Case Managers

Qualifications for Case Managers

  • Bachelors Degree, human services or related field required
  • Two years experience in Maternal-Child Health or related field

Personnel are capable of helping children and families consider options, improve their functioning, and achieve their goals. Personnel competencies are needed to:

  • Engage, establish trust, develop relationships and collaborate effectively with individuals and families from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives;
  • Provide services in a culturally competent manner;
  • Promote respect and encourage independence;
  • Use appropriate methods of support and establish professional boundaries with families;
  • Educate families about child development, child rearing, and positive personal development;
  • Identify and build on strengths and family priorities;
  • Assess needs, risks, and safety;
  • Recognize and address problems related to substance use, mental health, domestic violence, and child abuse and neglect;
  • Collaborate with community providers; and
  • Link families with needed services offered by other community providers.

Personnel providing early intervention services have the additional competencies needed to:

  • Administer early intervention techniques;
  • Understand issues of particular relevance to the families of children with developmental delays or disabilities; and
  • Help families learn how to support and promote their children’s healthy development.

Personnel providing parent education services in a group setting have the competencies needed to:

  • Engage and motivate group members;
  • Understand group dynamics;
  • Lead discussions;
  • Facilitate group activities;
  • Collaborate effectively with individuals and families from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives;
  • Provide services in a culturally competent manner;
  • Promote respect and encourage independence;
  • Educate individuals and families about child development, child rearing, and positive personal development; and
  • Recognize family needs and collaborate with community providers.

COMPENSATION

Compensation based on education and experience.

TO APPLY

Call Christina at 515-288-4742 or e-mailchristina.guerrero@urbandreams.org.

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