Caseworkers provide direct case monitoring & management for inmates.
Classifies patients/students/inmates and completes risk management assessment for program and housing placement and makes referrals based upon need.
Delivers evidence based programs.
Responsible for individualized case planning, monitoring and reporting correspondence, contacts and case notes.
Responsible for the duties of casework management to include planning and production in all facets of programming and associated documentation.
Administers risk/needs assessments.
Works with offenders to develop pro-social behaviors and to prepare inmates for successful re-entry into society.
Prepares, organizes, schedules, and implements cognitive-behavioral programming and individual interventions.
Monitors inmate compliance with established goals and objectives; updates case plans as needed.
Facilitates compliance with court-ordered recommendations and parole board actions for offenders.
Facilitates attorney-client phone calls and assists security in day-to-day operations of the unit.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of human behavior, motivation and interpersonal behavior.
Knowledge of the varied techniques of programming/education.
Knowledge of social work principles and practices.
Knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.
Knowledge of current social, economic, and health problems and community resources.
Education - Bachelor's Degree (typically in Social Services)
Experience - 0-2 year(s) of progressive work experience (typically in Casework)
Ed. or Exp. Substitution - 3-5 year(s) of progressive work experience (typically in Casework)
- Please view the Class Specifications (Class Code SOCW08) and the State required Minimum Qualifications for this vacancy at: