Social Worker

Organization: Dane County

Location: Madison, WI

Meet with persons who have a mental health and/or substance use diagnosis to educate them about the features of the CCS program and its Recovery model. Ascertain voluntary interest in CCS participation. Gather assessment information via direct client interview and relevant collateral contacts. Complete DHS functional screen to determine functional eligibility. Assist consumer with obtaining physician’s prescription as necessary. Ensure that all required documentation is complete and filed in a timely manner. Assist consumers with selecting a service facilitation agency and facilitate a warm transfer to that agency for ongoing services. Assess need for immediate services and make arrangements if necessary. For those determined ineligible or not interested in CCS, provide information and assistance in accessing alternative resources. Perform annual reassessments of eligibility with DHS functional screen. Provide community education on the CCS program. Provide oral interpretation. Translate documents. Outreach to other service access points. Other duties as assigned.

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