The SASS/ICG Coordinator works with the program Director to plan, organize, direct, and develop all aspects of the SASS (Screening, Assessment, Support, Services)/Crisis Program. Provides oversight to the agency’s Individual Care Grant (ICG) Program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Participates in planning process with Director of SASS/Crisis for program development, resource deployment and utilization, community linkages.
Provide clinical and administrative supervision to clinicians within the SASS/Crisis team and other mental health staff as needed.
Provide program supervision to all SASS clinicians.
Provides crisis intervention consultation services in person or by telephone to staff on a rotating on-call schedule with program Director.
Oversee SASS webpage and accept transfers on a daily basis.
Management and coordination of all SASS case assignments.
Attend regional and quarterly meetings as needed.
Provide training to new clinicians.
Coordinate with hospital social workers on a daily basis about assignment of cases coming through the hospitals.
Responsible for assisting Director of Crisis/SASS in implementing staff protocols
In collaboration with Director of Crisis/SASS, responsible for ensuring documentation requirements and standards are maintained. Responsible for reviewing all Assessment and Treatment Plans.
Provides education and support to staff as needed.
May maintain a small caseload.
Occasionally, provides services on-site, in-homes, and on-site at community partners (including schools, police stations, etc) where appropriate.
Provides crisis support to clinicians and clients as needed (Crises should take priority over regular sessions).
Day to Day management of ICG program components maintaining compliance with program contract
Meet with parents to explain ICG (Individual Care Grant) process and aid parents in the application process
Coordinate with HFS regarding all ICG recipients.
Participate in monthly meetings and visit as needed with clients in residential facilities in adherence to program contract.
Maintain weekly contact with parents & residential treatment staff in adherence with program contract. Provide ICG parents support and help find placements if residential is chosen.
Provide consultation to CS-I workers who work with community based ICG clients.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field. 2 years experience in mental health, community based services, social work, or counseling required. SASS experience preferred. LCSW/LCPC required. Licensure eligibility will be considered if licensure can be obtained within 3-6 months of starting in the position. Experience in a supervisory or leadership role highly preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Must maintain a safe driving record and have current valid Illinois Driver’s License. Personal vehicle needed for transportation to/from home and community based interventions. Mileage for authorized work-related purposes is reimbursable.
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Community Nurse Health Center and Pillars on January 1, 2018.
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.