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Family Court Behavioral Health Case Manager at HSAO

Family Court Behavioral Health Case Manager

HSAO Pittsburgh, PA (On Site) Full-Time

The PositionProvides direct and indirect services for persons involved in the family court-related processes. The primary activities of the Family Court Behavioral Health Case Manager are: to assess individuals (both adolescent and adult populations) and determine treatment and non-treatment needs, to develop a recovery/service plan for referred consumer so that there are identified goals, to provide linkage to needed services, and to engage in on ongoing monitoring of the individual as is needed by way of their court involvement or case management needs. Must also work in collaboration with key members of Family Court, Wellness Clinic/ Children's Hospital, other treatment providers, and community-based agencies as needed. This position will work under the direct supervision of an HSAO D&A Supervisor.DUTIES AND


Complete comprehensive assessments and service/recovery plans for Family Court consumers and follow up with referral sources as needed.Responsible for ensuring that all appropriate consents are obtained.

Implements and provides services based on consumer need:

Be the “go-to“ resource for the consumer served Assure that there is effective “safety net' resources for the consumer servedClearly communicate to the consumer what they can expect from the system and what the system will expect of themAssure there is periodic assessment and cross system planning to meet the consumer's needs while utilizing their strengthsPrepare for, convene/facilitate service planning meetings, and provide follow-up after meetingsAssure there is cross system coordination of services and that services are being providedAssist the consumer in developing and using natural supportsBe a persistent advocate for those served and give feedback on systemic problemsProvide a consistent positive outlook that encourages recovery and full inclusion in the community.Effectively and efficiently manages a caseload as evidenced by adhering to all standards, maintaining current records, completing all documentation on a daily basis, and is present and prepared for supervision.Complete service/recovery plan which includes identified non-treatment needs. Assist the consumer in locating and obtaining needed services.Participate in discharge planning from Allegheny County Jail (if needed) to assure appropriate referrals and appointments are obtained if needed.Monitoring of service delivery.Contact provider agencies on a periodic basis to determine status of progress with services.Participate in ongoing training in the behavioral health and criminal justice field. Communicate with various provider organization/agencies and participate in treatment team meetings.Determine (funding) eligibility for community-based provider/treatment and other services and supports.Attend all Family Court hearings when appropriate and provide updates as needed.Ability to be flexible in working with adolescent and/or adult populations.Ability to collaborate with Family Division programs such as the 'Healthy Space Court Clinic,' the Child Support department, the PFA department, Custody/Dependency, etc.Perform other duties as assigned.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEAbility to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.Ability to be attentive to detail.Demonstrated organizational skills. Ability to be a self-starter and creative in identifying solutions to problems; knowing when to inform supervisor when obstacles arise.Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Ability to adapt to learn new software products.Ability to work with people from a variety of diverse agencies, backgrounds, resources, and communities.Good communication skills.ESSENTIAL


Willingness to pursue a CAAP credential or other similar state certification.Possess Act 33 and 34 Clearances. Obtain yearly Institutional Clearances through the National Crimes Informational Center (NCIC) conducted by The Internal Affairs Dept of the Allegheny County Jail.Have a valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle license, access to a personal vehicle, and have maximum auto insurance on an employee driven vehicle.Ability to work independently.Full time position requiring 38.75 hours per week.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEMaster's Degree and one year work experience working directly with persons with behavioral health needs or persons involved in the criminal justice system preferred, OR a Bachelor Degree and two years work experience working directly with persons with behavioral health needs or persons involved in the criminal justice system.

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