Children's Community Support Specialist in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $15.38-$17.31

POSITION PURPOSE:

To provide case management and community psychiatric rehabilitation services to children who meet the SED (Seriously Emotionally Disturbed) criteria in order to facilitate and maintain an individual’s ongoing community adjustment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1) Provide direct and/or indirect clinical, medically necessary services to the assigned consumer caseload and their families determining the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences of the child and family. 

2) Complete of all required documentation, according to agency policy, which includes but is not limited to: Assessment/Intake Report, Daily Progress Notes, Individualized Treatment Plans, and Treatment Plan Reviews.

3) Participation in and coordination with the child and family interagency team members on an ongoing basis to advocate for the Mental Health needs of child/family.

4) Assist the family with accessing, locating and arranging services and resources to assist in achieving their goals.

5) Provide holistic, person-centered, strengths based care based on the Eight Dimensions of Wellness.

6)  Use Motivational Interviewing techniques and stage matched goals related to the Eight Dimensions of Wellness.

7) Provide educational information to parents and/or consumer regarding areas of concern.

8) Monitor treatment plan delivery to consistently reassess the child’s status, service choices available, overall community functioning, strengths, needs and process towards goals.

9) Develop and implementation of a crisis intervention plan with the family.

10) Other duties as assigned.         

Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.  

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

• 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

Supervision

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