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BHIS Caseworker

Cedar Rapids, IA

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BEHAVIORIAL HEALTH INTERVENTION SERVICES (BHIS)
Our Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) help children who find it difficult to manage their behaviors and need encouragement with:
  • Social skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Coping skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Anger management skills

CASEWORKER:
Caseworkers understand a child’s social, emotional and behavioral challenges and provide skill-building interventions that teach the child how to manage their actions. We work closely with clients in their home or in a child’s school or daycare to assess their needs and create customized treatment programs.

Positions available to serve:
  • Linn County and surrounding areas 
  • Benton/Tama Counties
Office hours are based out of Cedar Rapids.  Please call for more information.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:
As a Caseworker at Tanager Place, you will:
  • Treat all individuals with respect and maintain standards of confidentiality, professionalism, and objectivity.
  • Assist children and families in meeting the goals they set by growing their skills in the above areas.
  • Ensure safe, legal transportation for self and others.
  • Meet at times and places convenient and appropriate to client needs and be accessible by phone.
  • Effectively assess and document client behavior and progress.
  • Provide counseling and skills services to assigned clients.
  • Consult with client and family to devise and implement an effective treatment/remedial plan, including goals, objectives, and interventions.
  • Respond by phone to crisis situations that present significant risks to safety, permanency or well-being of children within two hours.
  • Act as a positive emissary of Tanager Place and promote a positive image of Tanager Place at all times. Have an understanding and demonstrate consumer service concepts and initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field with a minimum of one year of relevant post-degree experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in a non-related field with two years of relevant post-degree experience, or a Master’s degree in social work or a related field. All candidates are required to pass a background check.

COMPENSATION:
Compensation will be based on experience and agency schedule.

TO APPLY: 
A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment. Please visit www.tanagerplace.org to complete your application.  EOE

Application Instructions:

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Posted 11/17/17

Job ID: 30114110