The Justice Involved Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of person-centered case management services to juveniles and adults who have a severe and persistent mental health diagnosis and are currently involved in the criminal justice system. This position is funded though the 1115 Waiver Program.
The position reports directly to the Justice Involved Project/TCOOMMI Director and requires the development and maintenance of effective, professional working relationships with Burnet County Adult & Juvenile Parole and Probation Officers and other community service providers. This is a Monday through Friday, non-exempt, field-based position with flexible hours – no nightshift and company vehicle is provided. The Justice Involved Case Manager regularly meets with individuals in their homes, community, parole, and at Bluebonnet Trails’ clinics to provide psychosocial rehabilitative services. A high level of detailed electronic documentation is required and adherence to company and state guidelines is expected. No less than 60% of hours worked will be direct, billable client services per calendar month. The caseload size will be 35 on average, but will vary based on number of juveniles and adults in services and their needed level of care.
The person in this position must possess an aptitude for working with individuals who have chronic and severe mental health needs and are involved in the criminal justice system. Knowledge of psychotherapeutic medications, intensive case management functions, and evidence-based practices in the mental health and criminal justice systems are required. This position necessitates skills in advocacy, service coordination, mental health assessment and evaluation, collaborative person-centered recovery planning and treatment, and dual-diagnosis treatment. The person in this position will effectively work independently, prioritize needs during crisis situations, engage in regular meetings and training opportunities, and perform other duties as assigned.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum number of hours that is equivalent to a major in psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human growth and development, physician assistant, gerontology, special education, educational psychology, early childhood education/intervention. |
Must have a valid Texas Driver's License, meet Bluebonnet Trails Community Services driving requirements, and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.
*If degree is not in a Human Services field, a minimum of 24 hours college credit in a Human Services are required.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in mental health, criminal justice, and/or case management; advanced degree in Human Services field; QMHP certification; Licensed Practitioner (LCDC, LCSW, LMFT, LPC); Bilingual (English/Spanish).
|Salary Amount||$17.53 - $19.53/hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|