Case Manager - Nassau Felony Treatment Court
175 Fulton Ave 4th Floor, Hempstead, NY, 11550 - Hempstead, NY

EAC Network seeks a full-time Case Manager (Substance Abuse) for its new Nassau Felony Treatment Court program. The position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM. Excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO).

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Case Manager (Substance Abuse) is responsible for conducting screenings and assessments, assisting program participants in accessing a broad range of services; including alcohol and substance abuse treatment, identifying individuals to participate in Interactive Journaling and facilitating the individual or group sessions of this cognitive behavioral therapy intervention.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct program screenings and assessments at local jails and in the community.
  2. Develop psychosocial assessments and treatment plans in conjunction with the treatment team.
  3. Conduct interactive journaling and other cognitive behavioral intervention sessions as needed.
  4. Assist clients with basic needs (housing, public assistance, medical services).
  5. Monitor clients in treatment to support recovery.
  6. Maintain client records.
  7. Prepare written reports as needed.
  8. Investigate and arrange supportive services for clients.
  9. Transport clients to treatment facilities when indicated.
  10. Perform drug testing.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  1. Bachelors degree in social or behavioral sciences or associates degree and a CASAC required.
  2. Experience working with criminal justice clients required, preferably with experience conducting groups and CBT interventions.
  3. Must possess valid NY State Driver's Licence if needed to transport clients in agency vehicle.
  4. Must have a working knowledge of treatment programs and local criminal justice systems.
  5. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work cooperatively with treatment and criminal justice systems.
  6. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.
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