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High Needs Case Manager

Company: Arizona's Children Association
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

*Eligible for a $2,000 sign on bonus*

Do you want to positively impact the lives of children and their families? Do you want to be part of ensuring that every Arizona family has the resources and support needed to be safe, strong, and resilient? Our Goodyear location is looking for a High Needs Case Manager to join their team! As a High Needs Case Manager you will have the opportunity to provide direct in-home and in-office behavior management and parenting skills building while working collaboratively with children and families to create service plans tailored to individual needs. You would also spend time advocating for your clients to receive a variety of social services and celebrating successes as client's progress toward treatment goals.

Who We Are:
Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:
At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:
- Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision plans on the first of the month following 30 days of employment
- Employee Assistance Program
- Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
- 403B Retirement Savings Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our Team!
What You'll Do as a High Needs Case Manager:
- Complete initial intake assessments for clients and families seeking services for the first time, creating an emotionally and physically safe environment.
- Collaborates with CFT teams to develop treatment plans.
- Provides information about available services and identifies the most appropriate providers for services including the identification of specialty providers when needed.
- Reviews the assessments and plans completed by other agencies (IEP, 504, IBP) and integrate key aspects of the multiple assessments and plans into the behavioral health service plan.
- Facilitates Child and Family team process and coordinates with all team members to secure needed services and referrals. This includes facilitating the involvement and communication with other agencies such as Schools, DCS, DDD, SWN and other participating agencies as appropriate
- Conducts trauma informed educational activities that promote client understanding of treatment issues.
- Provides effective trauma informed educational activities that promote client understanding of treatment issues.
- Ensures the development and implementation of transition "transition into adulthood", discharge and aftercare plans prior to discontinuation of behavioral health service or I anticipation of major life transitions.
- Provides and maintains complete and accurate client records including documentation of activities performs as part of the service delivery process. Meets established productivity and documentation standards.

Minimum Education & Experience for a High Needs Case Manager:
- Bachelor's Degree and 2 years related experience, work with children preferred OR
- Master's degree and less than 2 years of related experience, work with children preferred.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:
- Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
- Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
- Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients' homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
- Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
- Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
- An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.
Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:
race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.
AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment

Keywords: Arizona's Children Association, Goodyear , High Needs Case Manager, Executive , Goodyear, Arizona

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