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Intact Family Case Manager

Company: Envision Unlimited
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency committed to providing services for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. We emphasize quality services that promote choice, independence, and community integration. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving the functionality and practical application of social, financial, and emotional skills. In addition, we work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating lasting opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime. Our programs include, but are not limited to, ABA Therapy for Children, Community Day Program, Community Living, Mental Health, Employment and Career Services, and Foster Care. Purpose: Under general supervision of the Intact Services Team Supervisor, provides experienced, short term, intense child welfare casework services to intact families in high risk categories; reviews and evaluates safety and risk factors impacting child safety so that children may remain at home; arranges appropriate short term safety plans and develops an assessment of parents' service needs; develops and completes service plans; provides follow up to parents and families to ensure appropriate linkages have been made with service providers; reviews and evaluates progress; provides immediate oversight to families who are requesting non-investigatory prevention services; prepares and maintains case documentation. Essential Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

  • In-person contact with children, biological parents, foster/relative care providers as required by DCFS;
  • Scheduling and facilitation of required Child and Family Team meetings, engaging children and families in the process;
  • Monitoring parent-child interactions, as required;
  • Transporting clients as needed;
  • Obtaining consents from families and service providers
  • Assisting families with community resources
  • Ongoing training pertaining to DCFS requirements
  • Provide counseling and support services to families
  • Referring children and families to other services if necessaryOTHER EXPECTATIONSEmployees shall respect the diversity of all individuals (e.g., clients, co-workers, stakeholders) and refrain from any form of discrimination and/or harassment based on religious, marital, ethnic, racial, gender, sexual orientation, or other differences.Employees share the responsibility of creating and maintaining a welcoming and supportive work environment.

    Requirements:
    The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Envision Unlimited 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. Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPODental and Vision Insurance OptionsCompany paid Life Insurance12 Paid Holidays + Birthday OffPaid vacation, sick time and personal days403B planIn house training and CEU'sEmployee Assistance NetworkSupport for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)Opportunity for career growth & developmentPI196676409

Keywords: Envision Unlimited, Chicago , Intact Family Case Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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