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Case Manager

Company: Children's Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas,
Location: San Angelo
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

CJob descriptionPosition Title: Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Case ManagerFLSA Status: FLSA-ExemptFull-Time/Part-Time: Full-TimeDepartment: CASAReports to: Director of CASABasic Function of Position:

  • The CASA Case Manager will supervise volunteer child advocates, maintain child advocate records and statistical case information, assist with placement options, attend court hearings and provide supervision in filing court reports, coordinate child, child advocate, and professional contacts, and attend and moderate training sessions for child advocates.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Case management
    • Supervise up to 30 advocates but no more than 45 cases, as assigned
    • Coordinate casework responsibilities, including family and child contacts, professional contacts, transportation, support services, linkage to community resources, court report monitoring, appearances at hearings, and maintenance of case files
    • Attend court hearings and PCs with child advocate
    • Provide notification of meetings and court hearings to child advocates
    • Provide timely, accurate reports for submission to the court and to other involved parties
    • Maintain up-to-date case files, including progress notes, monthly narratives, reports and motions, correspondence, etc.
    • Maintain case and child advocate statistics for funding and statistical reporting
    • Maintain and foster congenial relationships with other professionals
    • Evaluate child advocate case activity and performance
    • Other responsibilities
    • Attend 30 hours of Advocate Training
    • Participate in 12 hours of continuing education each year
    • Attend community meetings as agreed upon by Program Director and Executive Director
    • Assist with statistical compilation and record keeping
    • Assist with program development
    • Provide input for quarterly newsletter
    • Maintain a professional, organized environment in personal office
    • Complete special projects and tasks as assigned by the Director of CASARequired/Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Bachelor's degree in social work or related field required
      • Two years of experience in casework in district family court system or equivalent education and experience preferred
      • Experience in providing case work services and advocate supervision
      • Ability to clearly convey and interpret information to others in a clear manner, both orally and in writing
      • Ability to work under time constraints and maintain effective job performance
      • Ability to identify problems in both case management and advocate coordination and plan corrective action
      • Ability to independently make decisions in a consistent and timely manner
      • Knowledge of child placement options, levels of care, and DFPS policies and procedures
      • Working knowledge of computers and softwareASA Case Manager

Keywords: Children's Advocacy Center of Greater West Texas, , San Angelo , Case Manager, Executive , San Angelo, Texas

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