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Family & Children's Service

Clinical Therapist Case Manager

Family & Children's Service

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Job Summary

The Connecting Forward Clinical Therapist/ Case Manager will provide assessment, screening, resource connection, case management, and/or mental health counseling to program clients of all Connecting Forward network partners. The CTCM will recommend an individual and/or family care plan of action on needs identified. If needed, the CTCM 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

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct needs assessments for learning disabilities, mental health, imminent risk, domestic violence, trauma, and/or other needs as they relate to client success and services.
  • Develop, implement, and modify treatment plans, as needed, to address the needs of the client.
  • Establish and maintain an effective treatment relationship.
  • Refer and connect clients to Connecting Forward network partners to fulfill identified needs.
  • Provide short-term, solution-focused, trauma-informed counseling (e.g. individual or family therapy)
  • Refer clients, when appropriate, to licensed drug and alcohol treatment centers, domestic violence shelters, and other community treatment centers, or long-term therapeutic service agencies, etc.
  • Process and distribute mail daily. Coordinate the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Refer clients, when appropriate, to licensed drug and alcohol treatment centers, domestic violence shelters, and other community treatment centers, or 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 and/or therapeutic 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 required.

Qualifications

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field  with 2-3 years of working with children and families from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. Licensed or license eligible preferred.

Additional Information

Benefits

Position is benefit eligible, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with match, generous leave and holiday policy and more.

How to Apply

Submit resume, salary requirements and if interested in Full or Part- Time to:

hrdept@fcsnashville.org

EOE M/F/D/V

Details

  • Date Posted: September 15, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services