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Position ID: 670

Care Coordinator II

Full/Part Time:

Full Time

Department:

Intensive Service Support

Description:

Conducts initial intake interviews to gather information and completes required paperwork; sets up and maintains related case management files ensuring compliance with Agency policies and regulations; prepares and submits routine reports as scheduled; ensures incident reports are written within 24 hours of incident; monitors documentation to ensure compliance. Identifies client’s needs and provides community referrals to client and others; coordinates services with other providers; maintains resource directory for community programs and resources which would benefit the growth of children and families. Assists clinicians in providing needed services including:
• Assisting in resolution process regarding any family grievances
• Managing/resolving crisis situations involving children/parents
• Initiating interventions as appropriate
• Conducting home and school visits to assess for needs and report on progress
• Assisting in the development of parenting skills
• Suggesting appropriate community resources
• Engaging in outreach activities designed to engage families with children who have emotional or behavioral difficulties
• Participating in the development of individualized service plans; overseeing their implementation and monitoring progress
• Providing peer support to families receiving mental health services for children
• Following up on client absences, assuring that children and families are in compliance with funding source regulations/standards.
Facilitates training and/or trains clients in accordance with their needs, including:
• Group life skills sessions,
• In-Home Parenting Skills to parents
• Spanish language parenting class/support group

Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement the IFSP including: active participation in staff meetings, conferences, consultations; share client information and observations; coordinate needs of clients; and make a positive contribution to the team. Develops, maintains and uses a working knowledge of the ethnic and cultural differences, practices and values of the client families in order to better understand their needs and provide appropriate services. Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding children and their families in compliance with HIPAA regulations and Institute policies.

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or similar discipline that includes some child development studies. Two or more years of experience in programs offering child and family assessment services, home visiting services, early intervention services, direct experience in working with infants/pre-school children, family support and referral services, or similar. Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, linguistic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Working knowledge of community resources to address special needs of clients. Knowledge of program criteria and regulations, essential to the health and welfare of children. Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to apply independent judgment in critical situations involving children. Ability to be flexible and work in a changing environment. Bi-lingual skills in Spanish/English preferred.

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Email:Jobs@ChildrensInstitute.org
Location(s):

Los Angeles

How To Apply:

To apply, please send résumé and cover letters as attachments only, by clicking the button below. Your résumé must be in .doc or .rtf format. CII is an equal opportunity employer.

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