In the Department of Developmental Services this class is accountable for directing case management services in a region or in a training school.
Receives administrative or executive direction from the Developmental Services Assistant Regional Director for Resources or other administrative official.
Directs professional, clerical and paraprofessional staff assigned to case management services; may supervise other related services such as community training homes as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of case management services; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of division budget; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; directs processing of all referrals for services; directs delivery of case management services to client and coordinates services with those of other public and private community agencies; directs development and maintenance of case records; directs processing of admissions; arranges for processing of clinical and diagnostic evaluations; participates in administration of federal reimbursement programs; recruits case management staff; develops and implements inservice staff development programs; trains and evaluates professional and clerical personnel; directs preparation of appropriate grant requests; supervises cataloging of community resources and assessment of community needs; may supervise recruitment, licensing, development and implementation of community training homes and respite care programs; may serve as field instructor for graduate and undergraduate social work students; may coordinate and direct development and implementation of research activities; may function as Data Collection Systems coordinator in region or facility; may chair region or facility interdisciplinary admissions and case review team; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of case management practices for persons with mental retardation; considerable knowledge of social problems resulting from mental retardation or other developmental disabilities and methods dealing with such problems; considerable knowledge of organization of services for persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities and methods of their implementation; considerable knowledge of relationships between facilities for persons with mental retardation, community agencies, courts and health facilities; considerable knowledge of interdisciplinary approach to program planning; considerable knowledge of public and private resources for persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of experience in supervising the provision of case management or casework services for persons with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities at the level of Developmental Services Supervisor of Case Management.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to have proof of ACSW certification for positions responsible for training of new social workers or graduate students in social work. 2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Developmental Services Director of Case Management in Salary Group MP 64 approved effective July 4, 2008. (Revised to change Service Status to Non-examined)