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When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.
For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-risk youths from birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect, trauma, or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent loving relationships, and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.
The Hyde Park CSA, located in Roslindale, seeks a Full-Time Intensive Care Coordinator to facilitate the development and implementation of an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan for MassHealth youth with serious emotional disturbance.
Under the direction of Program Director and Senior Intensive Care Coordinator; facilitates the development and implementation of an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan for MassHealth youth with serious emotional disturbance.
We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.
How You Will Be Making a Difference
Education and Experience
- Acts as a liaison with collateral agencies and programs; establish and maintain relationships/services that support children and family growth. Act as an advocate for families; educate parents on advocating for themselves and their children.
- Identifies and actively assist youth and families to obtain and monitor the delivery of available services including medical, educational, social, therapeutic, or other necessary services including formal and natural supports and community-based agencies, services, and organizations
- Perform initial assessments and evaluations of new clients and families. Develops, implements, and monitors Individual Care Plans and Transition Plans.
- Maintains working relationship with local providers of all services in order to facilitate referrals from these providers, including ESP/Mobile Crisis Intervention providers, to ensure care is properly coordinated
- Continuously communicate with client, collaterals, and providers of supportive services. This may include extensive telephone contact and scheduling and attending case conference meetings. Facilitate communication between and among various providers.
- Administer written assessments, summary reports, documentation, treatment planning, and safety planning to appropriate parties in a timely, well written manner. Submit reports, documentation and billing in a timely manner. Ensure that documentation meets utilization review and quality assurance standards.
- Attend staff meetings. Present client material; consult with supervisor and team members on challenging and difficult client issues. Participate in regular individual and group supervision. Attend clinical training and safety practice training.
- Documents significant client interactions per MassHealth requirements.
- May be required to provide behavioral support
- Participates in program activities, including but not limited to, staff and team meetings, training and development needs of the program, and primary on-call rotation
- May be required to carry a mobile device
- Depending on the program, may be required to meet certain billing requirements on a weekly basis
What The Home Can Offer You
- Master's degree in a mental health field (including, but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, social work, psychology, etc.) from an accredited college or university
- Experience navigating any of the child/family-serving systems and experience advocating for family members who are involved with behavioral health systems
- Must maintain certification in the Massachusetts CANS
- Preferably knowledgeable about the communities we serve
- May require knowledge of a second language such as Spanish or Haitian Creole
- Computer literate including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer with the ability to learn new software applications
In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth of the communities we serve, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
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- Extensive training to new staff
- Generous time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Health and Dental Insurance
- 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
- Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
- Life Insurance
- And more!