The Drug Court Case Manager is responsible for providing casework services to clients enrolled in the drug court program. The Drug Court Case Manager will work closely with the drug court coordinator and the drug court judge.
Conducts orientation meetings with new participants to explain program rules and regulations. Verbally explains the participant contract in detail to ensure that the offender understands expectations.
Testifies in court as needed regarding offender compliance with court order.
Screens offenders at the jail for entry into program as indicated.
Maintains contacts with drug court clients for various interviews and programs.
Responsible for preparing and processing forms and reports, and compiling data for monthly reporting.
Collects applications, interviews appropriate candidates, presents case consultation, follows up with potential residents, and schedules intake.
Provides holistic and comprehensive clinical case management services to all clients including intake assessment, benefit assessment, goal setting, long term case plan development, weekly case plan development, program monitoring, individual money management, client education advocacy and referrals.
Maintains a case load of a minimum of 25 clients.
Participates in regular staff meetings, staff trainings, and supervisory sessions; accepts the responsibility for aiding the development and team relationships as requested.
Communicates client progress by conducting weekly interdisciplinary meetings and evaluations, disseminating results and obstacles to the therapeutic team and family; identifies treatment influences.
Prepares for client discharge by reviewing and amplifying discharge plans; coordinates discharge and post-discharge requirements.
Establishes treatment program by setting schedule and routines; conducts services provided, arranging resources including transportation and escort.
Manages application process and ensures that all other required documentation has been received.
Attends treatment team meetings (in both locations) for case consultation and decision making.
Collaborates with other agencies to ensure access to resources for clients.
Connects clients with resources, assisting client in pursuing the best possible options. Assists clients with job training and employment searches; works with area employers to help place clients in appropriate jobs.
Assists clients with regards to public assistance programs, financial education, and housing procurement.
Assists clients with accessing health and mental health care and support groups.
Documents case notes/progress notes, records incidents, and documents all other client-related data on a daily basis.
Ensures that the provisions of these services meet the agency's standards and policies.
Maintains a high level of professional and ethical standards; maintains compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Experience with diverse client population such as cultural and/or religious minorities, along with co-occurring disorders and indigent socio-economically disadvantaged clients, LGBTQ, etc.
Familiarity with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in conjunction with treatment programs and with 12-Step philosophy, as well as other non-traditional self-help treatment programs; knowledge of Evidence Based Practices (EBP), Addiction Severity Index (ASI), and other assessments as needed.
Ability to analyze and solve problems effectively and timely and to multi-task efficiently.
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully; possession of excellent written, verbal, customer service, and computer skills.
Ability to provide input on the creation of new systems and efficiencies.
If in recovery, provide evidence of personal stability as well as adhering to all Serenity Place Policies as it relates to recovery.
Ability to maintain confidentiality as indicated and in accordance with CFR42 Part II and HIPAA.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university and four years of relevant experience.
Experience/Licensure: Twelve (12) hours of continuing education and training in substance abuse and criminal justice issues.
ELLIOT HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER