Community Treatment Manager
Company: SPECTRUM CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Posted on: November 20, 2020
I. GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES To provide needed and
appropriate intensive wraparound services to delinquent youth and
their families. To coordinate the delivery of collateral resources
as required by State of Michigan laws and applicable Service
Standards for the purpose of increasing the youth's ability to
function successfully in the community at-large. II.
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in social work, sociology,
psychology, or Guidance and counseling or a master's degree in
sociology, psychology, social work criminal justice, or guidance
- Experience: One year post degree experience with youth and
- Transportation: Reliable and ongoing as required to make home
- Provide transportation to youth and families. Valid
unrestricted Michigan driver's license. Good driving record. III.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES DIRECT SERVICES
- Attends and admission conference or transition conference and
completes the placement process as assigned, providing a smooth
transition for the youth and the youth's care givers by obtaining
and providing necessary information and documents and by making
in-person contact within 24 hours of placement.
- Completes an intake assessment and initial plan of care and
community based treatment plan within 30 days of youth's return to
the community/admission to the program.
- Obtains appropriate releases and authorizations within time
frames required from the family during the initial family
- Provides direct services as needed to include transportation to
ensure continuous agency supervision to youth and families in
accordance with IPOC/ITP/UTP and as required by funding bodies and
- Performs case management duties on another caseload as assigned
by the supervisor.
- Keeps supervisor fully informed of case progress and case
status orally and in writing as required; meets with supervisor
individually, in Treatment Team meetings and in other meetings as
may be required.
- Develops and leads treatment groups for youth.
- Travels to various locations (homes, school, employment,
contacts, and community resources) to facilitate the treatment
- Participates in a system of 24-hour staff availability to
clients in crisis.
- Protects confidentiality appropriately, sharing information for
the benefit of the client, and obtains releases of information as
- Makes appropriate referrals and secures needed services from
collateral agencies and community services.
- Makes appropriate referrals to Protective Services according to
the Child Protection Law, fulfilling all professional
responsibilities and obligations.
- Reads, stays familiar, and complies with all current Service
Standards applicable to the intensive home-based programs and
adjudicated youth, e.g., Care Management Organization Manual Items,
Program Manual, Master Contact.
- Adheres to Wayne County Department of Child & Family Services
policies and CCMO Personnel Policies & Procedures.
- Adheres to the Third Judicial Circuit Court System Policies and
- Provides timely completion and submission of Individual
Utilizes the risk/needs on developing the Initial Treatment Plan of
Care (POC) for each enrolled youth. Case Management Duties
- Obtains and or completes required case documentation at intake
and ongoing, such as social histories, school records, court orders
and reports, reports of examinations, and reports from collateral
- Secures or advocates for appropriate educational or vocational
placement for each youth by participating in IEPC, school
conferences, and meeting with school personnel.
- Maintains accurate records within specified time frames, e.g.,
update Service plans, treatment plans, narrative notes, school
reports, medical and dental examination, petitions, graduation
summaries, referrals for collateral services, psychological or
psychiatric examinations, contact sheets, level system as required
by funding bodies, Service Standards, agency or program policies or
- Provides required reports to the Juvenile Court, Care
Management Organization, Department of Mental Health or other
agency approved organizations by the required due dates.
- Keeps all members of the Treatment Team, collateral service
keeping the funding agencies informed of case progress, changes in
case situation or individual treatment plan, working cooperatively
with all affected Spectrum programs collateral agencies or funding
- Provides statistical reports as required, e.g., number of youth
in services, number and type of contacts, etc.
- Prepares for and attends on time all required meetings, such as
Treatment Team Unit, Case Assessment, Intake, Educational Planning,
- Actively participates as a team in maintaining the treatment
- Develops and maintains positive working relationships with
providers and Juvenile Court staff.
- Displays professional courtesy by being on time for home
visits, appointments and meeting, canceling or rescheduling ahead
of time if possible, and arranging for coverage during absences or
- Assists in the maintenance of the Management Information
Systems by providing information, entering data on the computer,
and generating reports as required.
- Provides or arranges individual and family therapy as needed
based on the court order and treatment plan.
- Conducts termination interviews and completes termination
reports using the format provided by the CMO and submits it to the
CMO Case Manager on a timely basis.
- Makes recommendations to CMO Case Manager for youth whose
behavior is deteriorating and is in need of placement.
- Completes the assessments and reassessments of a juvenile risk
level and the development of a corresponding plan for case
management contacts, to the JAC.
- Makes recommendations to the court to terminate enrollment for
- Maintains a caseload.
- Provides a day-to-day case management services to all assigned
clients and their families, linking and coordinating the child and
family with all services to same providers (recognizing that the
choice of provider rests with the client and their satisfaction
with the provider).
- Monitors all services to ensure that services have been
delivered as arranged and that the client's needs are being
- Maintains regular contact with youth, family and service
providers based on established contract schedule; adjusting
schedule as needed.
- Receives and documents daily reports from provider agencies on
all youth non-compliance issues. Develops a plan to manage the
- Monitors length of stay in detention, residential and community
- Responsible for completing preliminary investigations, reports
and timely and accurately documented.
- Responds to client issues and concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days
per week, via the program director/supervisor or designee.
- Informs youth/parent/guardian of scheduled psychological,
psychiatric and academic evaluations.
- Arrange transportation for youth to academic, psychological and
psychiatry evaluations, as needed.
- Provides timely and accurate notification to the Warrant
- Arranges and monitors drug screenings and follow-up services as
- Prepares documentation to file Violations of Probation, Writs
of Apprehension and court reports.
- Represents the program at all court hearings, giving testimony,
making recommendations and complying with court protocol.
- Implements court orders as required.
- Educates and prepares youth and families for the court
- Provides electronic tethering of youth as required.
- Attends and participates in all required or assigned training
- Works cooperatively with other agency staff, serving on
committees, completing special projects, and participating in
agency decision making as needed.
- Represents the agency's programs and services in the community
through interagency committees and organizations, and public
- Complies with all Spectrum Personnel Policies and Procedures,
and all program policies and procedures.
- Completes all tasks and duties as may from time to time are
assigned by Spectrum administrative staff.
- Maintains assigned manuals by filing new material and keeping
in the Office; uses keys, gate cards, identification cards, beepers
office equipment and supplies, and all other agency property in
good repair upon termination of employment.
- Reads, stays familiar and complies with all current Services
Standards applicable to the intensive home based programs and
adjudicated youth, e.g., Care Management Organization Manual Items,
Program Manual, Master contract.
- Attends CMO provided training based on the Home - Based
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