Work with an exceptional team with individuals diagnosed with a mental health disorder and involvement with the criminal justice system. Be an active member that allows for personal growth and development of those that are served!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree or higher in a generally recognized clinical discipline and 1 year of mental health clinical experience.
  • Must be registered, licensed or certified to practice in this profession, if that profession is governed by a licensing board in this Commonwealth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Role models and implements psychosocial rehabilitation philosophy and principles while assisting individuals in their recovery inclusive of reestablishing roles in the community, developing support networks and increasing quality of life.
  • Intervenes in individual’s related problems and situations according to program procedures or supervisory direction.
  • Accurately follows through with all required documentation including, but not limited to, DPN’s, staff communication log, case notes, incident reports, assessments and goal plans, and progress reports.
  • Monitors and records all individual’s medications during assigned shift in accordance with Step By Step CRR Medication Policy and Procedures.
  • Recognizes, appreciates and incorporates the individual’s culture into the rehabilitative plan to promote recovery. Also plan, implement and coordinate creative activities for individuals as an alternative form of expression, socialization, recreation and emotional release, coordinate individual and group activities for recreation and socialization which are appropriate for their age group.
  • Develops and updates comprehensive, insightful treatment plans with long- and short-term goals based on level of functioning and individual needs.
  • Teaches problem-solving, goal-setting, social skills, communication skills, money management and accessing community resources.
  • Provides individual counseling and family involvement as necessary with an emphasis on elimination of criminal recidivism and substance use.
  • Provides random and “for suspicion” D&A screens and reviews all testing results.
  • Facilitates relapse prevention and psycho-educational groups weekly using SAMSHA evidence-based models.
  • Provides periodic ASAM level of care assessments for individuals with drug and alcohol use disorders.
  • Must be aware of and have knowledge of forensic systems, information, supports and services in the community.
  • Must have strong linkages/relationships with Drug and Alcohol providers and levels of care, as well as with the criminal justice field.
  • Must have an awareness of drug and alcohol (addiction) culture.