Summary: This position will provide addiction intervention, AODA counseling and recovery support services to clients and their families. This position is responsible for bringing services, agencies, resources and other people together to assist clients in achieving established goals. This position may also work with high risk caseloads, co-occurring clients, families and children.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Evaluates, facilitates, and monitors clients’ progress in relationship to established goals and objectives. Documents progress on a monthly basis.
- Provides direct services and coordinate other services, resources and programs to assist clients in achieving their established service plan goals and objectives.
- CMII This position will be responsible for working with individuals returning to Central Illinois after serving a period of incarceration. The TASC case manager will work with the re-entry team and the client to help them develop a reentry plan that will assist them in setting and achieving goals that will allow them to be self sufficient and successfully complete their parole. This position will cover central counties across Central IL, but will be based out of the Decatur Parole office.
- Screens and assess client for their appropriateness for agency services.
- Utilizes appropriate documenting resources (ECR) and documents accurately and timely with the understanding of the regulatory and compliance implications.
- Ensures documentation and service hour goals are met within the timelines established by the agency and/or regulations
- Completes and maintain all required documentation pertaining to clients (documentation, ECR, finding letter and status reports)
- Facilitates individual or group orientation and client drug screens
- Develops effective working relationship with the criminal justice system and service providers
- Represents the agency in client staffing, probation, parole, provider networks and court hearings
- Provides referrals for identified needs of the client and crisis intervention as needed
- Completes and maintains all required documentation which includes, documenting 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 from an accredited college/university or related field
- Knowledge of human behavior for the assessment and signs and symptoms of substance abuse disorders. Specific knowledge necessary for working with special populations.
- Qualified candidates must successfully pass and maintain IDOC background clearance; travel
required; may require going into correctional facilities as needed.
- Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of substance abuse including pharmacological factors
- Knowledge of the ASAM placement criteria and the DSM-IV as it relates to substance-related disorders or able to acquire the knowledge
- Ability to obtain CARS or CADC certification through the State Certification Board (IAODAPCA) within the first two years in the field (if required by program).
- 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
- Good communication, organizational and time management skills, good computers skills which include proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the Internet
If you are interested in this position, please visit the TASC website at www.tasc.org and apply online.
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.