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FORENSIC RE-ENTRY CASE MANAGER

Job Description


Job Summary: The Forensic Re-entry Case Manager will have extensive knowledge of case coordination and care management practices. Responsible for understanding the overarching contract for position, implementing protocols and collection of data/reporting. The following duties will apply:
Duties

1. Facilitate access to community-based services including, substance use disorder treatment, mental health treatment and primary care treatment to clients before and after release from jail.

  1. Provide screening, assessment and referral services before and after release from jail.
  2. Facilitate warm handoff to needed services and will continue to monitor engagement.
  3. Facilitate access to Care Management services before and after release from jail.
  4. Facilitate access to eligible and needed government assistance programs.
  5. Facilitate application or recertification process with DSS and Medicaid if appropriate in order to reduce disruption in benefits for inmates as they reenter the community.
  6. Assist client in addressing child support and care needs upon their release.
  7. Improve the housing status of clients leaving jail.
  8. Provide all necessary referrals to existing housing services within the community to assist in moving clients into safe, permanent housing.
  9. Improve employment status of clients leaving jail.
  10. Work with clients to identify educational/vocational goals and objectives.
  11. Work with clients before and after release to connect with service providers in the community who can offer continuing education and vocational training opportunities.
  12. Increase client’s connections to family and community.

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in social work, chemical dependency, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field. QHP preferred. Valid NYS Drivers’ License.

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit behavioral health and substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple innovative program located throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Our services in clude outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. We pride ourselves on being committed to the professional development of all our staff and if that is important to you, we invite you to choose FLACRA!

Job Snapshot

Location US-NY-Canandaigua
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
Other Compensation: 0
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Company Overview

Since Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency inception in 1973, we have helped thousands of people find their path to sustainable recovery. Today we offer several levels of care, including: a residential Addictions Crisis Center, three community residences, supportive living and independent housing. Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency Care Managers aid in coordinating care during and after treatment. Our counsellors use strengths based and individualized plans to help you or your loved ones live in recovery.

Contact Information

US-NY-Canandaigua
Melanie
315-462-9169

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(Confidential)
Company:
US-NY-Canandaigua
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description


Job Summary: The Forensic Re-entry Case Manager will have extensive knowledge of case coordination and care management practices. Responsible for understanding the overarching contract for position, implementing protocols and collection of data/reporting. The following duties will apply:
Duties

1. Facilitate access to community-based services including, substance use disorder treatment, mental health treatment and primary care treatment to clients before and after release from jail.

  1. Provide screening, assessment and referral services before and after release from jail.
  2. Facilitate warm handoff to needed services and will continue to monitor engagement.
  3. Facilitate access to Care Management services before and after release from jail.
  4. Facilitate access to eligible and needed government assistance programs.
  5. Facilitate application or recertification process with DSS and Medicaid if appropriate in order to reduce disruption in benefits for inmates as they reenter the community.
  6. Assist client in addressing child support and care needs upon their release.
  7. Improve the housing status of clients leaving jail.
  8. Provide all necessary referrals to existing housing services within the community to assist in moving clients into safe, permanent housing.
  9. Improve employment status of clients leaving jail.
  10. Work with clients to identify educational/vocational goals and objectives.
  11. Work with clients before and after release to connect with service providers in the community who can offer continuing education and vocational training opportunities.
  12. Increase client’s connections to family and community.

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in social work, chemical dependency, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field. QHP preferred. Valid NYS Drivers’ License.

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit behavioral health and substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple innovative program located throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Our services in clude outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. We pride ourselves on being committed to the professional development of all our staff and if that is important to you, we invite you to choose FLACRA!

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