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Behavioral Health Coordinator-Multi-Disciplinary Staffing

Company: Embrace Families
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Embrace Families is committed to building a local system of care and services to vulnerable children in Central Florida. We care for children who have been victims of abuse and/or neglect and we utilize community service providers to deliver the direct services to children.Behavioral Health Coordinators are responsible for coordinating and facilitating multidisciplinary team (MDT) staffing's/meetings to collaboratively develop and attempt to reach consensus decisions on placement, service needs and other important life decisions of children and youth being served by Florida's child welfare system. This position must bring professionals, family, natural and community supports together to participate in these staffing's/meetings in order to assess options and make decisions in the best interest of the child(ren). MDT participants may include the Department of Children and Families, Community-Based Care Lead Agency staff, Case Management organizations, GALs, parents, youth, caregivers, family members, community service providers, and other persons involved in the life of a child for whom the MDT has been convened.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Establish and maintain positive working relationship with Embrace Families customers.Point of Contact to coordinate Multidisciplinary Team staffing's for placement and transitionsMaintain an organized tracking system to account for multidisciplinary referrals, staffing's and confirm participation of required attendeesProvide staffing/meeting invite and meeting notifications to all participants timelyProvide supporting documentation to MDT participantsEnsures that MDT participants are notified of their responsibility to maintain confidentiality of any information shared during the staffingAssist participants in identification the strengths within the family when determining and establishing goals for the child; confirm best interest factors and specific information related to a child 3 years of age or younger are considered during the multidisciplinary staffing pursuant to S.39.4022, F.S. provide notification to the courts through Children's Legal Services and DCF Regional staff within 48 hours after the conclusion of the staffing's when a unanimous consensus could not be reachedFacilitate consensus building among MDT participantsShare with all parties the staffing/meeting notes with the court and participantDevelop written reports for the courts that outline the overall decisions of the multidisciplinary staffing's and the feedback of each individual participantDocument the outcome of multidisciplinary staffing's in the Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN) SystemReview Florida Statutes, DCF Operational Procedures, Administrative Rule and policies. Ensure participants are aware of confidentiality and HIPAA, and identify potential problems related to case specificCross-train co-workers as needed for coverage for the MDT staffing processParticipate in ongoing trainings, team and planning meetingsProvide backup coverage for County BHC's for level of care MDT's, placement stabilization staffings and oversight of children in higher levels of careProvide backup coverage for Intake and Placement BHCs as necessary to cover Placement MDT's and intakesQUALIFICATIONS:REQUIRED:Master's Degree from an accredited college or university and experience in child welfare services (providing directly a continuum of services designed to ensure that children are safe and that families. have the necessary support to care for their children successfully.)Extensive knowledge of child welfare operations and mental health services.Embrace Families Values Strong Families and Strong Communities. We believe Every Child deserves a safe, stable, and loving home. We invite you to come on board and help us make that happen.We are the lead child welfare agency in Central Florida covering the tri-county area of Orange, Osceola and Seminole countiesWe are Innovative and have piloted programs not seen before in this industry - Ask us about our Keys to Independence Program and our work in TexasWe raise awareness with fun and inspiring events such as Dance, Dream, & Inspire, the MANicure Movement, and our Golf TournamentWe partner with organizations throughout the tri-county area to address the specific needs of our children and families at their community level.Voted one of the Top Places to Work by Orlando SentinelEmbrace Families Values Strong Employees. Our comprehensive benefit package provides you the foundation you need to not worry about yourself and your familyYour benefit eligibility starts on day 1100% Employer paid basic life AD&D and disability benefits401K with Employer match up to 4% of eligible payPaid Time Off accrues starting on day 1 with 27 days (216 hours) per hire year!9 paid holidays each yearA broad EAP Program with access to thousands of trainings and lifestyle discounts ranging from professional and personal which cover, mental, physical, and financial well-being.Flexible hybrid work opportunities for most positionsOpportunities for learning, growth, and developmentStarting salary: $50,400 (open to negotiation based on experience)nTKRbCZOO9

Keywords: Embrace Families, Orlando , Behavioral Health Coordinator-Multi-Disciplinary Staffing, Human Resources , Orlando, Florida

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