Clinical Case Manager, RA

Hayward, California, United States Full-time

Side by Side is a Joint Commission accredited mental and behavioral health community based organization serving youth and family members in four counties – Marin, Alameda, Sonoma, and Napa with and a staff of over 120 clinicians and professionals. We believe in investing in our team with training, continuing education and clinical supervision and provide a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

The Clinical Case Manager (CCM) provides clinical care and intensive case management to transition age youth (TAY). Youth live independently in apartments with a roommate and regular assistance provided by a support team. The CCM actively supports and implements a strengths-based, culturally competent, client-centered approach to working with TAY. This exempt position may require work weeks in excess of 40 hours as well as evening and weekend work.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of 10-13 youth shared with the Youth Development Specialist to implement a strengths based individual plan as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Partner with Youth from intake and discharge process, completing strength-based mental health and needs assessments.  Meeting regularly to identify and working on short and long term mental health and independent living skills goals.

  • Partner with youth in involving family and other informal and formal key players in planning services and supports for each youth.  Help youth maintain and strengthen relationships with permanent support people.

  • Partner with youth in identifying obstacles to living independently, obtaining employment, obtaining post-secondary education, and in developing supportive social and recreational activities. Develop strategies to overcome these barriers.

  • Participating in external and in-services trainings relevant to the program services.

  • Timely completion of documentation of services in accordance with Medi-Cal recording standards as set out in program policy.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited university or college.

  • Registered as an associate clinical social worker (ACSW) with with California BBS required

  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience working with adolescents, preferably currently and/or formerly foster/probation TAY

  • Fulfillment of TB clearance, fingerprinting and state clearance, and any other mandatory state/federal requirements.

  • A valid California driver's license, personal automobile for use on the job, insurable by SHS’ insurance policy based on DMV record and personal vehicle insurance.

Real Alternatives (Alameda County)

Real Alternatives offers a continuum of transitional housing opportunities for current and former foster youth and those on probation ages 16 to 24. Real Alternatives provides an apartment for youth to call home and a safe environment for them to take responsibility in as many areas of their life as possible and develop goals for their future. Youth learn to budget and pay bills, shop for groceries and cook, live with a roommate, resolve conflict, pursue an education, and secure and maintain employment. 

About Side by Side, formerly Sunny Hills Services/BAYC

Join us at Side by Side, to walk with young people impacted by adversity on their individual journeys to heal from trauma, restore resilience, and embrace their own potential. From therapeutic housing to substance abuse treatment, we provide comprehensive services that honor the young person’s unique needs and strengths to prevent the escalation of dangerous conditions and behaviors and set them on a positive path.

Side by Side, formerly Sunny Hills Services is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, Vietnam era or other veteran status.

 

 

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