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Gandara Mental Health Center Case Manager | Family Support in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Case Manager \| Family Support and Stabilization Job Category: Operations -Community Service Requisition Number: CASEM002239 Full-Time Pittsfield, MA 01201, USA Job Details Description Why Work for Gandara: Explore the career pathways in Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Recovery, Community Based Clinical services, Adolescent and Family services, Adult Residential, Maintenance and Administration! Whether that is in an entry level or leadership role, Gandara will provide the tools and resources to better enhance your career growth. The opportunities are presented with the ability to transition your skills and experience in meeting the organizations mission. There is grand landscape of opportunities that supports the community we serve, so Join the G?ndara team today! Benefits: Retirement Plan 403(b) Health, Dental, Vision, Pet and Life Insurance Paid vacations Paid holidays 8 discretionary days Mileage Reimbursement Job Title: Case manager \| \$1,000 Sign-On Bonus Work Location: Pittsfield, MA *Bilingual Candidates Encouraged to Apply *EOE M/F/D/V *Union/Non-Union Job Summary: We are looking for a Clinical Case Manager/Parent Support Staff to assist families and youth in developing skills and supports that promote family cohesion and safe and successful community living. Work with a team of Masters Level clinicians and Department of Children & Families [DMH/DCF] personnel. Duties Outreach and engagement of youth and families Support the Clinician with a comprehensive intake assessment that builds from a family\'s perception of its most salient concerns and identification of its strengths. desires and needs to support youth\'s continued tenure and participation in the community. Support the Clinician with psycho-education for the youth and his/her family about serious emotional disturbance and manifestations of psychiatric disorders and treatment. Provide family treatment and support interventions that are designed to teach skills and competencies that assist the youth and family to overcome challenges posed by behaviors associated with the youth\'s condition and associated stresses on the family Requirements Bachelor\'s Degree in a human service field is preferred. Understanding/willingness to be part of a program that supports youth and families 24 hours per day, 365 days a year. Must have a valid driver?s license and availability of vehicles to support Program needs. Those who are Bilingual (English + Spanish) or Bicultural are encouraged to apply, but not required. At a minimum, the Case Manager/Parent Support Staff must have the following experience: At least six (6) months experience: Working with the target population; or navigating and of the child and family-serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family-serving systems. The Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.