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South Central Mental Health Counseling Center Adult Case Manager - Augusta / Andover & El Dorado in Augusta, Kansas

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South Central Mental Health is seeking a full-time case manager for our Augusta/Andover offices and El Dorado office.

Position Overview:

The Adult Case Manager will deliver high quality medically necessary services within the Community Support Program to persons residing in Butler County. The role of the Case Manager is to co-partner with individuals in creating conditions in which recovery and optimal mental health is most likely to occur. The Adult Case Manager will be responsible for service delivery that is guided by the philosophy and practices of the Strengths Model of Case Management.

General Responsibilities:

1. Develop continuous supportive, working relationships with identified clients.

2. Complete progress notes documenting use of interventions for codes billed.

3. Maintain direct client contacts predominately in non-office settings.

4. Assist clients in developing Strengths Assessments, Personal Recovery Plans, and Crisis Plans.

5. Review Treatment Plans for your clients on a quarterly basis to determine goals and services and to ensure a high quality of service.

6. Facilitate client autonomy by helping them build on strengths, increase community integration and learn more effective controls for symptomatic behaviors;

7. Assist clients in building relationships with community agencies and the clients\' natural supports in order to create a network of supports and resources for our clients to learn to use more independently.

8. Assume an advocacy role for clients.

9. When necessary or possible, help integrate clients into existing emergency service systems.

10. Work as a team with all other service providers and make referrals to other services as needed.

11. To help clients understand symptoms of their mental illness and their substance abuse diagnosis and to minimize the effect of those symptoms in all significant areas of their lives.

12. Assist client in learning and practicing IDDT model specific skills that contribute to their recovery as specified in the treatment plan.

13. Provide supportive counseling, solution focused interventions; behavioral analysis and other IDDT model specific interventions; behavioral analysis and other IDDT model specific interventions to increase clients ability to function in all life domains.

14. Perform other duties as directed by the Team Lead or Community Supports Services Director.

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