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DJS Case Management Spec Supr Facility

**Repost**

Recruitment #22-001593-0003

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Victor Cullen Center

6000 Cullen Dr. Sabillasville, MD 21780

Main Purpose of Job

**This Position is being reposted. Candidates who previously applied, do not need to reapply**

Provides a level of supervision that addresses and monitors the specific duties, needs and job performance of Case Manager positions. This position ensures the implementation of the Center’s treatment modality and therapeutic interventions. This is the highest level of work providing direct counseling services to the youth under our care and custody. Employees in this classification exercise a high degree of initiative in providing specialized over-site and will be responsible for insuring that the most complex and difficult cases are handled in accordance to policy and procedure. This position exercises considerable latitude and judgment in the application of the available guidelines. This position is at the apex of facilitating our mission to return our youth to their respective communities as responsible, productive citizens. An individual in this position is expected to: • Oversee, manage, and coordinate services for youth residing at VCC; • Guide and coach youth in the development of a positive peer culture • Work with the youth, the family, and members of the facility’s Inter-disciplinary Treatment Team. • Participates as Treatment Team Member to secure positive behavioral change. • Guide, teach and counsel youth in the development of pro-social skills by leading groups, and activities; including individual sessions and 7-challeges S/A. • Act to maintain and strengthen the youth’s relationships with their family and Community Case Manager. • Facilitate Aftercare/Transition planning with youth, families, and community Case Managers; • Provide direction, orientation and assistance in the on-going training of Case Management Specialists. • May be called upon to audit CMS responsibilities for the VCC program, in order to suggest improvements, insure compliance, and to assist in develop goals for improvement in accordance with DJS Department policies and procedures. *Will oversee all aspects of case management to include auditing and submission al all reports *Must be highly organized

POSITION DUTIES

Provides a level of supervision that addresses and monitors the specific duties, needs and job performance of Case Manager positions. This position ensures the implementation of the Center’s treatment modality and therapeutic interventions. This is the highest level of work providing direct counseling services to the youth under our care and custody. Employees in this classification exercise a high degree of initiative in providing specialized over-site and will be responsible for insuring that the most complex and difficult cases are handled in accordance to policy and procedure. This position exercises considerable latitude and judgment in the application of the available guidelines. This position is at the apex of facilitating our mission to return our youth to their respective communities as responsible, productive citizens.

 

An individual in this position is expected to:

• Oversee, manage, and coordinate services for youth residing at VCC;

• Guide and coach youth in the development of a positive peer culture

• Work with the youth, the family, and members of the facility’s Inter-disciplinary

Treatment Team.

• Participates as Treatment Team Member to secure positive behavioral change.

• Guide, teach and counsel youth in the development of pro-social skills by leading

groups, and activities; including individual sessions and 7-challeges S/A.

• Act to maintain and strengthen the youth’s relationships with their family and

Community Case Manager.

• Facilitate Aftercare/Transition planning with youth, families, and community

Case Managers;

• Provide direction, orientation and assistance in the on-going training of Case

Management Specialists.

• May be called upon to audit CMS responsibilities for the VCC program, in order to suggest improvements, insure compliance, and to assist in develop goals for improvement in accordance with DJS Department policies and procedures.

*Will oversee all aspects of case management to include auditing and submission al all reports

*Must be highly organized

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute possession of an Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute possession of a Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate for this position will possess the following:

- Bachelor's degree in a Social or Behavioral Science major (such as Criminal Justice, Sociology, Human Relations, Psychology, Child and Adolescent Studies or Social Work, or other closely related field);

- At least one (1) year of supervisory experience in providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

3. Employees in this classification that are employed at DJS Youth Centers may be required to complete a Board approved medication technician training program and possess a valid Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) certification as a Medication Technician.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:

    U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status

    Must be at least 21 years of age

    A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing

    An oral interview, and

    Physical and psychological examinations.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Utilizing the online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. Include your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5:00 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

 

  Maryland Department of Juvenile Services   

  217 E. Redwood Street

  Baltimore, MD 21802

  Attn: Crystal M. Wilson 

  Fax number 410-333-4180 

  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required or if you have any questions, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov. Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin. 

 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

 

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

 

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.



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