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Working As A Treatment Coordinator

  • Getting Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Stressful

  • $29,330

    Average Salary

What Does A Treatment Coordinator Do

Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.

Duties

Social and human service assistants typically do the following:

  • Help determine what type of aid their clients need
  • Work with clients and other professionals, such as social workers, to develop a treatment plan
  • Help clients find assistance with daily activities, such as eating and bathing
  • Research services, such as food stamps and Medicaid, that are available to their clients in their communities
  • Coordinate services provided to clients
  • Help clients complete paperwork to apply for assistance programs
  • Transport clients—for example, by driving them to appointments or to services within their community
  • Check in with clients to ensure that services are provided appropriately

Social and human service assistants have many job titles, including case work aide, clinical social work aide, family service assistant, social work assistant, addictions counselor assistant, and human service worker.

Social and human service assistants help clients to identify and obtain benefits and services. In addition to initially connecting clients with benefits or services, social and human service assistants may follow up with clients to ensure that they are receiving the intended services and that the services are meeting their needs. They work under the direction of social workers, psychologists, or other social and human service workers.

With children and families, social and human service assistants ensure that the children live in safe homes. They help parents get the resources, such as food stamps or childcare, they need to care for their children.

With the elderly, these workers help clients stay in their own homes and live under their own care whenever possible. Social and human service assistants may coordinate meal deliveries or find personal care aides to help with the clients’ day-to-day needs, such as running errands and bathing. In some cases, human service workers help look for residential care facilities, such as nursing homes.

For people with disabilities, social and human service assistants help find rehabilitation services that aid their clients. They may work with employers to make a job more accessible to people with disabilities. Some workers find personal care services to help clients with daily living activities, such as bathing and making meals.

For people with addictions, human service assistants find rehabilitation centers that meet their clients’ needs. They also may find support groups for people who are dependent on alcohol, drugs, gambling, or other substances or behaviors.

With veterans, assistants help people who have been discharged from the military adjust to civilian life. They help with practical needs, such as locating housing and finding ways to apply skills gained in the military to civilian jobs. They may also help their clients navigate the overwhelming number of services available to veterans.

For people with mental illnesses, social and human service assistants help clients find the appropriate resources to help them cope with their illness. They find self-help and support groups to provide their clients with an assistance network. In addition, they may find personal care services or group housing to help those with more severe mental illnesses care for themselves.

With immigrants, workers help clients adjust to living in a new country. They help the clients locate jobs and housing. They also may help them find programs that teach English, or they may find legal assistance to help immigrants get various administrative paperwork in order.

With former prison inmates, human service assistants find job training or placement programs to help clients reenter society. Human service assistants help former inmates find housing and connect with programs that help them start a new life for themselves.

With homeless people, assistants help clients meet their basic needs. They find temporary or permanent housing for their clients and locate places, such as soup kitchens, that provide meals. Human service assistants also may help homeless people find resources to address other problems they may have, such as joblessness.

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How To Become A Treatment Coordinator

Requirements for social and human service assistants vary, although they typically have at least a high school diploma and must complete a brief period of on-the-job training. Some employers prefer to hire workers who have additional education or experience.

Education

Although a high school diploma is typically required, some employers prefer to hire workers who have relevant work experience or education beyond high school. A certificate or an associate’s degree in a subject such as human services, gerontology (working with older adults), or social or behavioral science is common for workers entering this occupation.

Human service degree programs train students to observe and interview patients, carry out treatment plans, and handle people who are undergoing a crisis. Many programs include fieldwork to give students hands-on experience.

The level of education that social and human service assistants have completed often determines the responsibilities they are given. Those with a high school diploma are likely to do lower level work, such as helping clients fill out paperwork. Assistants with some college education may coordinate program activities or manage a group home.

Although postsecondary education is important, some employers may prefer or allow for applicants who have related work experience. In some cases, candidates may substitute such experience in place of postsecondary education. 

Training

Many social and human service assistants, particularly those without any postsecondary education, undergo a period of on-the-job training. Because such workers often are dealing with multiple clients from a wide variety of backgrounds, on-the-job training in case management helps prepare them to respond appropriately to the different needs and situations of their clients.

Advancement

For social and human service assistants, additional education is almost always necessary for advancement. In general, advancement to case management or social work jobs requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services, counseling, rehabilitation, social work, or a related field.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Social and human service assistants talk with clients about the challenges in their lives and assist them in getting help. These workers must be able to listen to their clients and to communicate the clients’ needs to organizations that can help them.

Compassion. Social and human service assistants often work with people who are in stressful and difficult situations. To develop strong relationships, they must have compassion and empathy for their clients.

Interpersonal skills. Social and human service assistants must make their clients feel comfortable discussing sensitive issues. Assistants also need to build relationships with other service providers to become familiar with all of the resources that are available in their communities.

Organizational skills. Social and human service assistants often must complete lots of paperwork and work with many different clients. They must be organized in order to ensure that the paperwork is filed properly and that clients are getting the help they need.

Problem-solving skills. Social and human service assistants help clients find solutions to their problems. They must be able to listen carefully to their clients’ needs and offer practical solutions.

Time-management skills. Social and human service assistants often work with many clients. They must manage their time effectively to ensure that their clients are getting the attention they need.

Some employers require a criminal background check. In some settings, workers need a valid driver’s license.

