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Jj Case Manager

Company: Eckerd Connects
Location: Arlington
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.Eckerd Connects' Girls Short-Term Juvenile Justice Residential Program is a gender responsive, complete rehabilitative experience delivered in 4 to 6 months for girls ages 13-17. This 20-bed program is for girls who are referred by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJ). During the 4-6 month stay, the program assists young women in learning the skills and tools needed to successfully re-integrate with their families, and back into their communities. This residential treatment concept combines promising and evidence-based practices with a strong family transition component and signifies a public-private partnership with the Division of Juvenile Justice which has produced an innovative shift in the way youth are served in North Carolina's juvenile justice system. Intensive, short-term services include individualized treatment and academic plans that combine formal and experiential education, community service, behavioral health, and family counseling in a non-punitive environment designed to address the youth's behavioral challenges through a strength-based approach. Youth also receive accredited educational services on-site and work together in small group settings with assigned counselors.Girls Residential Academy at Kerr Lake633 Shepards Way Lane - Manson, NC 27553https://www.Youtube.Com/watch?v=tYHTa-sBxJI& T=160sPlease copy and paste the link for more information about this program: https://eckerd.Org/juvenile-justice-services/residential-services/short-term-residential-services-for-boys/Position ConceptProvide Case Management services and ongoing communication, evaluations, and assessments to youth, families, and Juvenile Probation Officers under the direct clinical supervision of a licensed mental health professional.Essential FunctionsComplete or arrange for all required mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments.Complete performance summaries, treatment plan reviews, aftercare/transition plans, and discharge summaries.Assist Medicaid Clerk or other staff in post release data collection as required by Eckerd policy and contractual obligations.Serve as liaison between the program, the Department of Juvenile Justice, other outside agencies, and the youth's family.Provide case management duties, preparing families for program visits, home leave experiences, family/group conferences, and aftercare responsibilities.Network family members to available community resources.Collaborate with leadership and performance improvement activities by conducting periodic reviews to ensure compliance with Eckerd policy and agency requirements.Other Duties Include, But Not Limited ToMaintain a high standard of role model behavior for youth.Participate in training and development activities as required.Report any acts, incidents or conditions that reflect the possibility of inappropriate youth-to-youth or staff-to-youth relationships.Report any use of physical force and all unusual incidents per Eckerd and DJJ guidelines.Perform other duties as assigned or needed.Position SpecificationsEducation: A bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or in a related human services field.Experience: Two years' experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances or substance abuse problems. If the candidate has a master's degree in an appropriate field, the experience requirement is preferred, but not required. Experience in a Medicaid provider environment is helpful. Experience with group work techniques is a plus.Skills: A sound understanding of group leadership, group dynamics, and experiential education. Records management and Medicaid processes preferred. Advanced oral and written communication skills.Other: Must maintain an appropriate and valid state driver's license. Must meet state criminal background check requirements.Physical Demands: Must be in good physical health and emotionally stable. Must be able to move about the property. Must be able to participate in youth activities. Must be able to transport youth or staff. Must be free of communicable diseases as defined by the state and to the extent that data is attainable under the law. Must be able to pass PAR evaluation of physical techniques and written certification exam.*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.Make more than a Living, Make a DifferenceWe provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:Health, Dental and Vision Insurance - 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year - 11 paid holidays - Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5% - Flexible spending accounts - Paid short-term and long-term disability - Group Term Life and AD& D Insurance - Voluntary term life insuranceHeadquartered in Clearwater, Florida, and founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of the largest national nonprofit child and family service organizations in the United States. Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services, and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families, assist young adults, and help children succeed.Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. (" Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.*CB#EckKERHC

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