Family Case Manager | $2,500. Sign-on bonus

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Gandara Center
933 E. Columbus Ave.
Springfield, MA 01105

Phone:4137368329
Fax:Gandara Center
Website: Gandara Center

Company Description:
Founded in 1977 to advocate and provide for equal services in the Hispanic community, Gándara Center delivers quality bilingual behavioral health, substance use, and preventative services for a diverse clientele of nearly 15,000 children, adults and
families each year in 100 locations across Massachusetts.

Family Case Manager | $2,500. Sign-on bonus
Pittsfield
Full Time
Human Services
Bachelor's Degree
Preferred
(6) months experience:
Preferred

Do you love working with families? This job may be for you!

We are looking for a Clinical Case Manager to assist families and youth in developing skills and supports that promote family cohesion and safe and successful community living. Work with a team of Masters Level clinicians, peer mentors, occupational therapists, and Department of Mental Health & Department of Children & Families [DMH/DCF] personnel.

Clinical Case Manager Duties include:

  • Outreach and engagement of youth and families
  • Develop positive working relationships with contracted residential providers and their clinical teams; DMH/DCF personnel; and educational personnel.
  • Support the Clinician with a comprehensive assessment that builds from a family's perception of its most salient concerns and identification of its strengths. desires and needs to support youth's continued tenure and participation in the community.
  • Support the Clinician with psycho-education for the youth and his/her family about serious emotional disturbance and manifestations of psychiatric disorders and treatment.
  • Provide family treatment and support interventions that are designed to teach skills and competencies that assist the youth and family to overcome challenges posed by behaviors associated with the youth's condition and associated stresses on the family

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a human service field is preferred.
  • Understanding/willingness to be part of a program that supports youth and families 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and availability of vehicles to support Program needs.
  • Bilingual [English & Spanish], Bicultural, encouraged to apply.

Experience:

At a minimum, the Clinical Case Manager must have the following experience:

  • it is preferred they have at least six (6) months experience:

o   working with the target population; or

o   navigating and of the child and family-serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family-serving systems.

Benefits:

  • Retirement Plan 403[b]
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays & 8 Discretionary days a year

The Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gándara Center provides residential, mental health, substance abuse, and preventive services for children, adults, and families across the Pioneer Valley and eastern parts of Massachusetts. Founded in the Hispanic community, we value cultural diversity and strive to provide culturally competent, innovative services to a diverse community.