The Case Manager facilitates participants’ progress through the Model after release from prison by assessing, monitoring, and evaluating while facilitating individual and group sessions. Case Manager coordinates behavioral health and wellness with the Therapist and education and employment with the Career Educator or Career Coach.
- Active knowledge of substance use treatment, including the 12 Steps.
- Enforce all Academy participant policies and procedures.
- Delivering life skill interventions in both one-on-one settings as well as group facilitation.
- Perform drug and alcohol screens, ensuring all participants are being screened at random.
- Document all sessions, testing, attendance, etc. in database.
- Developing community resources to support participant needs, including housing, medical, transportation, food, etc.
- Partner with participants to research and access community resources and needs.
- Ability to recognize a participant’s need for therapeutic intervention.
- Monitor and provide support at Concordance sober house, will require some night and weekend shifts.
- Maintain positive and professional relationships with Academy participants, prison staff and administration, team members, volunteers, community partners and adhere to Academy policies.
- Collaborate with team members to ensure Concordance Academy continues to be the best.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
- Experts in delivering life skill interventions
- Developing community resources to support participant needs, including housing, medical, transportation, food, etc., and partner with participants to research and access community resources
- Ability to recognize a participant’s need for therapeutic intervention
- Knowledge of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and delivering manualized interventions.
- Ability to work cooperatively with others from varied backgrounds and in different situations to accomplish the objectives to build and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships, leverage information and achieve results.
- Skilled in writing and maintaining computer-based participant records in an accurate and timely manner.
- Ability to respond to crisis situations and psychiatric emergencies, use appropriate crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques and maintain performance and self-control under pressure or adversity
- Ability to obtain information, identify key issues and implications, apply professional judgment to make informed and objective decisions.
- Ability to plan and organize work activities; manage several tasks at once; and routinely meet deadlines.
- Knowledge of and of impact trauma
- Ability to perform duties with fidelity, skill, and heart.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related counseling degree
- Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or related counseling field (preferred)
- One year of experience working in substance use treatment or similar area
- Prior work with justice-involved adults or other vulnerable populations
- Lived experience
Licensure & Certification:
- Driver’s license
- Obtain and maintain DOC security clearance
- Substance Use credentialing (preferred)
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.