Offender Reentry Recovery Coach 9/16/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Summary:
SUMMARY OF JOB: This position will be a part of the SAMHSA Offender Reentry Grant. The Offender Reentry Recovery Coach position will work directly with individuals who are transitioning from the Department of Corrections (DOC) into the community. We will partner with DOC, and community corrections to develop and coordinate systems to facilitate screening, assessment and release planning activities within correctional facilities for potential clients. The Recovery Coach will work intensively with the client in the community after release to assist with a smooth transition. Will participate in setting treatment goals with clients to reduce or abstain from substance use, learn replacement behaviors, and secure reentry plans. The grant covers Clark, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington Counties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervisory Responsibilities for: This title does not supervise others.
Facilitates client s use of family, social and community resources; acting as an advocate with external resources and agencies and self-help programs.
Provide individual and group treatment interventions in a correctional and community setting covering psycho-educational, substance and co-occurring daily life skills.
Develop, implement and monitor clinically and fiscally responsible individualized treatment/re-entry and discharge plans.
Participate in treatment team meetings for the purpose of summarizing, reviewing and developing client s treatment goals, progress and service utilization.
Maintain necessary communications and reporting with referral sources and other involved parties as approved by the client; provides testimony in court in regards to client s behavior and condition when requested.
Regular and reliable attendance is required.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor s degree from a four-year college or university preferred; preferably in psychology, social work, or a related field. Experience working and/or volunteering for a minimum of two years within the behavioral health, criminal justice, or social services field can be considered in place of degree. Experience working with criminal justice involved individuals preferred. Applicant does not need to be in recovery or have lived experience to apply.
Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.