SAMHSA Re-Entry Case Manager
Provide Case Management SAMHSA Re-entry Program for individuals returning from MYS Correctional Facilities. Assist persons in a person-centered manner to increase stabilization, reduce criminogenic thinking and behavior and to connect participants to necessary community resources.
- Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years’ experience in Social Work, Counseling, Criminal Justice or related field
- A valid NY State Driver’s License and ability to drive and an acceptable driving record for agency insurance coverage are required. Must be able to travel locally and regionally for meetings.
- All responsibilities for this position should be carried out with the Mission and Goals of the agency in mind; including interactions with people who come to us for assistance, members of the public, representatives from other agencies and county offices, as well as with co-workers in daily office functioning.
- Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforce adherence to requirements, and advise management on needed actions.
- Maintain strict confidentiality and protect Agency operations by keeping information confidential and secured.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies.
- Adhere to all Agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to corporate compliance, personnel and fiscal policies and procedures.
- Establish and maintain a strong attention to detail, ensure work is accurate and complete, and adhere to all established deadlines.
- Effectively and professionally interact with all levels of associates.
- Excellent interpersonal, active listening, observation, analytical, problem-recognition and problem solving skills.
- Domestic Violence Training
- Interactive Journaling
- Administration of GPRA
- Understanding of NICs’ Transition from Prison to Community Model
- Ability to communicate with Behavioral Health providers, County and state agencies, specifically Parole and Probation Officers.
- Understanding of SAMHSA, DOCCS, and local County Corrections regulations/ language
- Proficiency in Microsoft Suite office products, ZOOM and other GOOGLE documents
- Satisfactory background check required Candidate will be required to disclose associations and/or family members currently incarcerated or under any type of Community Supervision in NYS
- Demonstrate ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
- Strong leadership skills with an ability to delegate appropriate responsibilities
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Efficient with Time Management and organizational skills
- Attend all SAMHSA training as required ( Participation in team meetings required)
- Required to disclose associations and/or family members currently incarcerated or under any type of Community Supervision in NYS.
- Keep stringent case file documentation and group attendance records
- Comply with all SAMHSA reporting in a timely manner
- Maintain all data generated and share with Grant staff as needed.
- Advocate for persons we serve as appropriate
- Reduce stigma for persons served in our community
- Use People First Language
- Communicate with Behavioral Health Providers, vocational, educational providers, County and State Agencies specifically DOCCS and other community providers
- Engages and empowers participants towards pro-social supports and person-centered goals
- Provides case-managed services to individuals for successful community re-entry of those release from State Correctional Facilities to meet stabilization and criminogenic needs
- Process referrals and manages all case file documentations for Re-entry Program.
- Attends workgroups, collaborative and case conferences at supervisor’s request
Control amount of information when working with outside entities