of supervised post- degree clinical experience serving individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, or a bachelor’s degree in a field other than behavioral science with 2,000 hours of supervised post degree clinical experience serving persons with severe and persistent mental illness preferred.

Knowledge and understanding of federal laws, State statutes, and administrative rules
which regulate the services to be provided.

Knowledge and understanding of the programs, funds and services available.

Knowledge of and sensitivity to social problems, cultural diversity, human growth and development, and individual and family functioning.

Ability to coordinate activities and functions that cross unit and departmental lines and involve other county and community agencies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, superiors, community partners, and the public at large.

Ability to relate to people and to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability to exercise sound judgment in confrontational and stressful situations.

Ability to follow instructions, to complete tasks, and to work closely with the supervisor and others.

Must have unlimited access to a car, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and the ability to efficiently travel in and out of county, as needed.

Work Environment & Physical Requirements

Working Relationships

Frequent contact with supervisor, co-workers, consumers, State and County personnel, other authorities, community partners, and members of the public.

May occasionally deal with aggressive or violent individuals.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a variety of home, community based and office settings and involves travel. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and a combination of sitting and standing postures may be required. Ability to minimally work 8 hours per day and 40 hours per week is required.

Must be able to operate and be conversant with office equipment including phone, computer, facsimile, calculator, printer and photocopier. Familiarity and capacity to work
with various software applications and keyboarding proficiency are essential.

Deadline Note: