Magnolia Women’s Recovery Program has an immediate position for a Case Manager.
It's a 40 hours per week position. Two shifts available:
9am--5pm / Monday – Friday
2pm--10p / Monday – Friday
Magnolia Women’s Recovery Program is a rehabilitation program dedicated to assisting pregnant and postpartum women overcome substance abuse addictions, and let go of the shame, blame, self-loathing and other dysfunctional behaviors that often accompany addiction. We have a very supportive and caring team committed to educating our clients, their children, family members, and community on the various illegal drugs that are destroying our community. We want to empower our clients to reclaim control of their lives, and prepare the way for their families.
We are seeking a Case Manager to provide a variety of services to our program clients to a maximum of 10 clients. Case Managers are primarily responsible for assessing client needs and strengths in support of health and recovery. Through counseling in individual and group settings, delivering curricula in accordance with program specific requirements and individual case management, linkage and brokerage, Case Managers assist clients in navigating systems of care while providing a supportive treatment environment. Case Managers also develop, organize and conduct programs to provide psycho-education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
- Coordinates substance abuse program.
- Schedules intakes, and group and individual sessions.
- Facilitates psycho-educational/behavior modification groups
- Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned participants'. Meets regularly with participants' and documents participants' progress or regress in the Magnolia Recovery database.
- Notifies the Program Manager and Magnolia staff of any problems/issues involving any program or participant services/treatment plan.
- Conducts and participates in case conferences for each participant assigned to the caseload.
- Conduct initial interviews of participants assigned to the Magnolia Women’s Recovery program.
- Review the participant's services treatment plan with the Program Manager.
- Establishes and maintains relationships with outside referral sources, such as in-patient substance abuse facilities or detox facilities. Actively pursues and develops referrals from probation and evaluating agencies.
- Identifies problem areas that may impact participants' ability to successfully complete treatment.
- Maintain a specific substance abuse treatment case file for every program participant.
- Selects and recommends new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program.
- Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
- Maintains a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
- Participates in related training for substance abuse.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
-Completed Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work-Registration with Board of Behavioral Sciences as an MFTI or ASW
Substance Abuse/Alcohol and Drug Counselor possessing a high school diploma or equivalent; and a minimum of three (3) years of full time experience of counseling duties with a criminal justice population in a substance abuse program; and have an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification by an agency approved and recognized by the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) or ADP's successor.
-Experience working with a seriously mentally ill population with co-occurring disorders
-Experience working with criminal justice populations
-First Aid Certified within 60 days of employment
-CPR Certified within 60 days of employment
Background Clearance Required:
-Must not be on active parole or probation
-Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
-Culturally competent /ability to work with a diverse population
-Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
- Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
- Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
-Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
-Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
-Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment
-Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
-Experience working with criminal justice population
Residential treatment facility
Some local travel may be required.
Valid State Driver's License and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle when local travel is required.
Rate: Competitive pay rate + benefits (depending on experience and qualification).
Please send resume to Magnolia Women’s Recovery Program,
682 Briargate Way, Hayward, CA 94544; Fax (510) 487-2916, Attn. Human Resource. NO phone calls please.