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Forensic Case Manager (Bilingual) - Manhattan Mental Health Court Evaluation Services

Company: EAC Network
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

EAC Network seeks a Forensic Case Manager (Bilingual) for the Manhattan Health Court Evaluation Services program, located in Brooklyn, NY. The position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO).

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Forensic Case Manager provides services and identification, screening, treatment planning, case management, and court reporting of eligible participants living with mental illness or co-occurring disorders.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Act as liaison to the courts and correctional facilities. Provide case-finding and screening services for cases within the Court in order to ascertain appropriate service plans for participants.
Follows and implements a comprehensive screening to effectuate referrals to treatment and accompanies and/or arranges transportation for clients to the appropriate facility when necessary.
Submit monitoring reports to the MMHC Resource Coordinator in a timely manner prior to each scheduled court appearance describing participants compliance with court approved treatment plans.
Immediately notify the court if participants commit major infractions.
Maintain case documentation available for review by supervision at any time, i.e. client records, including progress notes and all other relevant information to assist clients and to comply with program requirements.
Assist clients in applying for and receiving public and private benefits.
Maintain a caseload and monitor client participation in the treatment program through case management appointments, reviewing progress reports and conferencing cases with treatment personnel.
Make periodic visits to treatment facilities and maintain accurate log of visits.
Prepare and present written and oral status reports to the criminal justice system in a timely manner regarding client's progress.
Ensure weekly, bi-weekly, or clinically appropriate level of contact with program participants and treatment providers.
Participate in case conferences weekly or as needed.
Investigate and arrange supportive services and/or entitlements for clients.
Attend and engage in relevant trainings or continuing education opportunities as directed by Program Director.
Conduct supervised toxicology on participants as needed.
Act as a resource to staff members for guidance in treatment planning and treatment needs.
Assists Program Director with administrative tasks related to program management.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Bachelors degree required or Masters degree in criminal justice, social work, counseling, forensic psychology, psychology, sociology, or criminology and one or more years of experience working with the criminal justice, substance abusing, or mental ill population. Masters degree preferred.
Must be bilingual fluent in Spanish.
Good communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work cooperatively with treatment and criminal justice systems.
Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.

please apply using link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=35760&clientkey=482E0819E86020A234308CF26CCD0B5C

Keywords: EAC Network, Hempstead , Forensic Case Manager (Bilingual) - Manhattan Mental Health Court Evaluation Services, Healthcare , Hempstead, New York

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