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Family & Children's Service

Case Manager, Connecting Forward

Family & Children's Service


Job Summary

The Connecting Forward Case Manager will provide assessment, screening, resource connection, case management, and/or referrals to mental health counseling to program clients of all Connecting Forward network partners. The Case Manager will recommend an individual and/or family care plan of action on the needs identified. If needed, the Case Manager will provide intensive case management, short-term counseling, self-advocacy training, family counseling, life skills training, parenting skills training, educational and supportive services, in-home services, advocacy, and/or referrals as needed.  Three positions are available. These positions are remote.

Job Responsibilities

•    Conduct needs assessments for financial and material resources, mental health, imminent risk, domestic violence, trauma, and/or other needs as they relate to client success and services.
•    Develop, implement, and modify care plans (case management goals), as needed, to address the needs of the client.
•    Establish and maintain an effective and empowering relationship with clients.
•    Refer and connect clients to Connecting Forward network partners to fulfill identified needs.
•    Refer clients to short-term, solution-focused, trauma-informed counseling and clinical interventions (e.g. individual or family therapy)
•    Refer clients, when appropriate, to licensed drug and alcohol treatment centers, domestic violence shelters, other community treatment centers, long-term therapeutic service agencies, etc.
•    Be knowledgeable about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and other federal benefit programs for which the client may qualify; assist the client in applying for federal SSI and SSDI benefits when appropriate.
•    Employ a strengths-based and client-goal-oriented approach to facilitate self-empowerment.
•    Provide ongoing educational and/or supportive groups as needed
•    Develop relationships with partner agencies and assume a strong advocacy role for needed services.
•    Provide services in the home, school, or other location in the community when needed and appropriate for best serving the client in meeting goals.
•    Regular attendance during office hours and reliable transportation is required.


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree (*Master’s Preferred) in Social Work, Counseling, and/or Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy with 2-3 years of working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds

Additional Information


These positions are benefits-eligible.  We offer medical, vision, and dental coverage.  401k and 401k matching.  Generous vacation time, sick leave, and parental leave.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: July 28, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $48,500
  • Working Hours: 40 hour work week