Presentation on theme: "Case Management: An Intentional Advising Model Bitsy Cohn, Coordinator, Developmental Education, CCCS Joanna Liebelt, Case Manager, CCD."— Presentation transcript:
Case Management: An Intentional Advising Model Bitsy Cohn, Coordinator, Developmental Education, CCCS Joanna Liebelt, Case Manager, CCD
Agenda Introductions Case Management Who are you managing? Intentional Advising (IA) Managing a Caseload Creating a Case File Questions?
What is Case Management? Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual's …needs Case Management Society of America (CMSA) FEATURES o Holistic approach to individual needs o Process of facilitation allows for referral, not just direct service o Collaborative outcomes: individualized support combined with individual’s effort
Who are you managing? Students enrolled in Energy Programs Students who are enrolled in one of your college’s TAA funded Developmental Education Redesign classes “TAA like” students – TAA eligible, WIA, unemployed, displaced worker, displaced homemaker
Intentional Advising Network established o Offices for referrals Specific people within the offices o On and off campus o Faculty o Student Services o Coaches/Energy Colleges About the relationship o Looking at all the hats they wear Helping them overcome outside obstacles so they can be successful students
Case Management = Intentional Advising Earl (1987) observed that Intrusive (Intentional) Advising is about getting to the heart of what is causing difficulty for a student and recommending the appropriate intervention Helping students learn to seek help when needed – Earl (1997) Goal is to help students feel cared for by the institution Proactive o Not hand-holding o Not parenting o Jennifer Varney
Advising vs. Counseling When to refer to counseling o Severity of the issue that is interfering with their life o
Teaching Self Advocacy THE FOUR KNOWS Who am I What do I need Who do I ask? How do I ask appropriately? Bitsy Cohn, – The Edge Workshop FRCC/LC, 2006
Creating a Case File Intake ProcessChecklistsChecklists Forms NACADA Clearinghouse NACADA Clearinghouse o Contracts ex: Participation Agreement o Referrals o Outside Tracking Required record keeping o Electronic Student Case File (ESCF) - Interview Guide Case notes
Intake forms/advisor notes/student files FERPA o Educational records: o Written documents; (including student advising folders) o Computer media; o Microfilm and microfiche; o Video or audio tapes or CDs; o Film; o Photographs. o Not considered records: o Private notes of individual staff or faculty; (NOT kept in student advising folders) o Campus police records; o Medical records; o Statistical data compilations that contain no mention of personally identifiable information about any specific student If you have specific questions concerning the interpretation of FERPA contact your Registrar or Student Legal Services office.