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Behavioral Health Youth Care Coordinator (Part-time)

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington • Washington, DC

Posted 5 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 4 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Education, Health Care, Professional Services

Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

Job Summary: The Behavioral Health Youth Care Coordinator provides aftercare and follow up visits to a child or adolescent following a psychiatric hospitalization discharge. The Care Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the child and their family are following through with appointments, medication regimen, etc. This job has both service delivery and administrative responsibilities. Proficiency is required in both areas.



• Provide community support services as defined by DC Mental Health Rehabilitation Services regulations using a Strengths Based Recovery Model to children and adolescents who have been hospitalized for psychiatric reasons.
• Responsible for the service needs for an assigned caseload of program consumers.
• Provide mental health education, emotional support and consultation to consumers, families, and other support systems the consumer has in the community which are directed exclusively to the well-being and benefit of the consumer.
• Provide individual mental health service and support intervention for the development of interpersonal and community coping skills, including adapting to home, school and work environments.
• Assist the consumer in symptom self-monitoring and self-management for the identification and minimization of the negative effects of psychiatric symptoms which interfere with the consumer’s daily living, personal development or school or work performance.
• Assist the consumer to develop and implement relapse prevention strategies and supportive mental health interventions for avoiding hospitalizations.
• Provide crisis intervention, as necessary and conduct home visits, no less than once a week within a 30-day period to assess consumer’s strengths and needs and level of care.
• Educate and assist consumers with learning or re-learning ADL skills necessary to improve their quality of life, including acquisition of consumer health-care benefits.
• Act as an advocate, link consumers to community resources and facilitate communication and collaboration with collateral providers and key supports.


• Accurately and comprehensively documents all service provided within specified time limits.
• Continuously maintain an average of five (5) billable hours for every working day after 90 days of employment (holiday, sick, personal and vacation days are excluded). A billable hour requires delivery of a required service followed by accurate and comprehensive documentation in the electronic health record (Credible).
• Document all services in Credible within 24 hours following the client contact.
• Document the consumers’ progress through daily contact notes and monthly progress notes.
• Attend all administrative, in-service education, and other meetings as required.
• Meet regularly for supervision with the Clinical Manager.
• Perform other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related Human Services field preferred.
• BSW/MSW require DC SW license; Master’s in Counseling requires LGPC or LPC license.
• 4+ years direct service experience in a social service setting with adults who have mental illnesses.


• Excellent ability to communicate in English, in written and oral form.
• Ability to travel independently to service locations. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to transport consumers.
• Skills to gather demographic information pertinent to IRP formulation, provide concrete training in the development of Daily Living Skills, Travel Training, Social Skills, and Independent Living Skills, and provide advocacy services.
• Knowledge of co-occurring disorders treatment.
• Proficiency with computer systems (MS Office products) is essential, including Word and Outlook.
• Typing Skills 30 - 35 w/m required.
• Knowledge of the Echo database preferred.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Job ID: 18-0333
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