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Caseworker I or II/Community Living Support Specialist 1811

Company: Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
Location: Waco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Community Living Support Specialist for Klaras Center for Families work with Mental Health staff, families, and other community resource providers in an effort to meet therapeutic goals of adolescents in the mental health system. This person will provide skills training and community living support to clients and families who receive services under the Youth Empowerment Services waiverEXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:Performs skills training, mentoring, and respite services with clients or relatives of clients in the community, under supervision of the Supervisor of YES & WRAP Services in consultation with a therapist/skills trainer and interdisciplinary team.Participates as a team member in conferences designed for the diagnosis and treatment of clients.Acts as liaison between all appropriate agencies, physicians, relatives of clients and community resources for purposes of admission, treatment and discharge creases knowledge of work concepts by attendance at work related outside conferences and seminars whenever possible.Performs related work as required.Knowledge, Skills, and Essential FunctionsExcellent written communication and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentationExcellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providersTime management and organization required to meet service goalsLocal travel to client homes, school, jail, and other community settingsStooping, bending, sitting, standing, keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting up to 30 lbs.Ability to be CPR and PMAB certifiedValid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required. 60% local travel.Education and ExperienceBachelor's or Master's in social work, psychology or related field with ability to obtain Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing1 year of skills training experience preferredHours:M-F 8AM-5PM with possible variationSalary:$30,000-$36,172 annually DOQLocation:Klaras Center for FamiliesDepartment:Klaras Center for Families

Keywords: Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center, Waco , Caseworker I or II/Community Living Support Specialist 1811, Other , Waco, Texas

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