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Service Coordinator/ Social Worker

San Jose, CA

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

Job Summary: While maintaining good public relations and implementing the goals and vision of the regional center, this position is responsible for providing and coordinating services to consumers in accordance with the provisions of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act, and policies established by the San Andreas Regional Center Board of Directors.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Gathers data and produces initial and/or ongoing assessments
  • Presents assessment data to Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) for eligibility determination
  • Coordinates the Person Centered Planning process with consumers and their families
  • Counsels consumers concerning identification and achievement of personal goals
  • Advocates with consumers/families to assure provision of needed services
  • Initiates and follows up on referrals to existing community resources
  • Identifies areas of unmet needs
  • Performs tasks which relate to fiscal and accountability requirements
  • Provides assistance to existing and in the development of new community services
  • Develops and facilitates support groups for consumers and/or their families
  • Completes all required caseload documentation
  • Develops expertise in accessing generic resources
  • Assures that all consumers and families are informed verbally and in writing of their right to appeal every time a decision is made to change, alter, or deny a service
  • Knows Title 17 and Title 22 licensing and DDS requirements
  • Knows all resources that serve our consumers who reside in various districts
  • Intervenes effectively in crisis situations in order to eventually effect stability
  • Monitors residential facilities in compliance with
  • Monitors day programs to assure quality programming


About the Company

San Andreas Regional Center is a community-based, private nonprofit corporation funded by the State of California to serve people with developmental disabilities as required by the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act. The Lanterman Act is part of California law that sets out the rights and responsibilities of persons with developmental disabilities. San Andreas is one of 21 regional centers throughout California serving individuals and their families who reside within Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.

San Andreas provides diagnostic and prevention services to help ameliorate developmental disabilities. Examples of such service includes amniocentesis, chorionic villus screening or genetic screening for pregnant woman. Chromosomal studies, and genetic counseling, are available to family members to determine hereditary conditions that may increase the risk for birthing a developmental disabled infant or to determine the cause of a disabling condition. These prevention services are available upon referral from a physician.

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