Status: Full-time position
Location: Denver, CO
Job Summary: This position provides a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive system of care for elementary-aged children at SOAR@Oakland in Montbello (Far Northeast Denver). SOAR@Oakland , in partnership with the Mental Health Center of Denver, see high value in and are committed to establishing a campus-wide Student Care and Family Support Program that embraces the needs of the whole child. Through this approach, the primary goals of this collaborative effort are: Increase student access to mental health counseling and group session support. Ensure families have access to education on a variety of mental health topics, including parenting classes. Provide student social and emotional classroom education through the schoolís responsive classroom approach. Provide an integrated team approach to case management, mental health services, nursing services and health insurance enrollment. Ensure families have input and can provide support for the fully integrated program.
Qualifications: Education: Bachelorís Degree in psychology, social work, or other related human service degree. Bilingual in English/Spanish. Experience: Three years minimum mental health or human services experience. Skills: Ability to join with and implement a strengths-based approach to families with elementary-aged children. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours which may be required.
Duties: Support the SOAR@Oakland therapist in accessing needed services for students. Increase family case management services including access to food, clothing and job placement services. Ensure students have access to effective nursing services that support their physical and oral health including health education on a variety of topics. Provide health case management services that help families identify a medical home, remove cultural barriers in seeking healthcare and to follow-up with families to ensure their health care needs are being met. Support familiesí efforts to enroll in health insurance to remove one of the major barriers for accessing a medical home. Provide an integrated team approach to case management, mental health services, nursing services and health insurance enrollment. Ensure families have input and assist them in their navigation of the fully integrated health services program at SOAR@Oakland. Help families develop social skills, interests, and leisure time activities to provide a sense of participation and personal worth, including opportunities for age appropriate, culturally appropriate daytime and evening activities. Identify and work with potential natural support systems such as neighborhood networks, churches, and community organizations. Participate in team/agency meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
To apply, please: -submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org - visit the following website http://mhcd.org/jobs/clinical-case-manager-i-1469 then click the "apply now" link below to download the general application form. Please fax your completed application form to (303)-758-5793.