Mental Health Case Manager
Company: District 19 Community Service Board
Posted on: June 12, 2021
District 19 Community Services Board is seeking a qualified
Mental Health Professional to serve as the primary provider of
clinical case management services to the Petersburg, VA Clinic.
Adult Mental Health Case Manager will perform case management
duties with Seriously Mentally Ill adults. Case Management consists
of coordinating and monitoring services with other agencies,
supporting and assisting consumers in gaining access to needed
medical, social, educational, and other services. This includes
assessing consumer needs, developing, implementing and monitoring
service delivery and individualized plans.
Employees or contractors providing case management services
shall have knowledge of:
1. Services and systems available in the community including
primary health care, support services, eligibility criteria and
intake processes and generic community resources;
2. The nature of serious mental illness,intellectual disability, substance use
disorders, or co-occurring disorders depending on the individuals
served, including clinical and develop mental issues;
3. Different types of assessments,including functional assessment, and
their uses in service planning;
4. Treatment modalities and intervention techniques, such as
behavior management, independent living skills training,supportive counseling, family
education, crisis intervention, discharge planning, and service
5. Types of mental health, developmental,and substance abuse
programs available in the locality;
6. The service planning process and major components of a service
7. The use of medications in the care or treatment of the
population served; and
8. All applicable federal and state laws and regulations and local
Employees or contractors providing case management services shall
have skills in:
1. Identifying and documenting an individual's need for resources,
services, and other supports;
2. Using information from assessments,evaluations, observation, and
interviews to develop service plans;
3. Identifying and documenting how resources, services, and natural
supports such as family can be utilized to promote achievement of
an individual's personal habilitative or rehabilitative and life
4. Coordinating the provision of services by diverse public and
Employees or contractors providing case management services shall
have abilities to:
1. Work as team members, maintaining effective inter- and
intra-agency working relationships;
2. Work independently performing position duties under general
3. Engage in and sustain on going relationships with individuals
Must meet the DBHDS definition of"Qualified Mental Health
Professional-Adult (QMHP-A)" to include:
At least a bachelor's degree in human services or related field
(social work, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation,sociology, counseling, vocational
rehabilitation, human services counseling or other degree deemed
equivalent to those described) from an accredited college and with
at least one year of clinical experience providing direct services
to individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness;
an individual with a master's degree in psychology from an
accredited college or university with at least one year of clinical
a person with at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited
college in an unrelated field that includes at least 15 semester
credits (or equivalent) in a human services field and who has at
least three years of clinical experience;
any other licensed mental health professional
Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate is preferred.
- Provides community treatment
- Requires willingness to do home visits
Position is a Grade 208.
Starting rate for new employees will be based on the prospective
employee's knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the
position's duties. Starting salaries for new employees will not
exceed the advertised maximum and will be based on the availability
of funding within the current budget.
Position requires pre-employment extensive background check and
drug screening. Driver's License in state of residence with a point
balance of -6 or higher.
District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural
workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career
advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.
Our mission is to improve the quality and productivity of the lives
of individuals who experience, or are at risk of experiencing,
mental disabilities and/ or substance abuse. We accomplish this
through a fully integrated continuum of services in collaboration
with the localities of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Emporia,
Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, and
We see D19 CSB as being the preferred provider for addressing the
needs of individuals, families and children within our catchment
area at risk of mental and substance abuse disabilities. We
envision D19 CSB providing a continuum of services which are
effective, accessible and focused to the needs of the
We see ourselves continuing to operate in a multi-jurisdictional
area that is supportive and responsive to the services we provide
to its citizens. We see ourselves as a vital and cohesive force in
the quality of life of our communities and its citizens.
District 19 Community Services Board is committed to providing
outcome-oriented services in an efficient, effective, and
accountable manner, while ensuring consumer satisfaction and
service quality are maintained.
Our stated values are spelled out in these guiding principles:
Our programs must involve the community in service design and
delivery, be innovative, and be outcome-oriented in the least
restrictive setting possible.
Our programs should be fully integrated within the Board and well
coordinated with other community services.
We are committed to ensuring our employees are trained and engaged
in meaningful, productive work in an efficient, effective, and safe
We value each employee as a professional and as a contributing
member of our service system and are committed to having a
workforce that is representative of our surrounding locality
We value delivering individualized services while ensuring all
human rights are protected as well as being culturally
We value communicating in an honest, caring and open fashion.
We are committed to utilizing sound fiscal management to ensure
that we maximize our ability to provide a comprehensive continuum
of services to consumers with varying levels of mental disabilities
and substance abuse disorders.
A continuum of services and support should be available to meet the
choices, preferences, and needs of consumers and families.
We are committed to having an involved, informed, and supportive
Board of Directors.
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