Case Managers coordinate care to assist children/adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and their families in accessing supports essential for living in the community and meeting basic needs. If you love working with families, being out in the community, and seeing change, CYFS MH Case Management is for you!
A Day in the Life of a Case Manager:
Our Case Managers support children/adolescents who have a mental health diagnosis and their families. The Case Manager begins their services by developing a comprehensive plan of care for each of their assigned clients. The Case Manager then begins providing case management services based off of their client's identified needs. The highlight of a Case Manager's day is when a client and their family are able to overcome a barrier.
A typical day usually consists of (but not limited to!):
In addition to the creation and implementation of individualized support plans, it is the Case Managers responsibility to ensure that the needs of their clients are being met, while maintaining all required documentation.
1. Degree: Bachelor's degree in a human services field (psychology, social work, special education, sociology, human development, etc).
2. Experience: This position is entry-level. Clinical experience with children/adolescents is preferred.
3. Good Driving Record: This position may occasionally require transporting clients or driving an agency vehicle. Candidates must have a valid Virginia driver's license with a safe driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years AND no criminal violations in the last five years).
Why work at BRBH?
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders. We are charged also with continuously monitoring and evaluating our services to ensure their cost effectiveness and applicability to current citizen needs. BRBH operates multiple programs throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide or support our services. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employment. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.