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The Brien Center Outreach Case Manager/Direct Care Specia in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Outreach Case Manager/Direct Care Specialist **Bachelor\'s Degree results on higher wage** Essential Job Functions I. Direct Care: Case management of assigned caseload Coordination and collaboration with youths, families, residential treatment providers, clinicians and other providers regarding treatment plan development, strategies for intervention and implementation Implement treatment plan and treatment strategies Outreach to child/family/collateral/clinical/residential contacts that comprise the youth\'s team, i.e. school, court, home, residential programs and other community agencies, etc. Encourage and assist youths with enhancing natural supports and developing community connections Supervise youths in after school programs, extra curricular and other community based activities as needed Assist youths in attending treatment and services at the Brien Center and other relevant agencies as stated in youth\'s treatment plan Participate in treatment meetings for youths on assigned caseload Advocate for youths and youth\'s voice and choice Provide transportation to family visits, meetings, appointments, activities, etc. to facilitate implementation of treatment plan II. Administrative Duties: Complete all paperwork in a timely manner Participate in all relevant staff meetings, supervision and required trainings Update supervisor on collateral contacts on a regular basis Complete all tasks assigned which impact the organized functioning of the program Other Responsibilities Provide atmosphere conducive to enhancing mental health and recovery in keeping with human rights of youth Represent the agency in a professional manner at all times Report any incident(s) regarding accidents, injuries and unusual events to program supervisor Flexibly respond to program scheduling needs and assist other programs when assigned Availability required for on-call rotation Provide transportation when necessary to facilitate treatment plan Other duties as assigned by supervisor Qualifications High School or equivalency required; Bachelor\'s in human services-related field strongly preferred 2 years experience working in case-management and/or with children/adolescents and families required Knowledge of WRAP curriculum preferred CPR, First Aid and MAP Certified, or obtain CPR, First Aid and MAP certification within first 3 months of employment Skills Knowledge of community resources Working knowledge of computers Other Requirements Able to respond flexibly to program scheduling needs Support and maintain the principles and policies of the Brien Center Maintain ethical and professional standards and boundaries Represent the agency in a professional manner in all community contacts Demonstrate commitment to the Agency\'s mission and community mental health principles Valid drivers license and ability to pass Driver\'s License check Ability to pass Criminal Offense Record Inquiry (CORI) and DEEC Background Check Able to use personal vehicle for business use For a full job description, please visit: