BASIC FUNCTION: Plan, develop, and implement mental health services for children and families in the Foster Care Program, to stabilize children in the least restrictive environment and enhance overall functioning for all clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete mental health assessments, treatment/service plans, case notes, quarterly reports, discharge summaries, aftercare plans, & other documentation in compliance in compliance with Medicaid Rule 132, COA and all other funder and agency requirements.
Provide individual, family, and group counseling per the service/treatment plan.
Participate in Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), Child and Family Team Meetings, placement meetings, hospital staffing, mediation, other as needed.
Be available after hours to assist in crisis intervention services when needed, including SASS assessments.
Actively participate in individual/group clinical supervision/meetings.
Provide counseling services onsite at GACS, at the foster child’s school or other predetermined and appropriate location.
Meet identified Medicaid documentation and billing requirements.
Complete all required GACS training, and clinical trainings as identified and recommended.
All other program duties, as assigned.
Master's degree in social work, psychology, or related field.
Good verbal and written communications skills.
Sensitivity to the cultural and socio- economic characteristics of persons served
Ability to exercise discretion, critical thinking, and independent judgment.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Internal Number: 52819FCcoun
About Guardian Angel Community Services
This Social Services Agency has been accredited since 2001 by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and fulfills its mission by: reviewing community needs and adapting services accordingly; delivering best-in-class services; retaining high stakeholder satisfaction; preserving financial stability; attracting and retaining high quality staff; and ensuring that facilities support effective and efficient service delivery.