Provides coordination and communication in all aspects of home based therapeutic service treatment plans and P.A.S.S. plans for specified caseload in compliance with EOHHS & MCO standards. Provides general training to staff and families related to policies, procedures, forms, etc. as related to the HBTS and P.A.S.S. programs. Provides ongoing communication via telephone calls, documentation and attendance at meetings with all relevant parties involved with the specific child. Schedules and facilitates team meetings as applicable to include family members, therapists, consultants, clinical supervisor, school personnel and insurance or family service coordinator as applicable. Ensures child and family centered involvement throughout all aspects of plan development, treatment and follow-up. Position is in the Southern region of the state and would require travel to locations Providence and South.
Initiates and coordinates Home Based Therapeutic Services and Personal Assistance Service and Supports for eligible children and families via the EOHHS & MCO'S.
Conducts initial interviews with families to identify specific needs/target areas and problematic times for scheduling purposes.
Obtains all relevant information from various physicians, school departments, therapists and others via signed release forms.
Completes initial proposal packet and assists clinical supervisor and/or treatment consultant in plan development, approval process and all coordination and follow-up.
Assists families with techniques for identification and recruitment of workers when necessary.
Schedules interviews with potential workers and families upon approval of treatment plans.
Provides training and performance evaluation with staff and families regarding department policies and procedures.
Conducts activities on behalf of a specific child to ensure coordination with all relevant caregivers and others involved in the child’s plan of care including periodic home visits, functional assessments and other activities.
Tracks data and progress notes in a timely manner with clinicians.
Completes renewal proposals with consultant or clinical supervisor.
Advocates on behalf of a specific child to ensure coordination with all relevant caregivers and others involved in the child’s plan of care including periodic home visits, functional assessments and other activities.
Reviews and processes incident reports per agency policy
Attends meetings or appointments with outside parties as applicable.
Provides all required communication and documentation to EOHHS & MCO'S pertaining to the specific caseload.
Informs families of agency mission, policies and procedures such as the bill of rights, grievance procedures and transportation policy.
Provides resources to families regarding various services, transition planning and available information.
Assists with transition process when the child is exiting the program due to age or other reasons.
Completes all discharge forms in conjunction with EOHHS & MCO'S as applicable.
Attends IEP meetings as requested by parent or in place of assigned clinician.
Contributes to the positive morale by representing the agency through professional communication and interactions.
Implements and fosters the principles of self advocacy which promote an independent lifestyle and respect for program participants.
Assists people with learning about and advocating for their personal rights and understanding the responsibilities that accompany those rights.
Arrives punctually and participates in all required meetings and trainings.
Follows all established policies and procedures and documents accordingly.
Drives people to destinations necessary for them to experience a full and diversified life, following all safety and legal regulations.
Provides support to other areas of the agency, as needed.
Bachelors degree from a four year college or university. One to two years related experience and/or training in a social service setting.