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Latah Recovery Center
Re-Entry Case Manager
Salary Range: $20.00 min DOE
This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Latah Recovery Center (LRC) Executive Director and works with officials at the Latah County Jail.
Long-term viability of this position is dependent on the Case Managers ability to successfully implement the 2021 Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Re-Integration grant.
This position works with participants entering LRC programs thru incarceration at the Latah County Jail. The Re-Entry Case Manager works in concert with Recovery Coaches to provide pre- and post-release support with comprehensive planning and connection to resources that are not only a requirement for release but also foundational to success in carrying out the reentry plan. These resources support and assist with sober living using the tools and staff available at the Center. Assists individuals with planning and resource identification and application prior to release, so they have a clear path outlined when reentering the community. The case managers goal for all participants is to establish more resources to be available to inmates at the outset of release, to include food, clothing, and personal.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Re-Entry Case Manager shall be responsible for the following:
- Serve as lead on the progress of the proposed enhanced reentry services.
- Coordinating the development and proposal of project goals, timelines, evaluations, and routine reports with the Latah Recovery Center Director as well as participating in any necessary communications, site visits, and progress reports with IDHW.
- Case management as returning citizens navigate thru Treatment Court Phases 1-4 (Early Recovery, Decision Making, Community Transition and Aftercare) or are otherwise identified by county staff, including ongoing follow-up in first 6 months after release.
- Individualized re-entry planning-including a “1st day of re-entry” plan for familiarizing with local resources.
- One-on-One connection with resources thru working with local agencies and peer support
- Track peer progress via Idaho Response to the Opioid Crisis and Latah Recovery Center intake information; and recurring data collected-including required GPRA (intake, three and six month, or discharge), program participation data, and quarterly recovery capital assessment
- Work with staff and volunteers to improve existing peer coaching program while incorporating returning citizens/peers into the existing program.
- Attend all monthly peer planning meetings, work in conjunction with Recovery Coaches to help peers grow in their recovery.
- Cultivate positive collaboration within the team, peers, jail and other major community partners in the re-entry program.
- Support growth and program development in all areas of the Centers.
- Keep current peer documentation, reports and proposals.
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
If appropriate the Re-Entry Case Manager will supervise bachelor level non-licensed peer specialists and recovery coaches relative to their work in implementing the grant.
The Re-Entry Case Manager will maintain regular published office hours, peer appointments, attend all regular staff meetings, appointed board committee meetings and board of director’s meetings, as assigned. They will establish and maintain regular contact with the Executive Director, Rural Crisis Center Network Manager, board committee chairs, recovery and re-entry related community resources, and awareness of agency-wide issues.
Qualification Requirements/Education and/or Experience:
BA in Human Services or related field
Excellent written and verbal English is required.
Mathematical and Computer Skills:
Knowledge of Electronic Health Record software such as WITS or ability and willingness to learn are required.
- The Recovery Center believes in Harm Reduction approaches, and maintains a Safe Syringe Exchange, naloxone and condom supply.
- Confidentiality protocol applies to all interactions with participants and co-workers. Confidentiality involves maintaining secure consumer and internal agency information. HIPAA and other privacy regulations apply.
- The Clinical Crisis Intervention Specialist supports both Centers policies, goals and mission at all times.
- Political and social awareness are necessary professional characteristics required by the unique nature of work in a corrections atmosphere.