Family & Community Professional

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Inc Beaver Dam, WI
Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI want you to join our Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) team as a Family and Community Professional. The LSS CCS program works in collaboration with Dodge County Human services to provide ongoing services for youth with mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or a dual diagnosis. The dedicated team of service providers develop a treatment and recovery plan to meet the individual's unique needs and goals. The goal of this community-based approach is to promote better overall health and life satisfaction for the individual and prevent out of home placement.

Family and Community Professionals deliver services including, support, education, advocacy, crisis intervention, parent education, and assistance with daily living skills. The Family and Community Professional role requires teaming and coordination of services around CCS qualified clients and supporting services.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

* Markets services, receives referrals, and assumes a caseload of customers with a variety of problems which require the application of professional social work counseling skills to solve.

* Provides case management services, and coordinates the various social, community, and mental health services received by clients.

* Conducts assessments of client needs through interviews, collateral contacts and other investigations, develops a casework plan with customers, and performs agreed upon and necessary casework services.

* Establishes and maintains effective public and working relationships.

* Maintains detailed case records, develops and prepares statistical reports, makes recommendations concerning case disposition and testifies in hearings as required.

* Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-service training, staff meetings, and professional seminars.

* May provide consultation to other social work staff and para-professionals.

* May serve as a representative of the agency to interested individuals, professionals and community groups.

PERKS:

* Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

* Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care

* Mileage reimbursement

* Paid Time Off

* 10 Paid Holidays

* Ability to Contribute to 403B

* Employee Assistance Program

* Service Awards and Recognition

Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

* Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or related field required. Bachelor's level staff shall have a degree in a relevant/approved area of education or human services.

* Master's degree preferred. Master's level clinicians shall have a master's degree and coursework in areas directly related to providing mental health services including master's in clinical psychology, psychology, school or educational psychology, rehabilitation psychology, counseling and guidance, counseling psychology or social work

* Considerable knowledge of counseling and casework principles and methods.

* Working knowledge of welfare, health, mental health and community resources.

* Working knowledge of human behavior, dynamics of groups, interpersonal relations, and social interactions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must have a valid Driver's License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required.

TRAVEL:

Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 80%. Majority of travel will be within county lines. Some overnight travel may be required.

We want you! Apply today to join our team.

EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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