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Nature of Work:

The Case Manager is responsible for assisting program participants achieve success in completing program requirements.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Clinical Director, and involves meeting with participants on a regular basis, and providing reports to the Court concerning participant compliance.

Examples of Work:

(A given position may or may not include all of the duties listed.  The examples provided do not cover all of the duties, which the incumbent of this position may be required to perform)

Conduct participant intake services into the Recovery Court Treatment Program, providing case plan referrals for housing, employment, skill training, medical, etc.

Serves as liaison with the program’s primary care and ancillary service providers (i.e. housing, employment, educational opportunities, and medical, legal and social services)

Monitors and evaluates participants’ behavior to ensure program compliance, including drug screen participation/results, educational requirements, frequent verification of employment, and public safety.

Maintains frequent communications with treatment staff to ensure reporting accuracy.

Assists with drug screening as necessary.

Provides case management reports at weekly participant staffing and status hearings, to include reports from all facilities participating in participants’ recovery or educational endeavors.

Maintains required statistical participant information for monthly reporting in the Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court case management system.

Cooperates with Drug Court programs in other jurisdictions to perform related services as requested.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of interview techniques.

Knowledge of investigative and fact gathering techniques.

Knowledge of substance abuse related problems in an individual.

Knowledge of various state and local social service agencies and treatment facilities that provide mental health, vocational and legal services to Drug Court Treatment participants.

Ability to express ideas clearly and consciously, orally and in writing, to groups and individuals.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Ability to deal firmly, tactfully and impartially with people contacted in the course of the work.

Ability to make reasonable and objective decisions and recommendations.

Skills in the use of modern office equipment, such as multi-line telephone, copier, computer and related peripherals.

Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Corrections, Criminal Justice, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

The starting salary for this position is $35,818.

Submit resume with a letter of interest to:  19thJDCResume@19thjdc.org

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The Court is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis, including but not limited to, veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, protected genetic information, or sickle cell anemia. No person or employee, no matter his or her title or position, has the authority, expressed, actual, apparent or implied, to discriminate against or harass another employee of the Court.

This policy governs all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training. Employees having a question about this policy or concern that the policy is not being followed should immediately contact their manager, the Human Resources Director, or the Judicial Administrator. Each employee has both a right and a duty to report conduct which he or she believes may constitute unlawful discrimination, and the Court will not condone or authorize any kind of retaliation against any employee who has in good faith reported conduct which he or she believes may constitute discrimination in violation of this policy. Additionally, any employee found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.