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Case Manager (STRTP)

Department: Res Exec & Support
Location: San Dimas, CA

McKinley: Youth, Family, and Community are what we are all about!  We offer a great working environment and benefits package! McKinley encourages growth so that you can Be your Best H.U.M.A.N. 

At McKinley employees share a set of guiding principles: We embrace a culture that is Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. - H.U.M.A.N.  

The Company: McKinley is a highly respected welfare organization with a comprehensive array of programs and services – which touch nearly 1,800 lives annually – include short term residential treatment program (STRTP), Foster Care, Adoptions, Mental Health Services, and Special Education. McKinley has 5 locations throughout southern California with our main campus located in San Dimas. We embrace a culture that is  H.U.M.A.N.Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. McKinley has created a Hopeful environment, in which we choose optimism in finding the motivation to achieve our greatest dreams. We are a team dedicated to Understanding individual needs and do so by listening and embracing each individual’s stories. We strongly embrace our agency’s Morals by treating everyone with kindness and respect. At McKinley, we acknowledge our team member’s and clients’ Awesome qualities by celebrating what makes each individual unique. We are dedicated to Nurturing a Trauma-Informed Integrated Care approach that has created a unique culture within the organization.  We celebrate diversity by our commitment to cultivating an inclusive and affirming environment for all. 


The Position: The role of the Case Manager is to work in concert with the treatment team and particularly the STRTP Clinical Social Worker to liaison with the residents’ families and county workers with regards to the progress and treatment issues of the individual clients.  The Case Manager will assist in coordinating the Needs and Service Plan (NSP) and treatment/case conferences.


Compensation and Benefits:

The pay range we’re offering is $17.00 - $19.00 per hour depending on experience.

Our people are the heart of our organization, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance- we offer a company defined contribution of $500/month
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match up to 3%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Training Opportunities to Further Personal and Professional Growth



  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • DMH experience preferred
  • Residential experience preferred

Other Skills Required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other office-related software
  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Able to work independently and organize multiple projects with minimum supervision
  • Able to work as a team member
  • Able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professional boundaries with clients and staff
  • Able to represent the agency professionally and appropriately with all constituencies
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam, TB and drug screening
  • Ability to drive to various sites on and off campus
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Ability to physically restrain children (if needed)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Case Manager will maintain a caseload of clients and follow them from admission to discharge. 
  • Responsible for completing appropriate documentation, assists with the implementation of clinical interventions, and participates in an interdisciplinary treatment team for the clients on their caseload. 
  • Facilitates psycho-educational groups for the clients at the facility, when indicated. 
  • Responsible for contributing to the implementation of client behavior plans/appropriate interventions established by the Clinical Team, engaging in crisis intervention when required, and ensuring consistently high quality of client care to an at-risk youth population. 
  • The ability to implement case plans through good professional judgment while maintaining a team approach is essential. 
  • Crisis intervention and client de-escalation skills are necessary and valued.
  • Liaison with the residents’ families and county workers with regards to the progress and treatment issues of the individual clients.  
  • The Case Manager will assist in coordinating the Needs and Service Plan (NSP) and treatment/case conferences.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Why Should You Apply?

  • Our Mission- work for an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives 
  • Competitive pay
  • Several benefit options
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Great training for staff

Join McKinley to Be Your Best H.U.M.A.N. 

McKinley’s response to COVID-19: The safety of the families, children, clients we serve as well as our valued team members is our priority. We want to make sure everyone at McKinley feels safe and welcomed. We are taking all the necessary precautions and safety measures to maintain a safe environment throughout our different locations. We are providing PPE to our team members and visitors along with practicing social distancing measures.


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