US Government, Health and Human Services
Washington County Behavioral Health Division within the Department of Health and Human Services is hiring an Aid and Assist Jail Case Manager to join our Forensic Mental Health Services team!
This exciting position will provide services to justice-involved clients who are in jail custody and collaborate closely with other members of the Division’s Forensic Mental Health Services team. We place heavy emphasis on strong collaboration across systems, including jail medical services, community mental health, Mental Health Court, and Community Corrections. The primary responsibilities include managing behavioral health and other essential services to individuals under the Aid and Assist court order who are diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). In this position, you will identify adults in custody who have been found “Unable to Aid and Assist” and assess service needs; conduct preliminary screening to determine potential for Community Restoration; conduct motivational interviews with adults in custody who have be found “Unable to Aid and Assist”; coordinate community behavioral health services to adults in custody; and assist adults in custody with signing service agreements and record disclosures.
A hybrid work schedule allowing remote work 2-3 days per week can be considered.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the Aid and Assist process and experience coordinating behavioral health services for individuals diagnosed with SPMI. They will also have experience with coordinating community mental health services.
To learn more about this program, click this link: Behavioral Health (Mental Health)
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