Treatment Coordinator

Company: Sequel Youth and Family Services ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Sioux Falls
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

SEQUEL TRANSITIONAL ACADEMY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:  Treatment Coordinator                   Reports To:  Director of Student Services

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain safety, accountability (correct count of each student) and security of campus.
  • Participate as an active team member.
  • Maintain an ongoing awareness of students’ behavior and progress in the program.
  • Coordinate with entire team regarding admission, discharge and transportation of youth.
  • Coordinate all activities with court and referring agencies regarding admissions and discharges.
  • Act as a resource person from team to outside systems including referring workers, families, schools and other stakeholders.
  • Write and prepare all initial care plans, updated service plans, progress reports (as needed) and discharge summaries in a timely manner in accordance with State of SD Regulations.
  • Communicate with students Primary prior to scheduling appointments/visits, etc.
  • Student Files:
  • Filing of all forms must be put into the student files immediately upon receipt.
  • Ensure all sections are completed in student files within 30 days of a student’s admission / if information is not obtainable must report this to the Group Living Director prior to the 30 days.
  • Maintenance of student files must all SD licensing requirements (Sections I, II, III, IV) located in each file.
  • Student pictures are put into the Sequel Central database upon arrival.
  • Consents must be signed prior to admission or at admission
  • Collaboration with Group Living in facilitating and attending staffing’s with Juvenile Court Agents and families.
  • Maintain a calendar and prepare and mail notices of all staffing and court dates for students.
  • Ensure that all guidelines, with regard to written reports and correspondence are followed as required by the court, referring agency, licensing and Policy and Procedures.
  • Attend Education staffing.
  • Represent agency and students in court.
  • Research academic, vocational and community activities for students approaching discharge.
  • Serve as a liaison between community school and partnered school district to promote a seamless academic transition.
  • Connect families with continuum of service agencies in their home community.
  • Closing student file upon discharge.
  • Transport students to court, home passes and appointments as necessary.
  • Have a clear and practical understanding of all federal, state and local laws as it pertains to daily living.
  • Have a clear and practical understanding of all pertinent accreditation standards.
  • Meet all deadlines as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Standards of Performance:

    The Treatment Coordinator’s performance will be rated based upon:

  • Job Knowledge/Skills
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Initiative
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making    
  • Self Development
  • Horizontal and Outside Relationships:

  • Students
  • Students’ families
  • Courts and referring agency staff
  • S.T.A. and Sequel Youth and Family Services Staff
  • Other campus visitors
  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the human service field required as well as experience or demonstrated ability in professional writing. 
  • At least one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles is preferred.  
  • It is an essential function of the position that the staff member must be capable and proficient in the area of physical restraint when and/or if necessary.
  •           Hours:

    Regular business hours, and as needed.

    Job Requirements