Aug 05, 2022

Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT) Family Service Coordinator

  • Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $62,400 - $65,880 yearly
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

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JOB SUMMARY

The Family Service Coordinator manages incoming requests for Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT) services and completes the initial assessment and treatment plan with the family. The Family Service Coordinator provides comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services for eligible Medi-Cal at-risk children, youth, and families. The Family Service Coordinator provides services in accordance with County Behavioral Health Services and Stanford Youth Solutions family centered practice principles. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

·A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling;

·A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC).

·Has at least 1 year of experience providing mental health services to children or youth and their families

 

Skills & Requirements

·Prepared to work independently with flexible hours that may include evenings and occasional weekends

·Has proven documentation skills and intermediate level computer skills including all MS Office programs

·Adheres to all confidentiality requirements

·Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management

·Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively

·Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within program/department and agency wide

·Ability to work in a mobile, fast paced environment

·Ability to use a laptop computer

·Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements

·Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier, if applicable to position

·Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile, if applicable to position

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Position Specific

·Provides comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including psychotherapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families.

·Provides services to children and youth involved in the child welfare and Juvenile Justice systems meeting all County requirements as listed in program scope

·Provides services to assigned children, youth, and families in the home, office, school, or other community based settings

·Able to provide or arrange for safe transportation for youth and families to services as needed

·Possesses specific cultural competence to work with and outreach to culturally diverse populations and communities

·Acts as Case Coordinator for cases as assigned

·Maintains positive relationships with families and community partners

·Responsible for communication and collaboration with team members to ensure effective service delivery as indicated in youth’s individualized treatment plan.

·Coordinates and facilitates initial intake meetings with families, meeting or exceeding agency and County timelines and expectations

·Utilizes screening and assessment tools to accurately assess medical necessity, service necessity, service intensity, and the type of services youth qualifies for

·Completes intake paperwork with caregiver and youth including giving youth and family an overview of the program and reviewing mandated reporting, risks and benefits of therapy and participation expectations

·Completes Intake, Core Assessment, Mid-Assessment, and Discharge packets for assigned client’s meeting expected timelines

·Utilizes clinical conceptualization skills when collaboratively developing and updating treatment plans with families to most effectively meet the current needs of the family

·Provides psychotherapeutic services and supports to youth and families (including implementation of an evidence based practice model) as determined by youth’s treatment plan

·Provides and documents all Medi-Cal eligible services provided, including but not limited to assessment, plan development, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, collateral, rehabilitation, IHBS, ICC, case management, ICC-CFTs, and crisis intervention.

·Attends all internal psychiatric appointments with assigned youth and caregivers as scheduled

·Provides services to children and youth involved in the child welfare and Juvenile Justice systems meeting all County requirements as listed in program scope

·Provides referrals and resources to children, adults and families, and acts as a liaison between child/family, assigned treatment team and external organizations

·Attends all internal psychiatric appointments with assigned youth and caregivers as scheduled

·Accurately documents all billable and non-billable services provided, meeting expected timelines

·Coordinates with other services provided under the Medi-Cal model, acting in collaboration with other partners and ensuring documentation reflects standards that meet or surpass agency, state and federal Medi-Cal/Medicaid standards

·Communicates timeline for upcoming case transfers and discharges with program management team  

·Ensures all clinical records are current and accurate

·Participates in utilization, accreditation, peer review process as assigned

·Participates in 24-hour family support on-call rotation

·Participates in clinical supervision per BBS and County contract requirements

·Attends all staff meetings, clinical supervision, and consultation meetings as scheduled

·Responsible for meeting all outcomes as documented in Employee Development Plan