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Treatment Coordinator Career Paths

Treatment Coordinator
Office Manager Operations Manager General Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Assistant Director Director Of Food And Beverage
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Program Director General Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Business Office Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Program Director Educator Case Manager
Career Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Clinical Supervisor Clinical Manager Nursing Director
Career Services Director
9 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Registered Nurse Staff Nurse
Case Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Therapist Program Director
Clinical Director
9 Yearsyrs
Clinical Director Psychologist Clinical Supervisor
Clinical Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Clinician Clinical Supervisor Nursing Director
Clinical Services Director
11 Yearsyrs
Clinical Director Adjunct Instructor Associate Director
Director Of Admissions
7 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Service Director Medical Social Worker
Director Of Social Services
6 Yearsyrs
Dental Hygienist Clinical Coordinator Career Manager
Health Care Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Dental Hygienist Registered Nurse Nurse Manager
Health Director
9 Yearsyrs
Career Coordinator Assistant Director Of Nursing Occupational Health Nurse
Health Services Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Program Coordinator Assistant Director Office Manager
Practice Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Therapist Program Manager Senior Project Manager
Project Director
8 Yearsyrs
Service Coordinator Sales Coordinator Front Office Manager
Resident Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Program Manager General Manager
Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Clinician Program Director
Unit Director
5 Yearsyrs
Program Coordinator Home Health Aid Warehouse Associate
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Coordinator 2.6 years
Career Coordinator 2.4 years
Case Coordinator 2.3 years
Intake Coordinator 2.1 years
Top Employers Before
Internship 6.3%
Counselor 4.8%
Manager 2.9%
Cashier 2.6%
Therapist 2.3%
Top Employers After
Therapist 8.6%
Counselor 5.2%
Internship 3.5%
Clinician 3.3%
Director 2.7%

Treatment Coordinator Demographics

Gender

Female

82.1%

Male

16.0%

Unknown

1.8%
Ethnicity

White

77.4%

Hispanic or Latino

13.9%

Asian

6.5%

Unknown

1.5%

Black or African American

0.7%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

66.2%

French

6.9%

Polish

6.2%

Chinese

2.3%

Vietnamese

2.3%

Korean

2.3%

Russian

1.5%

Portuguese

1.5%

German

1.5%

Japanese

1.5%

Tagalog

1.5%

Mandarin

1.5%

Italian

1.5%

Cantonese

0.8%

Gujarati

0.8%

Carrier

0.8%

Hindi

0.8%
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Treatment Coordinator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

15.4%

Capella University

9.4%

Grand Canyon University

7.9%

Liberty University

5.9%

Walden University

5.5%

Webster University

4.7%

New York University

4.3%

Fordham University

4.3%

Rhode Island College

3.9%

Arizona State University

3.9%

West Virginia University

3.9%

New Mexico State University

3.9%

University of New Mexico

3.9%

University of Alabama

3.5%

Michigan State University

3.5%

University of Cincinnati

3.1%

Southern New Hampshire University

3.1%

New Mexico Highlands University

3.1%

Columbia University

3.1%

University of New England

3.1%
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Majors

Social Work

15.6%

Business

12.8%

Psychology

9.9%

Dental Assisting

9.0%

School Counseling

6.1%

Counseling Psychology

5.8%

Health Care Administration

4.8%

Mental Health Counseling

4.6%

Criminal Justice

4.4%

Nursing

3.5%

Education

3.5%

Sociology

3.2%

Management

2.6%

Clinical Psychology

2.5%

General Studies

2.1%

Elementary Education

2.1%

Medical Assisting Services

2.1%

Human Services

2.0%

Communication

1.9%

Accounting

1.7%
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Degrees

Masters

30.2%

Bachelors

27.9%

Other

21.8%

Associate

9.1%

Certificate

5.4%

Doctorate

3.2%

Diploma

1.6%

License

0.7%
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Real Treatment Coordinator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Heat Treatment Coordinator Tenaris Coiled Tubes, LLC Houston, TX Jan 26, 2016 $117,125
Multi Cultural Treatment Coordinator Michael W. Howell, P.S.C. Bowling Green, KY Dec 18, 2013 $80,933 -
$97,157
Treatment Coordinator Atique Orthodontics, P.A. San Antonio, TX Feb 18, 2016 $73,632
Treatment Coordinator-Mid Level Dental Provider Brian H. Miller DDS Norton Center, MA Jul 15, 2010 $54,492
Treatment Coordinator-Mid Level Dental Provider Brian H. Miller DDS Norton Center, MA Jul 15, 2010 $53,302
Treatment Coordinator St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT Jul 01, 2014 $49,170
Treatment Coordinator St. Vincent's Medical Center Westport, CT Jul 09, 2015 $47,041
Dental-Treatment Coordinator Mahallati Dental Group Santa Ana, CA Feb 21, 2008 $43,201
Treatment Coordinator St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT Aug 01, 2011 $42,494
Treatment Coordinator St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT Jul 01, 2011 $42,494
Therapeutic Day Treatment Coordinator Family Preservation Services, Inc. Farmville, VA Sep 30, 2014 $39,000
Dental Treatment Coordinator Mahallati Dental Corp DBA Bay Dental Santa Ana, CA Dec 09, 2010 $37,710
Pre-Treatment Coordinator/Chemist The City of Frankfort Frankfort, KY Sep 18, 2011 $36,504

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Top Skills for A Treatment Coordinator

FinancialArrangementsNewPatientExamsFamilyTherapyCrisisInterventionMentalHealthCustomerServiceInsuranceClaimsInsuranceCompaniesChildInsuranceBenefitsSubstanceAbuseFrontOfficeDataEntryPhoneCallsFrontDeskInsuranceVerificationPatientCareDiscussPaymentPlansMedicalRecords

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Top Treatment Coordinator Skills

  1. Financial Arrangements
  2. New Patient Exams
  3. Family Therapy
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Confirmed appointments, financial arrangements and collections.
  • Performed all new patient exams with orthodontist.
  • Provided individual, group and family therapy to adolescent girls in a residential setting.
  • Follow all procedures as it relates to crisis intervention.
  • Facilitate Child and Family Team process for families receiving mental health services.

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