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Care Coordnator - Youth Empowerment Services Waiver Program

A well established non-profit Community Mental Health Agency in Dallas currently has employment opportunities, with paid vacation, paid holidays and excellent health benefits.

Position: Care Coordinator – YES (Youth Empowerment Services) Waiver Program

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) are community-based services to children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbances. Children at risk for out of home placement are served by a team of mental health professionals who create an individual treatment plan and utilize a wraparound treatment approach to encourage and sustain family placement. By utilizing the wraparound process and accessing area resources this service model allows CFGC to maintain our program goals to:

-        Reduce out-of-home placements and decrease inpatient hospitalizations

-        Provide a more complete continuum of community-based services and supports

-        Ensure families have access to parent partners and support services

-        Prevent entry into the foster care system or relinquishment of parental custody

 

 Primary Duties:

  • Develop and maintain a team of mental health professionals and natural supports to help the child and family reach their identified goals
  • Facilitate monthly team meetings consisting of the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide weekly case management and care coordination to ensure effective service delivery

Qualifications:

  • BSW,MSW, Bachelors or Masters in Psychology or Counseling
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organized, self-directed, and motivated
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Travel may be required within the six counties served: Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Rockwall County

 

Please email:

hverges@childrenandfamilies.org or dpohlman@childrenandfamilies.org