Demonstrates the ability to assess consumers’ needs utilizing the CANS
Identifies goals and plans for appropriate services
Identifies and maintains an ongoing relationship with available resources for consumers and families
Records contact information of community resources and updates information as needed
Provides appropriate linkage to community resources
Links consumers and their families with transportation services as needed
Monitors consumers to secure placement in the least restrictive environment
Provides ongoing monitoring of consumers’ progress and needs as assessed in the CANS
Advocates on behalf of the consumers to secure community resources
Provides support and education for consumer’s family members
Effectively collaborates with treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of case management services
Evaluates consumers for discharge planning
Organizes and implements school transition visits for discharging consumers
Effectively demonstrates the application of child/adolescent specific competencies
Supervision and consultation
Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
Actively works to enhance case management skills
Clinical record keeping
Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
Documents appropriate, complete, and comprehensive SUN-R assessments
Documents measurable and specific goals in individualized service plans
Documents in a clear and concise manner types of consumers’ problems, ISP goals addressed and services provided
Documents case disposition, case closing, follow-up and referrals
Courteous and respectful attitudes towards consumers, visitors and co-workers
Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
Respects consumers’ privacy and confidentiality
Is pleasant and cooperative with others
Assists consumers and visitors as needed
Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
Is sensitive to the consumers’ needs, expectations and individual differences
Is gentle and calm to consumers and families
Case load management
Effectively manages caseload based on consumers’ needs
Meets AltaPointe productivity standards
Administrative and other related duties as assigned
Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures
Attends required in-service trainings and workshops
Frequent standing, sitting, and walking which are in bursts of 5 to 10 minutes. There are times when this can be extended to pacing with the consumer (time could be undetermined) and at times sitting and standing can be extended with the employee having the ability to change positions as permitted by the observance and behavior of the consumer at that time.
Occasional forward bending from the hips while kneeling to reach to the side.
Occasional need to be able to assume a full squat/lunge from a standing position.
Occasional need to maintain back extension while being on stomach with one’s own body weight on hips and legs. This position is maintained for several minutes.
Occasionally, be able to put one’s own body weight on one knee and one elbow on the same side of one’s body.
Occasionally, be able to kneel and reach to same side toward the floor.
Lift up to 10 pounds occasionally during shift.
Strong grasp is needed to use keys to open doors throughout the facility, and to maintain constant contact with a consumer during a takedown procedure or with other hold techniques.
Pushing/pulling force up to 25 pounds occasionally during a shift.
Bachelor’s degree in a mental health discipline
23 years of age
valid driver’s license
proof of current liability insurance
Knowledge in child/adolescent specialty outlined below to be attained within six months of employment:
Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in the child/adolescent population
Basic knowledge of growth and development of child/adolescent consumers related to all intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of their development
Basic knowledge of behavior management and parenting issues
Knowledge of cultural diversity
Knowledge of behavior management and crisis intervention techniques
Knowledge of effects of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect issues
Knowledge of available community resources for the child/adolescent population