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Poughkeepsie, New York
Case Manager MCIT
When applying please state if you are applying for full time or per diem.
We have both full-time and per diem openings for Case Managers to join our Mobile Crisis Team. The Case Manager will be working with a team of professionals and community-based agencies — to stabilize a psychiatric crisis, avoid hospitalization and/or incarceration, and initiate immediate community-based treatment. These evaluations are performed in homes, hospitals, community and mobile-based milieus. Shifts will include daytime, after hours, on call and weekends.
Daily responsibilities include:
- Establishing and implementing a plan to successfully engage clients in relevant services and other resources.
- Engage in advocacy for adults, children, adolescents and families served as appropriate.
- Providing follow-up services (as needed) aimed at establishing linkage to services for program participants, developing and maintaining cooperative relationships with programs providing services for the population served.
- Advocating for clients' access to community resources and services, ensuring that clients' needs are met and rights maintained; consult and collaborate with community providers to ensure continuity of care.
- Participating in supervision, program meetings and in-service trainings; participate in clinical reviews and case conferences for clients on caseload.
- Participating in verbal de-escalation in emergent situations and be able and willing to assist other staff as needed to maintain a safe, secure environment.
Associates degree in human services preferred. Ideal candidate should have two years of experience and skills working in a mental health setting . Familiar with working with adults, children, and families.