Serve as the central point for referrals, screening, assessments and placement for consumers. Represents CR in the community and with local and/or state officials. Serve as the point of contact for waiting lists.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR ADMISSION/ASSESSMENT:
Completes all necessary intake and assessments, including record review, face to face interview, in home and behavioral assessment and consultation with service providers.
Ensures completion of all nursing, medical, behavioral and other specialized assessments and integrates into assessment packet.
Completes Integrated Summary and development of preliminary service plan.
Acts as liaison between referring agent and Program Manager ensuring all admittance documentation is completed prior to admittance.
Coordinates the Transitional Meetings in the programs with consumers, family and funders
Coordinates the CR the Admissions Committee and participates in external admission meetings as necessary.
Manages the waiting list for programs as necessary
Acts as a point of contact and agency liaison for families, public and/or private agencies during admissions process.
Compiles and prepares admission reports and outcomes that reflect the status of the admission process.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK:
Provides administrative and clinical supervision to the social work department
Assigns, directs, and reviews the work of social workers providing services in the ICF/MR facilities and ensures that work is performed according to established ICF/MR policies and procedures.
Serves as social work advisor to members of the interdisciplinary team as well as other professional staff, consumers, family members, and community agency representatives.
Acts as a liaison with parent associations and other community-based service providers; and identifies and develops available social service resources in the community for consumers
Compiles and prepares clinical reports and outcomes related to the activities and accomplishments of a social work program.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Works with stakeholders in respective communities to develop necessary referral sources for CR programs
Participates in identifying consumers in need of service to include acting as a representative at attending provider fairs
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Hold a Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and is licensed as a LCSW in the State of Virginia
Five to seven years of experience in the MR, MH and/or MR/MH field.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, supervisory and writing skills, as well as extensive experience with assessments, program development/coordination, budgets, crisis intervention, service planning, community relations and public speaking.
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CRi is a non-profit organization providing quality services to help empower individuals with disabilities & mental health needs to live as high a quality of life as possible. Through our programs, our individuals experience greater choice, respect & independence in their local communities.
For more than 40 years, CRi has been relentlessly focused on what’s possible. We invest our time & effort to find innovative ways to meet the needs of the people we support in the communities where they live and work.
CRi’s services are based on the recognition that all people are self-determining individuals endowed with esteem, legal rights & the capability for achieving his or her potential.
CRi believes every person should have the opportunity to:
•Exercise control of life’s choices,
•Live in and contribute to a community of his or her choosing,
•Experience the network of community & its natural supports.