Administrative Children’s Case Manager

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in sociology, social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling or a related field. OR a high school diploma and 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, counseling or other social sciences plus 2 years in direct contact with mental health consumers.  

Valid driver’s license required.  Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) are a plus.

 Job Activities:

  • In a flexible and creative manner, respond to the needs of consumers and potential consumers both in an office setting (approximately 80% of the time) and in the community (approximately 20%)
  • Assess needs, and provide information and referral for behavioral health and other human services (including health insurance applications) to consumers and their families.
  • Assist families in accessing needed resources
  • Provide on-site and community-based support for new consumers awaiting staffing in  programs including IBHS, FBS, Outpatient therapy and non-clinical services.
  • Follow up for consumers discharged from IBHS services.
  • Advocate for consumers and collaborate with other community agencies, such as OCY, juvenile probation, MCIU, school districts, and primary care physician offices in meeting the needs of the consumers.
  • Assist Outpatient staff in arranging for hospitalizations, when needed.
  • Complete Crisis Prevention and other trainings as assigned by supervisor.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective employees must provide a copy of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

If you are interested in this position or have further inquiries, please contact Jodie Davis at 610-277-4600 x309 or email [email protected]

*Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider