The Intact Services Case manager provides intervention case management services, linkage and referral, monitoring services, crisis intervention and home visits to families whose caregivers are indicated for abuse and or neglect; focusing on the stabilization of the children in their home environment in order to promote positive family functioning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Conduct a transitional visit with the DCP investigator within 48 hours of the referral, excluding weekends and holidays.
Crete an AMYS file for each family on his/her caseload within 48 hours of the referral, excluding weekends and holidays.
At the transitional visit, present, review and explain AMYS intake documentation with family and place documentation in the AMYS file.
Conduct weekly or twice a month home visits with families as required and outlined in the program contract.
Complete the required DCFS documentation as outlined in the program contract timeframes as listed below:
CFS 1441 CERAP, Safety Determination Form
Within 5 days of case assignment
Every 5 working days with Safety Plan;
Within 5 working days of case transfer;
Every 90 days;
Whenever evidence or circumstances suggest a child’s safety may be in jeopardy; and
Case closure-immediately prior to supervisory approval of the critical decision
When subsequent SOR occurs and open intact case; and
Prior to major life change (e.g. move, child birth).
“Home Safety Checklist” addresses fifteen categories of home safety. Each category is supported by safety standards, literature, and straightforward factual information that should be shared with the parent/caretaker. Use the factual information and literature associated with each category to establish an instructive dialogue to educate the family on safety issues. There are three activities required for each standard:
Discuss the safety standard with the parent/caregiver;
Indicate the presence or absence of the safety standard;
Provide the parent/caregiver with five pieces of literature (Parents’ Guide to Fire Safety for Babies and Toddlers, Back to Sleep, Never Shake a Baby!, Violence Prevention and Get Water Wise…Supervise, and A Helpful Guide for Parents and Caregivers) that you are required to provide the family.
Within 30 days of case opening
Updates every 90 days; and
Update within 30 days of case closure
Obtain consent of release to obtain necessary documentation from service providers involved in family to support service completion.
Provide and arrange for transportation as needed.
Adjust schedules as necessary to insure that the client’s needs are met in a professional manner.
Provide Court, Educational and Client Advocacy services, as needed.
Provide Linkage and Referral services specific to client needs and follows-up with client to ensure services are provided.
Submit Progress Notes for all sessions, telephone calls and collateral contacts to the Program Coordinator on a weekly basis.
Enter all required documentation into the SACWIS system in timely manner.
Participate in Individual and Group Clinical Supervision and Program Staff meetings as scheduled to address client issues and formulate plans.
Comply with the State of Illinois mandated reporting law.
Complete all required Federal, DCFS and Agency Core Curriculum and Mandated Reporter trainings meetings and workshops as required.
Participate on office committees as assigned (to include, but not, limited to, Safety Site, UR, etc.).
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.
EDUCATIONAL AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the human service field; and one to two years work experience with targeted population.
Internal Number: FC
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