FIRS Case Managers – Philadelphia County

Full Time Temporary
  • Post Date: June 26, 2019
  • Apply Before: September 6, 2019
  • Qualification BSW
Job Description

This individual works directly with the participants court stipulated for treatment services with oversight from the Adult Probation and Parole departments.  The primary responsibilities are to ensure that services are provided to participants and documented according DAP, CBH, Forensic Services and setting’s requirements.  This individual will provide support to the participants while working with all levels of management within the treatment program, Forensic Services, and recovery community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: are to include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide case management services to chemically dependent forensic population up to an active caseload of 45 clients.
  • Documentation of service provision within 24 hours of service completion to individuals assigned
  • Participation in weekly team meetings and scheduled case conferencing with probation meeting reporting requirements
  • Participation in bi-weekly supervision meeting
  • Collaboration and attendance at meetings with probation/parole, treatment providers and other collaborating agencies
  • Submission of documentation for reauthorization of services for individuals on caseload
  • Completion of discharge summaries within timeframes specified by program
  • Assist individuals to link to recovery support services including Pro-ACT recovery center, Access to Recovery, faith-based institutions and other identified community supports
  • Weekly schedules which detail activities for each week to be completed
  • Maintain client records in accordance with agency fee for service standards, managed care, and licensing requirements
  • Prioritize assisting clients to enroll in treatment, physical health services, DPA, vocational services, and educational services.
  • Identify, coordinate and link community resources to client to promote accessibility to recovery oriented community services
  • Coordinate and communicate with other programs within and outside the agency to foster a collaborative team approach.
  • Average of 80% work week in the field for offsite client appointments and meetings.

BSW – Experience in direct case management services with the chemically dependent criminal justice preferred.

Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to meet timelines. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Good analytical and problem solving skills