DS Support Coordinator-Child - Salary Range 48,941.40, Negotiable depending on qualifications.
Posted on: September 21, 2023
The Richmond Behavioral Health is seeking a DS Support Coordinator
to support our Children's Team. The incumbents primary
responsibility will be providing support coordination services to
individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and
their families. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of
the assigned supervisor. Work is conducted at an assigned RBHA
worksite and/or off-site. The work location is guided by the
assigned tasks and must be approved by the supervisor.
Working from a team approach and guided by person-centered
thinking, the incumbent will provide assessment, planning, linking,
monitoring, education and advocacy to adults and children who have
an intellectual and/or developmental disability or children under
the age of six who are at a development risk. The incumbent will
ensure that needed services and supports are identified, delivered
and documented according to the individual's Person-Centered Plan.
The incumbent will complete comprehensive documentation that meets
regulatory, agency and reimbursement requirements. In carrying out
the position requirements, the incumbent will maintain a positive
working relationship with a variety of private providers, agencies,
schools and professionals.
- Receive referrals and complete intakes if applicable;
- Assess the individual and family needs by completing approved
assessments, collecting/reviewing records and interviewing the
individual, family/caregiver, and other providers;
- Develops Person-Centered Individual Service Plans with the
individual, family/caregiver and other providers as appropriate;
reviews and updates service plans.
- Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the Individual
- Make referrals and links individuals to needed services and
resources and coordinates individual services and treatment with
multiple service providers and agencies;
- Monitor implementation of the person-centered plan through
regular contacts with providers and periodic site visits and home
visits with the individual;
- Evaluates the quality of services provided and changes in
individual's condition and counsels individuals as necessary;
evaluates individuals' environment for safety, security, and
- Enhance community integration through increasing individuals'
community access and involvement;
- Provide consultation and supportive counseling to the
individual and family/caregiver for problem resolution;
- Complete documentation and maintain case records to meet the
requirements of regulatory bodies;
- Develop and maintain good working relationships with community
resources and agencies to ensure effective coordination of services
- Acquire and maintain current information on available community
- Attends inter-disciplinary team meetings to discuss decisions
for individuals' plan of care; provides or arranges transportation;
assists with discharge planning.
- Represent the agency in committee and community groups in terms
of networking and linking individuals with needed services and
- Advocate on behalf of the individual when necessary;
- Report suspected cases of abuse, neglect and exploitation to
the appropriate authorities;
- Assist in orientating newly hired staff and facilitate
- Prepares a variety of reports; prepares and maintains
individual electronic health record and other records.
- Monitor, maintain and assist with the reinstatement of
individual entitlements and benefits;
- Perform other assigned duties consistent with established
policies and procedures. Position Requirements
Education and Experience
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in a human service field
including, but not limited to, sociology, social work, special
education, counseling, or psychology. An advanced degree in a
related field fulfills the requirements if a qualified candidate
does not have a bachelor's degree in a related field area. At least
1 year documented experience working directly with individuals who
have developmental disabilities.
Valid driver's license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
QDDP status upon hire.
Qualifying case management staff will be eligible for a $3K sign-on
bonus as defined by the terms and conditions of the approved
sign-on bonus policy.
About the Organization
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Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for
providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse
and prevention services to the citizens of the City of
RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and
communities we serve.
An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to
reach their highest potential.
Equity / Innovation / Quality / Inclusion / Accessibility /
Transparency / Compassion / Integrity
Creating Healthy Communities - One Person, One Family, One
Community at a time.
RBHA is committed to providing behavioral health services to all
Richmond residents regardless of race, color, gender, age,
religion, disability, or national origin.
Services are provided directly by RBHA staff and through contracts
with private providers in the community. Funding is received
through fees from consumers, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City
of Richmond, and local and state grants.
Starting Salary Range
48,941.40, Negotiable depending on qualifications.
Richmond Behavioral Health Authority provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws.
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