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Purpose of the Position
The purpose of the Case Coordinator is to provide and coordinate services based of assessment needs of clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Process referrals for the courts by completing risk/need assessments, referral paperwork, and treatment screens efficiently and within time frame established by the agency.
• Coordinate, schedule and conduct intake, evaluation, and orientation with new client admissions.
• Develop diagnostic impressions and develop, implement, and revise a case management plan.
• Identify, develop, adapt, and implement case management methods according to client needs.
• Maintain client files in accordance with applicable agency, County, State and Federal guidelines.
• Coordinate appropriate referrals for services.
• Advocate on behalf of clients to assure client needs are met appropriately and in a timely fashion, through meeting with service providers/administration to explain client needs and to facilitate service delivery.
• Meet with other community agencies/organizations to assist them in providing relevant programs/services for clients or to develop programs to meet other community needs.
• If assigned to treatment court, attend regularly schedule staffing and court appearances of program participants. Provide staff with information of participant’s progress. Provide input on evidence-based sanctions if they are to be implemented.
• Research and implement programming like mentoring and alumni groups.
• Assure incentives and sanctions are given on a consistent and fair basis and are evidence based.
• Provide insight to Policy and Procedure revisions.
• Utilize a case management system to track a participant’s progress and collect data.
• Enter data into the state data system in a timely and thorough manner.
• Attend trainings and/or conferences, this could include out of state travel.
• Complete all necessary documentation, program forms, program reports, and assist with grant applications and reporting.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide oversight over program participants.
• Testify in court as needed.
• And other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of psychopharmacology, mental health diagnoses/treatment, medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders, case management techniques, motivational interviewing, local and national drug abuse trends, American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) assessments, and state and federal privacy laws.
• Managing, directing, teaching, controlling, counseling, mediating, convincing and persuading others.
• Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards.
• Calculating percentages, fractions, decimals, interest, discounts, and interpreting basic descriptive statistical reports.
• Ability to understand evidence-based treatment modalities and basic knowledge of psychopharmacology.
• Understanding of human growth and behavior as it applies to the Criminal Justice System.
• Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information.
• Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information.
• Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences and consider and select alternatives.
• Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations.
• Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and computer printer.
• Exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.
• Recognize and identify degrees of similarity and differences between characteristics of colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures, etc. associated with objects, materials, and ingredients.
• Work in a fast pace and will need to be able to multi-task.
Safe and comfortable office environment in respects to noise, with the potential for exposure to disease and violence.
Potential exposure in home environments that may include temperature fluctuation, hazardous conditions of chemicals, controlled substances, pests and animals or bodily fluids.
Required Working Hours
Standard working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required. Compensation for additional hours beyond normal working hours are subject to applicable state and federal regulations.
Education and Experience Requirements
Required: Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Human Services or another related field
2 years of technical experience
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Wisconsin State Motor Vehicle’s License
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services, or another related field, WI State Substance Abuse Counselor in Training license (SAC-IT), Experience working in the Criminal Justice System
Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Sauk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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