Is social justice important to you? Consider joining our innovative team by becoming a Case Manager for Youth and Young Adult Services! Working at Thresholds means making a difference in someone’s life every day. For decades, Thresholds has provided direct mental health and substance use treatments in Chicago’s communities. The Case Manager plans and coordinates treatment and services for youth and young adults with mental health needs.Take advantage of our excellent orientation and training programs to learn the latest in evidence based practices, ethics, and time management. At Thresholds, one of Chicago’s award winning best workplaces, we offer competitive compensation and benefits package, participation in the public service loan forgiveness program, opportunities for growth and continuing education, and clinical supervision for LCPC/LCSW licensure.The Case Manager serves as the primary transition facilitator by providing the coordination of treatment, treatment planning and the development and implementation of individualized service plans for youth and young adults with mental health needs. The case manager facilitates services – like school, medical providers, family, etc. – and also assists in skill building through coaching and one-on-one work with young adults.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESWorks with the transition team, including the member, their therapist, residential staff, guardian(s) and others to develop and implement a Thresholds Care Plan. Serves as the primary contact with the members’ support network to assist with the members’ goals for transitioning to adulthood.Provides direct service to members through assessment, case management, group counseling, job support, crisis intervention, transition coordination, and psycho-social rehabilitation services in the community and at Thresholds locations.Performs and participates in crisis intervention in accordance to Therapeutic Crisis intervention (TCI) and Thresholds standards. Models best practices for TCI to other staff. Performs and supervises physical management when necessary.Attends all court appearances, administrative case reviews, DCFS meetings, and Thresholds meetings as assigned. Assures that all Thresholds procedures regarding the handling of member’s funds are followed and that all safeguards, reports, and accounting meets the highest standards.Completes all assigned paperwork in a timely fashion. Produces Medicaid compliant service notes. Completes reports for Thresholds, DCFS, ICG, DMH, courts, and others regularly and when required.Takes DCFS CERAP training and passes the exam, if required by program.May be required to work flexible schedules and be available to work on weekends or eveningsMay be required to be on call.EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field.Preferred:Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.LSW, LPC, LCSW, LCPCREQUIREMENTSAt least 23 years of ageDaily access to a personal vehicleValid driver’s licenseWillingness to provide transportation for members of the programMust obtain and maintain liability car insurance of:$100,000 per person bodily injury$300,000 per accident$100,000 proper damagePrevious experience working with young adults strongly preferred.