Youth and Young Adults Projects Coordinator
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Steward Health Choice provides exceptional customer service and culturally competent care through:
- Compassionate and responsive member services team
- Collaboration with community physicians to help members get the health care they need.
- Providing culturally competent health care, including extensive translation and interpretation services
- Health programs to help members and their families stay healthy
Position Purpose: Programs and populations overseen by this position are required per AHCCCS’ Children’s System of Care. This position is responsible for the implementation and oversight of projects and programs related to child/adult transitional projects and programming across the SHCA network of care, and serves as liaison and single point of contact for all transition to adulthood activities, Meet Me Where I Am (MMWIA) AHCCCS initiative for the SHCA network, support for Juvenile Justice Collaboration, collaboration with SHCA Adolescent Substance Abuse Programs and the fidelity to the Child and Family Team (CFT) practice. The Youth and Young Adult Projects Coordinator will be available to provide care coordination activities when appropriate.
- Assists in the development of various projects and programs related to the transition to adulthood, including conducting gap analyses and developing project standards, policies, procedures, and protocols for the greater SHCA Geographical Service Area (GSA)
- Implements and oversees projects and programs related to the transition to adulthood. Monitors youth and young adult programs to ensure compliance with SHCA, state and federal regulations.
- Performs clinical oversight functions such as reviewing of criteria-based clinical activities, processes or programs for adherence to established standards or criteria, and/or information gathering in a timely manner for clinical programs.
- Conducts compliance reviews of provider clinical records for quality, utilization and completeness based on SCHA policy expectations, and assists with provider performance improvement activities. Prepares and presents written reports of findings for SHCA committees, SHCA provider agencies, and for state agencies.
- Coordinator of Meet Me Where I Am program and oversite.
- Collaboration with SHCA Adolescent Substance Abuse Programs.
- Collaborates with SHCA Justice Administrator for Juvenile Justice Coordination and initiatives.
- Clinical support/oversite for First Episode Psychosis program.
- Provides training, case consultation and technical assistance for provider agencies.
- Participates in clinical and care teams to ensure smooth transition to adulthood services when appropriate.
- Serves as a liaison between the EPSDT Coordinator and young adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
- Coordinates, facilitates, and/or participates in state, regional and local planning and development meetings, Including MMWIA, Youth In Transition, Juvenile Justice Crossover Youth and First Episode Psychosis
- Writes project reports for SHCA, its stakeholders, and AHCCCS.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Education / Experience / Other Requirements:
- Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or a behavioral health related field
Years of Experience:
- 2 years’ experience in behavioral health or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this position
- Knowledge of AHCCCS/ADHS contract requirements, policies and procedures as they relate to youth/young adult and juvenile justice services. Knowledge of the juvenile and adult justice system
- Knowledge of clinical and therapeutic best practices for youth to include transition age youth
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects for program development and evaluation
- Strong team member with demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate stakeholders with effective communication both verbally and in writing; and ability to work effectively and efficiently either as a team member or independently