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Service Coordination

Employer
Allegheny Childrenââ,¬â„¢s Initiative
Location
Carson, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Aug 1, 2021

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Position Type
Other
Specialty
Children and Youth
Organization Type
Nonprofit
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ORGANIZATION: Allegheny Children's Initiative
DEPARTMENT: Service Coordination
POSITION: Service Coordinator
STATUS: Full Time; 40 hours / week
SCHEDULE: Flexible to meet the needs of the cases
SALARY: Please submit wage requirements with resume and / or online application Allegheny Children's Initiative, a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides mental and behavioral health community-based services to children, adolescents and families throughout Allegheny County. Based in Pittsburgh's South Side, we provide Intensive Behavioral Health Services, Service Coordination, Student Assistance, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and Family Based Mental Health programs. ACI has earned certification from the Council On Accreditation. The Service Coordinator will be responsible for providing direct mental health Service Coordination services to a caseload of no more than 30 children / adolescents with a serious mental / behavioral health disorder. Services may extend to their families. Provides service in the community where the consumer resides to gain access to needed resources such a mental health treatment, educational, social, medical, etc. Duties include, but are not limited to: Assess family needs and refer child / family to appropriate services, treatment providers or community resources
Participate in a leadership role as part of the child's treatment team to coordinate services
Assist consumer and the family in accessing and learning to use resources and services
Support the family in obtaining and maintaining basic living needs
Educate the family around mental health issues and available services. Support and empower the family
Advocate that consumer / family needs are being met in a timely and coordinated way, monitor the quality of outside services to the family and assess consumer and family satisfaction with services
Maintain face-to-face contact with consumers and / or families as required
Develop crisis safety plans with consumer and family and educate them around emergency mobile crisis services
Participate in treatment / discharge planning for those who are hospitalized or involved in treatment services Ensure consumer attends the first follow up appointment following transition from one level of care to another
Facilitate interagency team meetings to review child/family needs with other members of the team
Fulfill Single Point of Accountability competencies and expectations
Documentation for all departmental, company and county requirements
Liaison with the various parties involved with providing services to the child and family QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, other related social sciences, criminal justice, theology, nursing, counseling or education AND 6 months of experience in a CASSP or mental health setting preferably with consumers under the age of 18 OR Bachelor's degree with major course work in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, other related social sciences, criminal justice, theology, nursing, counseling or education AND One year of experience in a CASSP or mental health setting preferably with consumers under the age of 18
One year of service coordination experience preferred
Excellent communication and computer skills
Valid Driver's license
Use of personal vehicle required
Act 33, 34 and FBI Clearances SALARY
To be discussed CASH INCENTIVES
Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs: $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment) BENEFITS Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)$1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
16 to 26 Paid Days Off / year 48 Paid Sick hours / Year
7 Paid Holidays
Short Term Disability
Life Insurance
Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC)
Optional 401(k) with Employer match WORK PERKS Professional Licensure supervision Credit towards C.E.U.s
Paid orientation and training Free parking Mileage reimbursement
Company issued laptops and cell phones for work use
Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
Cell Phone discount (Verizon) APPLY TO THIS POSITION Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:  Complete an employment application online  Email resumes:  Fax resumes: 412-446-0749  Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136 If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700. Follow us!Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | LinkedIn Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer EOE
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