The Ontario One-Stop Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Center offers young adults between the ages of 16 to 25 a safe, accepting and comfortable place. Young adults come to identify the TAY Center as their own safe haven, wher they can define and succeed in accomplishing their life goals. The young adult participants often have mental, emotional and/or substance abuse concerns. They come from foster care, group homes, the juvenile justice system, living on the streets, or simply from the community at large. They come to fulfill basic life needs such as a warm meal, a shower or a place to do laundry. After they drop in, they find additional supportive services, such as counseling, job training, housing referrals, GED study classes and other enrichment courses.
Case Managers act as liaison between treatment providers and the client. Case Managers are responsible for intake and client need assessment, arrangement and coordination of comprehensive services, referral to AOD treatment and recovery services, monitoring and evaluation of client progress and changing client needs and client advocacy. The primary task of the Case Manager is assisting clients with the development of social and community support systems that provide treatment and recovery opportunities promote stability and enable the client the opportunity to find and continue employment. Case Managers offer their community outreach abilities and extensive knowledge of community resources and support as a primary means of assisting each client with achieving long-term recovery and employment. This position will also serve as a backup Psychiatric Technician, as needed, providing care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded patients participating in relevant treatment activities / programs. Will assist patients with their personal health regimes, educate and encourage the correct use of oral medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's prescriptions. Will take and record measures of patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide baseline or daily information.
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