Case Worker-Youth-(Master's Degree) in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $17.43

This position serves Warren County



The Children’s Integrated Health Specialist is a mental health professional who is based in the community. This individual serves as a liaison between children/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services, depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family.

Core Responsibilities:
• Care Coordination 60%
- Serves as a Specialist to systems’ staff, providing information on a wide range of mental health topics.
- Provide Clinical Therapeutic Targeted Case Management (TCM) and Community Support Services which includes, but is not limited to, monitoring and linking of services identified as determining the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences of the child and family (DMH). Provide clinical support to the individual child and family to help them cope with stressors related to serious emotional disturbance. (DFS-Psych Diversion)
- Actively collaborate with other systems’ staff regarding assigned individuals and their families, participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family.
- Monitor child/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according the child’s individual treatment plan.
- Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of children.
- Provide holistic, person-centered, strengths-based care based on the Eight
Dimensions of Wellness.
- Function as a member of an integrated health team, serving as the liaison
among providers involved in the client’s/family’s life.
- Actively work to build and foster an integrated care team around the
- Assist client/family in pursuing client-directed goals related to the Eight
Dimensions of Wellness.
- Use motivational interviewing techniques and stage-matched interventions
to assist client in goal achievement and recovery.

Direct Clinical Services 25%
- Collaborate with families and systems to develop Individualized Child and
Family Plans.
- Provide crisis intervention and critical incident stress management
- Provide parenting education. (Family System Model)
- Maintain contact with children who are hospitalized/respite/residential and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts.
- Provide anger management skill builder.
- Provide communication skill builder.
- Consistently meet 100% productivity.
- Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member.

Documentation 10%
- Timely
- Accurate
- Complete
- Maintain agreed upon level of productivity.
- Complete all mandatory documentation to monitor client’s progress
towards achievement of individual treatment plan goals.

Other Responsibilities 5%
- Transportation of clients as needed.
- Regular attendance (except as excused).
- Attend all training as required by Crider Health Center, Accreditors and Funders.
- Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.



Job Requirements


• A mental health professional as defined in 9CSR30-4.030 or;
• An individual with a master’s degree in a related field as recognized by the US Department of Education.
• A valid driver’s license.
• Commitment to Service Excellence
• Commitment to Personal Excellence
• Team Oriented and Values Diversity


The Children’s Integrated Health Specialist receives supervision from their Area Program Manager or Child and Family Supervisor/Team Leader.