Outreach Case Manager/Direct Care Specialist

Pittsfield, MA

**Bachelor's Degree results on higher wage** - Position is first shift, flexible days!

Essential Job Functions

I. Direct Care:

  • Case management of assigned caseload
  • Coordination and collaboration with youths, families, residential treatment providers, clinicians and other providers regarding treatment plan development, strategies for intervention and implementation
  • Implement treatment plan and treatment strategies
  • Outreach to child/family/collateral/clinical/residential contacts that comprise the youth’s team, i.e. school, court, home, residential programs and other community agencies, etc.
  • Encourage and assist youths with enhancing natural supports and developing community connections
  • Supervise youths in after school programs, extra curricular and other community based activities as needed
  • Assist youths in attending treatment and services at the Brien Center and other relevant agencies as stated in youth’s treatment plan
  • Participate in treatment meetings for youths on assigned caseload
  • Advocate for youths and youth’s voice and choice
  • Provide transportation to family visits, meetings, appointments, activities, etc. to facilitate implementation of treatment plan

II. Administrative Duties:

  • Complete all paperwork in a timely manner
  • Participate in all relevant staff meetings, supervision and required trainings
  • Update supervisor on collateral contacts on a regular basis
  • Complete all tasks assigned which impact the organized functioning of the program


  • High School or equivalency required; Bachelor’s in human services-related field strongly preferred
  • 2 years experience working in case-management and/or with children/adolescents and families required
  • Knowledge of WRAP curriculum preferred
  • CPR, First Aid and MAP Certified, or obtain CPR, First Aid and MAP certification within first 3 months of employment