Responsible for screening and assessing to identify the services and supports to be provided to address the consumer's identified needs and desired outcomes by completing the Living Options Meeting and reflecting the outcome and results on the Community Living Operations Information Process (CLOIP) Worksheet. Completes Living Options under the supervision of the Program Director of IDD Community Services. May provide service coordination services as needed. Is able to attend 100% of the consumer's annual planning meetings as per the client and LAR agreement. Arranges for the delivery of the identified services/supports and monitors the effectiveness of these and the need for additional or different services/supports. The nature of the work requires utilizing intervention strategies and frequent in-person contact with individuals, families, and service providers.
Will manage a caseload of approximately 80 individuals within a monthly and quarterly basis. Be able to train others on community living option process for individuals with disabilities. Arranges routine community living option tours in collaboration with the CCSSLC and provider agencies.
Is compliant with center policies and procedures, program protocols and requirements of other regulatory bodies. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Must have own transportation. Some moderate travel is required.
Minimum of a bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field including but not limited to, psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, criminal justice, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, and education. Knowledge of community resources, of case management principles, objectives, standards, and methods, and, of program policies and procedures. Ability to assess client needs, coordinate client services and communicate effectively.
Must have a valid Texas driver's license with a good driving record.
Minimum of one year's experience with case management or service coordination.
Experience working with IDD population.