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Clinical Case Manager HUD VASH Hawthorne

Company: Volunteers of America Los Angeles
Location: hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:VOALAHelping Our Most Vulnerable Change Their Life StoriesVolunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities. VOALA provides a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans' services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT - VA SUPPORTIVE HOUSING The Department of Housing and Urban Development - VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program is an effort between VOALA, HUD and the VA to move Veterans and their families out of homelessness and into permanent housing. The program provides long-term case management, clinical/supportive services, and permanent housing assistance for chronically homeless Veterans. Combines Housing Choice Voucher assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.JOB SUMMARY AND PURPOSEThe Clinical Case Management Team provides clients with the highest levels of acuity and co-morbidities individualized care through access to service linkages, counseling, treatment planning, and various crisis intervention methods in order to prepare individuals for further success. The Clinical Case Manager I provides Intensive Case Management Services to clients who have several psychological co-morbidities that must be managed appropriately for a successful re-entry into society.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESConducts comprehensive screenings and assessments with individuals (and families as appropriate) to collect functional, environmental, psycho-social, financial, employment, housing, educational, and health information, as appropriateAssess barriers facing the clients and develop a case plan.Coordinate individualized planning with clients to meet short- and long-term needs.Provide service linkages and support systems to ensure identified needs are met.Coordinates case conferences with clients, consults with service team, monitors progress of clients on case plan, assists clients to meet the agreed upon goals.Acts as advocate for client before judicial, community, social service, and administrative bodies as needed; facilitates support groups and client participationNetwork and communicate with referral agencies and community resources, as well as family members and natural supportsParticipates and assists with outreach eventsOther tasks as may be required to meet the program goals, and goals of program participantsQualificationsREQUIREMENTS:Must be able to pass a fingerprint clearance, background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verificationsValid California driver's license, acceptable proof of automobile insurance, and/or reliable mode of transportationEDUCATION:Master's degree in social work, psychology, or counseling from fully-accredited college or universityRegistered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)EXPERIENCE:Minimum of 1 year of experience providing human services to a special needs' populationKNOWLEDGE:Strong knowledge of case management ethics, HIPAA, Programmatic standards of operation and clinical engagement, clinical documentation methods, client focused ideology.Knowledge of psychosocial treatment modalities, especially cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy skills training (DBT), motivational interviewing (MI), relapse prevention (RP), Seeking SafetyStrong knowledge of and ability to work with issues related to homelessness, aging in place, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of traumaTECHNOLOGY SKILLS:Strong Microsoft operating system use, including Outlook, Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; familiar with Database entry and useSKILLS AND ABILITIES:Case management skills in social services deliveryDemonstrated ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, including dealing with un-cooperative clientsStrong Communication Skills in oral and written English languageAbility to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, including meeting qualitative and quantitative productivity standardsAbility to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standardsINTERPERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:Client- focused, with leadership qualities: Dependable, collaborative, prompt, positive mindset, flexible, organized, and comfortable with conflict resolution/mediationPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:2 years of complex clinical experience in program(s) serving homelessness, addictions, under-served populations or prison re-entry/diversionVolunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local lawThis employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Keywords: Volunteers of America Los Angeles, Hawthorne , Clinical Case Manager HUD VASH Hawthorne, Other , hawthorne, California

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