Job Vacancy Human Services Professional – Drug Treatment Court Rock County

Job title: Human Services Professional – Drug Treatment Court

Company: Rock County

Job description: Under the direction of the treatment court supervisor, this position is responsible for providing co-occurring therapy and case management services for clients enrolled in the Rock County Drug Treatment Court Program. The behavioral health clinician assists the team in screening applicants for participation in the Drug Court Program using the ASAM and LSI-R-SV, and also provides comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments with mental health and SUD diagnoses for clients admitted to the Drug Court Program. Provides individual therapy sessions and group therapy sessions utilizing evidence-based curriculum. The behavioral health clinician uses motivational interviewing skills to engage participants in groups and individual therapy services, and collaborates with the Drug Treatment Court team for regular progress reports and treatment status updates. Attends ongoing training required by DSPS, RCHSD, and treatment court. Supports and promotes the Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles of the Human Services Department. Performs in a manner consistent with the HSD Professional Standards and “Commitment to My Co-Workers.”

17%- Provides screening and assessment to treatment court clients:

1. Provide initial screening to determine if criteria is met for acceptance of client into the Drug Treatment Court Program and make recommendation to the treatment court team.

2. Determine level of care recommendations using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) screening criteria.

3. Administer the Level of Service Inventory-Revised-Short Version (LSI-R-SV) and score.

4. Administer the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) and score.

5. Complete co-occurring assessments and diagnoses using GAIN-I comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment tool.

6. Use stage of change model to assess readiness to change and current stage of motivation.

7. Make determinations regarding treatment needs and discuss recommendations with client and multidisciplinary court team.

50%- Provide co-occurring treatment and case management to clients.

1. Meet with clients to develop a collaborative treatment plan for services, review progress at regular intervals per DHS 75, and make updates to treatment plan as indicated.

2. Provide individual therapy sessions to address needs identified in treatment plan.

3. Provide group therapy utilizing evidence-based curriculum.

4. Provide referrals to ancillary services as indicated through the biopsychosocial assessment and treatment plan.

5. Regularly update the ASAM and make recommendations/referrals accordingly.

6. Assess clients’ motivation and progress, and make recommendations to court team.

7. Monitor client drug testing results.

8. Participate in decision-making with court team as treatment representative and SUD expert.

9. Provide case management services to clients, which may include: providing transportation as needed/appropriate, assisting in obtaining housing resources, linking clients with medical treatment and insurance, attending ancillary appointment with clients as appropriate.

10. Ensure medication compliance by completing medication counts and observed dosing and documentation.

11. Participate in discharge planning with the clients prior to the completion of their programming to link them with aftercare treatment service.

10%-Collaborate with team and other providers

1. Attend drug court staffings and report client progress.

2. Attend court and document rewards and sanctions.

3. Provide treatment updates and recommendations, including weekly court reports.

4. Attend weekly drug court group supervision.

5. Attend weekly case review staffings with program psychiatrist.

6. Compile drug testing results.

7. Collaborate with community treatment providers, as well as PCP’s, as indicated on treatment plan.

7. Participate in data collection, including CORE, as required for treatment court programming.

20%- Ensure Chart Compliance

1. Will complete all paperwork within required time frames.

2. Will follow DHS 75 requirements for documentation of assessment, treatment plans, reviews, transfers, progress notes, and discharges.

3. Will document data outcomes.

3%- Other duties as assigned.

– Knowledge of current Best Practices related to Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring disorders, both in the areas of treatment protocols and service delivery models.

– Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners.

– Knowledge of laws and administrative codes related to substance abuse programs

.- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

.- Skills in welcoming and engaging clients with complex needs

.- Ability to embrace and nurture a person-centered, recovery-oriented framework and culture for service delivery.

– Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing principles and skills.

– Wisconsin SAC-IT or SAC certification.

– Masters degree from an accredited university in human services field.

– Current Wisconsin LPC, LCSW, or LMFT or in-training credential with 3,000 hours experience.

– 3,000 hours post master’s supervised experience required.

– Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays. Physical Elements

  • Ability to stand, walk and sit.
  • Ability to exert up to 20 lbs of force occasionally or up to 10 lbs of force frequently

Equipment Use

  • Ability to use computer and computer keyboard.

Working Conditions

  • Will be divided between indoor work, community and home based visits
  • Must possess a valid drivers license
  • Note: Potential exposure to physically or verbally abusive clients

Expected salary: $26.13 – 39.96 per hour

Location: USA

Job date: Sat, 07 May 2022 07:12:20 GMT

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