Facility: RA ATLANTIC CITY NJ
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position manages a caseload of participant cases by administering the policies and procedures of the program as directed by the contracting agency and the Program Manager or Supervising Case Manager. Learns, uses and models principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with participants and other staff members. This position reports on program operations to ensure that all requirements of the criminal justice system are met.
THIS IS A FULL TIME POSITION IN THE ATLANTIC CITY (CRC) COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Regularly meets with the Supervised Offender to review progress and ensure the Supervised Offender is attending required programming activities;
- Ensuring efficient management of casework functions as well as being responsible for monitoring each Supervised Offender’s progress and recommending corrective measures to the assigned NJSPB representative when progress is substandard;
- Possession of a broad, in-depth knowledge of the program modalities and services of the Contractor’s program to ensure an appropriate match for the Supervised Offender; and
- Initiation and final preparation of the discharge/continuing care plan and forwarding of all documentation to the NJSPB or the agency responsible for the offenders’ supervision upon discharge.
- To learn and develop proficiency in Client Services Specialist’s duties, including opening and closing the office, and performing participant intakes, check-ins, breath analysis and drug screens, to provide backup when necessary.
- Manages a participant caseload using principles of the “What Works” system. Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned participant. Meets regularly with participants and documents participants’ progress or regress in Company database.
- Conducts orientation meetings with new participants to explain program rules and regulations. Verbally explains the participant contract in detail to ensure that the participant understands his/her responsibilities.
- Sets participant schedules and specifies all approved activities based on sentencing information. Approves temporary schedule changes for approved activities.
- Monitors participant compliance with all outside treatment or community connection referrals.
- Reports all program violations to the appropriate agency or official via the established reporting parameters.
- Reports on the status of program operations regularly to ensure all necessary documentation is prepared for court review.
- May facilitate psycho-educational/behavior modification groups each week. Documents participants’ attendance, participation and progress in Company database.
- May testify in court regarding participants’ compliance with court orders.