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Senior Case Manager
Location: Brooklyn NY 11201
DESCRIPTION: EAC Network seeks a Senior Case Manager to work full time for its Brooklyn Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities (TASC) program. The Senior Case Manager provides services and identification, screening, treatment planning, case management, and court reporting of eligible clients for the Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities (TASC) Programs and acts as resource to staff. Position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off plan (PTO). All qualified applicants will be afforded equal opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. EAC is an EOE.
• Act as liaison to the courts and correctional facilities. Provide case-finding and screening services clients involved with alcohol or drug abuse and/or presents evidence of mental illness to ascertain appropriate treatment as an alternative to incarceration.
• Follows and implements a comprehensive screening, to effectuate referrals to a mental health, drug abuse, or alcoholism facility and accompanies and/or arranges transportation for clients to the appropriate facility when necessary.
• Maintain case documentation
• Assist clients in applying for and receiving public and private benefits.
• Maintain a caseload of offenders and monitor their participation in the treatment program through case management appointments, reviewing progress reports and conferencing cases with treatment personnel.
• Make periodic visits to treatment facilities and maintain accurate log of visits.
• Prepare and present written and oral status reports to the criminal justice system in a timely manner regarding client's progress.
• Investigate and recommend supportive services for clients.
• Conducts educational and/or supportive groups.
• Act as a resource to staff members for guidance in treatment planning and treatment needs.
• Train and supervise interns and volunteer staff.
• Assists supervisor with administrative tasks related to program management.
• Associate’s degree in a helping profession and at least 2 years of prior experience working in intervention programs with criminal justice involved participants required. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work, counseling, forensic psychology, psychology, sociology, or criminology preferred.
• One year or more of experience in substance abuse, criminal justice or working with the substance abusing and/or mentally ill population preferred.
• Knowledge of treatment programs and local criminal justice and health systems needed.
• Ability to work cooperatively with treatment and criminal justice systems.
• Must be proficient in computer applications necessary to perform work assignments.
Please indicate desired salary in application.
Posted on 11/22/17; CVMHA ID #11598