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SASS After Hours Case Manager - Southern, IL

In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

The SASS Case Manager works to alleviate or stabilize mental health symptoms of selected clients, which impairs their ability to adjust to home, community integration, or maintain living stability; provides therapeutic services to individuals, families or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems such as therapeutic settings by performing the following duties; develops assessment and treatment planning for clients. 

Applicants must meet the requirement for a Mental Health Professional as defined by Rule 132. This includes:

  • Candidates who have a master's degree in counseling and guidance, rehabilitation counseling, social work, vocational counseling, psychology, pastoral counseling, or family therapy, or a related field
Case Manager
  • Candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in a human services related field

Screening Assessment and Support Services (SASS)
Screening Assessment and Support Services (SASS) is an intensive mental health program designed to provide crisis stabilization, pre-admission screening, assessment, and treatment of any child who may be at risk of psychiatric hospitalization and who is eligible for public funding under any program funded by one of three collaborating departments (IDHS, IHFS, and IDCFS). Services are child-centered, family-focused, community-based, and culturally competent, and occurring in the least restrictive setting, and include multi-systems.

Services Offered
SASS provides 24 hours a day, 365 days a year screening, assessment, and follow up services, including case management, linkage, community support, and counseling/therapy, to youth referred to One Hope United by the Crisis and Referral Entry Services (CARES) Hotline and any youth residing within the counties of the Illinois Local Area Networks (LAN) of Washington County in LAN 7, Jefferson, Hamilton, or Wayne Counties in LAN 8, or Jasper, Clay, Marion, Fayette, and Effingham Counties within LAN 9. Transfer cases from other SASS programs are accepted, as well.
Job Duties
  • Must be energetic, a team player, and have strong written and communication skills. Basic computer skills required. Duties include
  • Daytime crisis intervention services in Hamilton, Jefferson, Wayne, and Marion counties.
  • Ensure the safety of youth
  • Individual and family crisis intervention and counseling
  • Conduct Crisis/Safety Assessment
  • Develop and implement crisis stabilization or deflection plans
  • Provide 90 days of follow-up therapy and case management services
  • Complete Mental Health Assessments, Treatment Plans, and other Case Management services
  • Complete required paperwork within established time-lines
  • Complete required paperwork within established time-lines
  • Provides comprehensive and initial diagnostic assessment of all referred clients utilizing interviews and well-recognized criteria
  • Develops treatment plans using a variety of generally accepted intervention techniques to address areas of assessed need
  • Plans and administers therapeutic treatment
  • Regularly discusses progress toward goals with the client and encourages client feedback and client ownership of outcomes
  • Ensures there is a medical rule out of symptoms and coordinates the approach with medical and other providers serving the client
  • Adapts clinical methodology to the needs of the client using an evaluative tool and client feedback approach to ensure client service is meeting needs, and as needs change, adapts method and degree of therapy
  • Integrates all services provided by serving as a central point of communications for all mental health-related services, supportive services treatment, and counseling
  • Maintains comprehensive client file with progress/process notes, completing assessments and quarterly reports, closing summaries, preparing reports for court as needed, testifying in court as needed, and participating in multidisciplinary staffing as needed
We Invest In You!
  • Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
  • Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days ; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
  • Medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, health savings account, and short-term disability options
  • Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse and Child(ren)
  • Voluntary Legal Plans
  • Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
  • Enterprise Fleet car availability for high mileage drivers
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Discounted child care tuition for OHU employees at our highly rated OHU Child Care facilities
  • Free LCSW and LCPC Supervision hours available in some locations

A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?
  • 800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri and Florida
  • Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency-- strong since 1895
  • Energetic leadership and a rich community of support

One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. One Hope United participates in e Verify.
Related Key Words: "Mental Health" "Counseling" "Therapy"