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Forensic Case Manager

Company: The Guidance Center
Location: Bradford
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Collaborate and develop effective interactions with local jail personnel, corrections, mental health, the court system, and McKean County Department of Human Services
* Develop re-entry plans that contain well researched individualized mental health options for inmates
* Determine individual's willingness to participate and accept developed treatment plans
* Regularly meet and communicate with court, probation, mental health agencies, Public Defender's Office, and other correctional staff for the adoption of realistic re-entry and treatment plans
* Coordinate with other institutions and systems, such as psychiatric hospitals, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and LTSR's regarding treatment options and referrals
* Track adjudication process for those with mental health and co-occurring disorders to determine judicial status
* Screen individuals for eligibility for entitlement programs upon re-entry, make appropriate referrals to eligible programs
* Participate in treatment and re-entry teams for the purpose of planning re-entry plans, coordination of services and the identification of inmates with a mental health disorder
* Coordinate and monitor with community programs regarding treatment compliance and provide feedback to treatment team members such as probation and court system
* Serves as contact for State Correctional Institutions to plan and facilitate re-entry plans from a State Correctional Facility
* Coordinate re-entry plans from a State Facility 3-4 months prior to release date to ensure continuity of care
* Collectively collaborate and refer to McKean County Redevelopment and Housing regarding housing case management, housing options and funding availability
* Provide and monitor referrals to identified community services to ensure a smooth transition to community reintegration
* Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or be a Registered Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Willingness to adhere to confidentiality standards and expectations
* Keen attention to detail
* Ability to work independently and use sound judgement in problem solving
* Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
* Willingness and flexibility to work with various community and agency programs

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 403(b)
* 403(b) matching
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: The Guidance Center, Buffalo , Forensic Case Manager, Executive , Bradford, New York

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