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Mental Health Court Case Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are required to be submitted/uploaded:* * Cover Letter * Resume/CV * List of References All materials must be submitted electronically with your electronic application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 999679
Functional Title Mental Health Court Case Coordinator
Position Type Research
Position Summary

The Mental Health Court Case Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a full caseload of Mental Health Court (MHC) clients. Employee performs case management, receives and processes client referrals, coordinates referrals for assessments and other services.

Will also conduct intake interviews and conduct and/or assist with drug screenings, staffs court team meetings, and reports to the court.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs intensive case management with clients;
  • Facilitates the targeting of clients and the referral process;
  • Conducts screenings, intakes, and prepares reports for MHC core team;
  • Obtains MHC and other agency releases of information;
  • Refers for assessment to clinical entities;
  • Assists in preparation of treatment plans;
  • Serves as liaison to agency partners such as adult probation officers, treatment providers,
    school personnel, and social service agencies to monitor client progress;
  • Prepares written reports and provides information at staff meetings;
  • Schedules court status conferences, coordinates court hearings, and provides written and
    oral reports to the court;
  • Performs random drug testing and records results in client files;
  • Maintains detailed data on clients and maintains copies of court judgments in manual files;
  • Performs clerical and administrative duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field and,
  • Two (2) years of related experience.

OR

  • Master’s degree in a Human Services field, Public Administration, or Business Administration.

OR

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • The principles and practices of case management;
  • Interviewing methods and techniques;
  • Substance abuse and mental health assessments and services;
  • Diagnostic methods and principles;
  • Basic structure of the civil and criminal justice systems.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in the civil and criminal justice systems.
  • Experience working with the mental health population.
Tenure Status N/A
Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are required to be submitted/uploaded:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • List of References

All materials must be submitted electronically with your electronic application.

Recruitment Range $37,500
Org #-Department Center-Youth, Families & Community - 11504
Job Open Date 07/05/2017
For Best Consideration Date 07/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? Yes
Time Limited Duration

Through June 30, 2018 with probable continuation through at least June 30, 2019

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have direct experience working in the courts system or in the substance abuse or mental health fields?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other
  3. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)