CBS Case Manager

Briana Madsen

Website Elizabeth Layton Center

Looking to make a difference in the lives of children?

ELC has openings for (2) full-time CBS Case Managers in Paola, Kansas.   CBS Case Managers provide services to school-age youth/children meeting the criteria of Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED).  Duties include providing services individually and in group settings. Services may be provided on-site, at schools, in the community and family home. Paid training to achieve case management certification is provided. Experience working with school-age youth and a Bachelors degree in psychology, sociology or human services preferred.  EOE

ELC has four locations and has over 150 employees serving over 4,400 clients each year. We are a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer who understands that employees are our greatest asset. ELC offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, flexibility and generous PTO.

SUMMARY:  The incumbent will provide case management/therapeutic services to youth with a severe emotional disturbance (SED).  In coordination with therapeutic staff, the incumbent will assist youth and families by providing information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes with a goal of increasing the consumer’s independence, productivity, self-determination, integration, and inclusion in the community.  The majority of the Case Manager’s time will be spent providing services to youth in the family home, educational setting, program site or other community settings, with minimal time spent at the Center.


  • Participates in treatment planning based on best practice theories and applies interventions
  • Development of personal plan/goal sheet in conjunction with consumer’s needs
  • Obtains location and the process of acquiring resources; coordinates with area agencies
  • Direct involvement in planning and advocacy in areas of:  Education/Vocation, Residential, Financial, Health , Leisure, and Social Supports
  • Education to family in symptomatology, awareness of relapse indicators and handling of crisis
  • Assists in collection of program data and provides reports as necessary to immediate supervisor
  • Works in conjunction with other mental health center staff
  • Must provide transportation to and from various program activities
    (must maintain a good driving record)
  • Meets direct service expectations of 47% of time worked
  • Works a minimum of 6 hours after 6pm each week
  • Meets deadlines for daily paperwork and reports
  • Provides quality documentation
  • Provides supportive intervention when needs arise outside of scheduled hours
  • Assists other case managers and consumers as needed to help meet agency’s needs


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience necessary to meet State of Kansas licensing regulations
  • Possesses the minimum qualifications as documented in the Kansas Case Management Program Standards
  • Familiarity with mental health theory and practice
  • Clean driving record
  • Incumbent must pass a security check as required by Medicaid Regulations


  • Relates a positive approach to complex mental health issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, community agencies, and consumers
  • Ability to be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences
  • Ability to safely perform major job responsibilities, with or without reasonable accommodations


Become a valued member of the ELC team today!  EOE

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