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Reentry Coordination Liaison
Center for Urban Community services
The CUCS’ Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Reentry Coordination Liaison. HRC offers technical assistance, training, housing referral assistance, and mental health services information and is actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation.
Responsibilities: The Reentry Coordination Liaison is responsible for coordinating the forensic housing resources from referral to housing placement including reviewing supportive housing applications, scheduling and facilitating video teleconference housing interviews, consulting with referring OMH pre-release coordinators across NYS prisons and participating in case planning meetings.
Additional responsibilities may include providing coverage for other units within the Reentry Coordination System including but not limited to coordinating referrals to Care Coordination / ACT and community-based mental health outpatient treatment, as well as providing training / technical assistance.
High School Diploma with four years relevant work experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience in related field
Experience with Forensic SMI population preferred
Strong clinical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Strong knowledge and experience with community mental health services including supportive housing, care coordination and ACT, and outpatient services
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good computer literacy skills with database knowledge preferred
English/Spanish Bilingual preferred
Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document.
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Posted on 10/06/17; CVMHA ID #11467