Treatment Court Case Manager in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 6/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will coordinate supportive services for a caseload of 40 to 50 individuals in Philadelphia Treatment Court.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide case management services to individuals or participants with current forensic affiliations who abuse illicit psychoactive substances. Case Managers will regularly meet with participants in treatment facilities, recovery houses and follow up on court ordered sanctions, requests, and phase calculations.
  • Case Managers are responsible for meeting with each participant two times per month or more if clinically necessary to assist participants in meeting their recovery needs.
  • Submit statistical information timely and accurately as required by supervisor.
  • Participate in bi-weekly supervision meetings and case review meetings as scheduled.
  • Will support with developing intra and inter organizational linkages, fostering collaborative relationships with various programmatic entities.
  • Will serve as liaisons between the treatment facility and legal team. Informing all parties of their participants’ treatment progress.  
  • Will ensure the delivery of comprehensive services to assigned participants in the areas of housing, education, vocation, HIV and recovery-oriented community services to 40 to 50 individuals.
  • Will prepare summaries and other documentation about specific participants’ progress and present summaries at the bar of the court.    
  • Will maintain written documentation in each participant’s record/chart, in accordance with agency standards, managed care insurance providers and licensing requirements. The utilized format will consist of Data: Assessment: and Plan. Interactions are also to be documented in both the Client Registry System (CRS) and Pennsylvania Judiciary Courts Information System (PAJCIS). Relevant documentation can include telephone calls, phase progressions, and updates from status listings.
  • Will prepare and submit all court required documentation timely and accurately.
  • Will conduct urine drug screens for Treatment Court participants.
  • Will be available to participants, families, treatment facilities, judge and legal team Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
  • Must consistently assess each assigned participant’s progress, during individual sessions using the ASAM Criteria standards, to ensure their progress is accurately reflected current level of care.
  • Case Managers will perform all other duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet timelines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of ASAM Criteria and co-occurring issues
  • Working knowledge of participants with forensic affiliation
  • Bi-lingual fluency a plus
  • Pluses for this opportunity include: case management services with participants with forensic backgrounds who have abused illicit psychoactive substances; and experience in courtroom presentations.

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and two (2) years of direct contact with participants in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred.
  • Case Managers must complete required Case Management trainings provided by BHTEN within one year of hire.
  • ASAM training to be completed within one year of being hired.

Salary:

  • Commensurate with education and experience

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

  • This position is classified as salaried non-exempt in accordance to FLSA standards.