Drug Court Case Manager


COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:

Drug Court Reentry Case Manager (I/II/III)

Department:

Recovery Services

Reports To:

Reentry Manager

Supervises:

None

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Pay Code:

C3 (I/II), C4 (III)

Job Type:

Regular, Full-Time

 

General Functions

      The Recovery Services (RS) Drug Court Reentry Case Manager will be an integral member of the Recovery Services department. This position will be responsible for conducting substance use treatment services with comprehensive clinical case management services for our Dual Treatment Drug Court Project. This position will work closely with the Anchorage Hope Court and Anchorage Wellness Court teams to coordinate services for clients enrolled into the program.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers Alaska Screening Tool and Bio-Psycho-Social substance use assessment instruments to determine treatment recommendations relative to appropriate level of treatment services based on criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) within Alaska Institutions.
  • Completes placement review of all assessments conducted with Intervention Supervisor.
  • Assists participants in identifying treatment plan goals and assuring a written individualized treatment plans is created and maintained following RS policy and procedures. .
  • Administers and documents appropriate screening tools specific to SAMHSA grant and Recovery Services policies and procedures.
  • Provides individual intensive case management services to help individuals gain services for substance use, housing, employment, medical, and other needs that are identified within the assessment and screening tools.  
  • Documents in Recovery Services Case Management System (RSCMS) including: assessment tool, assessment summary, diagnosis, treatment planning, case review, and progress notes documentation for all services in accordance with Recovery Services policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Trauma Informed and Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques.
  • Coordinates with referral sources, involved family members, community agencies and other treatment providers to provide the best treatment and case management options for participant.
  • Collaborates closely with intake coordinator to schedule and conducts intakes.
  • Facilitates education and support groups as needed.
  • Attends weekly court hearings at Municipal Wellness Court and bi-weekly court hearings at Federal Court and will also attend pre-court meetings at both locations.
  • Assist participants in all case management needs including but not limited to: applying for available community benefits including Medicaid, housing, employment, legal obligations, family re-unification, medical and dental services, healthy support, and overall wellness.
  • Maintains a respectful relationship with Judicial System, participants, family members and peers.
  • Maintains a relationship with all partnering agencies and referral sources.
  • Attends all relevant trainings and direct support meetings
  • Other duties as needed and/or assigned.

 

Job Specifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with PCs and standard office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload.
  • Strong public speaking and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience conducting individual and group sessions.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to be cross-trained in any aspect of the program.
  • Must have strong writing skills with attention to detail and accuracy of fact reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individual from diverse backgrounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

(I)

  • Associate degree in Human Services or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
  • One year experience working in a substance use related field as stated in the general functions.
  • Certified Moral Reconation Therapy facilitator or willing to be certified within 6 months of hire.
  • Working knowledge of available resources within the surrounding communities.
  • Able to obtain or currently have Alaska Counselor Technician Certification (CT) within one year from hire.
  • One year experience providing substance use assessments
  • If in recovery, one year continuous sobriety prior to hire and active and continuing participation in a recovery support program, such as a 12 step program.
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and be insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.

 

 

 

(II)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field or equivalent combination of related work experience and education may be accepted.
  • Two years’ experience working in substance use field to include knowledge and experience working with co-occurring disorders.
  • Two years’ experience providing substance use assessments and linkage to integrated assessment to the incarcerated population.
  • Able to obtain within one year or currently have an Alaska Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification (CDC I).
  • Certified Moral Recognition Therapy facilitator
  • Lived experience in addiction recovery, and one year continuous sobriety prior to hire and active and continuing participation in a recovery support program, such as a 12 step program.
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and be insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.

 

(III)

  • Master’s Degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field or equivalent combination of related work experience and education may be accepted.
  • Four years’ experience working in substance use field to include knowledge and experience working with co-occurring disorders.
  • One year’ experience conducting integrated assessments.
  • Have an Alaska Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification (CDC II).
  • Understanding of State and Federal regulations as relating to this field.
  • Lived experience in addiction recovery, and one year continuous sobriety prior to hire and active and continuing participation in a recovery support program, such as a 12 step program.
  • Valid Alaska Driver’s License and be insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.

 

 

Additional Information:

Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.

Anchorage, AK

10 day(s) ago