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Wraparound Services Specialist

Company: Children's Home Society of Florida
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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Since opening our doors in 1902, CHS became a part of Florida's history.

CHS has been committed to growing and evolving to provide the right services and solutions to address the needs of children and families throughout the changing times. Every day, our team works with parents and kids to empower them and encourage them. With innovative technology solutions and a dedicated, experienced team throughout the state, we're changing the face of foster care and positively impacting children and families' lives for generations to come.

Join our team to continue to do good and create history serving Florida's children and families!

As a Wraparound Services Specialist, you will identify and assess client and family needs and evaluate, coordinate and oversee necessary services and/or treatment are provided; provide in-home services to clients; complete required assessments; assist and counsel individuals and families by using such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to articulate goals and providing needed information. As appropriate to the program, includes direct service via Family Team Conferences as well as case management; or Intensive In-home Family Preservation/ Reunification Services.

WHY JOIN CHS?

  • Uplifting mission-driven work culture
  • Make an impact in your community and become a part of Florida's history!
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and holidays

Responsibilities

YOU WILL:

Facilitate family team conferences:

  • Coordinate and facilitate Family Team Conferences in order to achieve consensus among family and other participants in developing an appropriate plan based on the needs of the families and to oversee compliance with Wraparound Orange Project (WOP) procedures, values and standards.
  • Assess the youth and family's strengths and needs and promote strategy development with assistance from the team members.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients' family members, school personnel (Guidance counselors, principals, SAFE Coordinators, school social workers), case managers, care coordinators and other mental health providers.
  • Participate in Family Service Planning Team (FSPT) to arrange for non Medicaid funded services.

Service Delivery and Treatment:

  • Oversee services and treatment are delivered from a strength-based framework and customized in order to meet individualized needs of consumers and are culturally competent.
  • Provide case management services (information, plan referral and linkages) as needed.
  • Attend staffing on behalf of the client so that the needs of the client are being addressed fully (schools, clinical, etc.)
  • Participate in clinical review of client for services and enhanced placement when appropriate.
  • Provide or secure support and crisis/emergency services for the youth and family including being available 24/7 one week per month for on-call support.
  • Oversee utilization management through authorization and monitoring of resources, including agency and community, to meet clients' needs with fiscal efficiency.

Intensive In-home Family Preservation/Reunification:

  • May conduct in-home case coordination and counseling visits to clients and families at the frequency and intensity consistent with their higher level of need, with a limited case load size.
  • May provide in-home services such case coordination activities, including case planning and implementation; training, education and skill building activities; and, referral and coordination for specialized services such as mental health domestic violence and substance abuse.

Foster and Maintain Professional relationships:

  • Foster and maintain ongoing relationships with family members, care managers, providers, and identified resources in order to call on others to implement client plans.
  • Conduct community outreach as needed.
  • Arrange for transportation of clients to appointments, community agencies, etc., as needed.

Documentation:

  • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.)
  • Complete billing related documentation for the Medicaid billing department ensuring billing documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Utilize the Client Information System (CIS) to document and track outcome measures, regular documentation and progress notes, demographic documentation and Child Functional Assessment Rating Scale (CFARS).
  • Adhere to Wraparound Orange Project values and Principles

Qualifications

YOU HAVE:

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
  • Excellent assessment skills and intervention strategies
  • Ability to identify and understand environmental stressors
  • Ability to observe and report accurately on the functioning of individuals & families
  • Ability to make home visits
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including weekends and evenings) as required
  • Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect client
  • Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions

YOU NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in Social Work or a human services related field
  • A minimum of two years experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children
  • A minimum of two years experience with behavioral health/child welfare/juvenile justice systems
  • Valid Florida driver's license
  • Successful completion of AHCA-approved mental health targeted case management training within three months of initially providing Medicaid services, as appropriate to the program.
  • Preferred:
  • A minimum of one year experience with strengt

Keywords: Children's Home Society of Florida, Pensacola , Wraparound Services Specialist, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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