Summary: This position will assist with the coordination of services for client care, maintaining all required documentation of case management. This position is responsible for bringing services, agencies, resources and other people together to assist a client in achieving established goals.
- Provide case management to coordinate other services, resources and people to assist clients in achieving their established service plan goals
- Screen and assess clients for their appropriateness for agency services
- Adheres to the service hour protocol established by the agency
- Coordinate participant’s linkage to community treatment services and support engagement in drug treatment, community, etc.
- Counsel and aid family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client or patient.
- Facilitate individual and/or group orientation or educational sessions (as required
- Facilitate client drug test (as required)
- Represent clients and agency at staffing and court hearings, probation, parole and provider networks.
- Provide referrals for identified needs of the client and crisis intervention when needed
- Document the results of assessments, service plans, reports, progress notes, discharge summaries and other client-related activities including accurate reporting of services
- Bachelor’s degree preferred in human services, social work, psychology or other related fields and one to three years experience in human service activities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills.
- Knowledge of human behavior for the assessment and signs and symptoms of substance abuse disorders. Specific knowledge necessary for working with special populations.
- Knowledge of the Code of Ethics for substance abuse professionals
- Knowledge of the federal drug and alcohol confidentiality law (42 C.F.R. Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system
- Knowledge of computers, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the Internet
- Posses clinical skills to effectively manage client
- Ability to work with a diverse population
- Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed (evening/weekend hours)
- Ability to obtain CADC certification through the State Certification Board (IAODAPCA) within the first two years in the field (if required by program).
- Must be available to attend meetings and meet the needs of the program and/or clients throughout the city, counties or wherever needed (a valid driver’s License, current auto insurance and reliable automotive transportation are required).
TASC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free workplace. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status or any other protected status in accordance with federal and state law.