DCCCA - Case Manager (Pittsburg, KS)

DCCCA logoFamilies First Case Manager - Pittsburg, KS


Position Overview:

  • Provides for the safety, stability and well-being of children and families
  • Works as a dyad to coordinate and deliver timely access to intensive treatment and other intervention services for the family.
  • Delivers culturally competent, strengths-based case management services to children and families consistent with the evidence-based practice models
  • Decisions are made on guidelines provided by the supervisor, family preservation standard procedures and policies, evidence-based practice model and DCCCA organizational policies 
  • Meets DCF timelines to connect with the family and facilitate the initial family meeting


  • Engages and works in partnership with families to complete assessments and develop the case plan 
  • Meets with the family in the home weekly, monitoring the family's progress towards their case plan goals and meets monthly with each child individually to assess child's safety
  • Provides weekly home-based family skills training which may include:  Nutrition, Hygiene, Household and Time Management, Home and Child Safety, Basic Parenting, Transportation, Problem Solving and Communication to assist parents in providing a safe, nurturing environment for children in their care 
  • Prioritizes identified problems that require resolution, utilizes available resources, and arrives at decisions appropriate to the family 
  • Completes and analyzes initial and on-going family assessments related to safety, stability and well-being, including mental health, substance abuse, education, emotional, social and physical well-being, parenting and parent-child relationships
  • Completes and submits timely court reports; Appears and testifies in court as required
  • Collects drug screens as necessary
  • Documents case information, including court reports, emails, and activities weekly 
  • Responds promptly to family crisis situations, documents incidents and is available 24/7 to clients
  • Job may require the employee to be able to regularly drive to various DCCCA locations and other business locations throughout the day or night as required 

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in human services is required
  • Prior work in behavioral health or children/family services is required; experience working with substance use is preferred
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record 
  • Must pass pre-employment background and reference checks, fingerprinting and drug screening


To apply, CLICK HERE!

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