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Substance Abuse Case Manager

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Job posted by: Center for Community Alternatives, New York

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Job description

The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights. CCA serves people in trouble: youth at risk; families in crisis; people struggling to address drug and alcohol problems and HIV and AIDS; and people who have been involved in the criminal justice system who are seeking community reintegration and productive, law-abiding lives. CCA endeavors to address these issues by emphasizing personal empowerment, self-respect and concern for one's community.

Become part of CCA=s innovative team and earn a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package and have opportunities for professional development. All positions require a commitment to work on behalf of people involved in the criminal justice system, excellent writing, organizational and word processing skills. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

CCA's Crossroads Treatment Services is seeking a Substance Abuse Case Manager to provide one to one and group counseling and case management services, develop individual treatment plans, and make referrals to community based organizations for adults who have been involved with the criminal justice system.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform client intake, assessment, and program orientation.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Coordinate appropriate service referrals and monitor client follow through. Verify community service compliance.
  • Provide weekly one to one support and counseling.
  • Facilitate education and chemical dependency support groups.
  • Initiate and maintain client record in accordance with OASAS regulations (attached) and program requirements. Assist clinical staff with the timely review and QHP authorization of treatment plans and other client records to ensure quality, individualized service, court and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and document client=s progress, including drug testing. Update treatment plans at least quarterly, more if indicated.
  • Prepare monthly (or as required) updates to court and other supervising agency.
  • Participate in treatment team case reviews. Consult with other professionals in support of client=s treatment.
  • Complete discharge plan and summary.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated cultural competency.
  • CASAC, LMSW, LMHC, CRC, AAMFT required.
  • Knowledge and experience working with individuals involved with criminal justice system and OASAS regulation compliance.
  • Strong written/oral communication, group facilitation, and advocacy skills
  • Ability to negotiate multiple service delivery systems and agencies.
  • Computer literacy (word processing, e-mail, internet research, data entry) required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

How to apply

Please send cover letter indicating position applying for, salary history and resume to:

Center for Community Alternatives

25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor

Brooklyn, New York 11201

fax: (718)-858-9670

email: nycjobs@communityalternatives.org

CCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location

25 Chapel Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11201, US

Details

Start date
August 28, 2014
Application deadline
October 28, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Professional
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
32,000 - 35,000
Job function
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