Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM), a Brooklyn-based social services organization, has just been awarded a federal grant from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) for our MOCHA program (Minority Outreach Community Health Access). The purpose of the MOCHA program is to carry out a “Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care Pilot” – Integration of HIV Prevention and Medical Care into Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs. Our target population is: Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for Behavioral Health Disorders and HIV in Brooklyn, NY.
In partnership with HEAT (Health & Education Alternatives for Teens), an affiliate of SUNY Downstate Medical Hospital located in Central Brooklyn, NY, the MOCHA program will be providing behavioral health screening; primary substance abuse and HIV prevention; substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring treatment; HIV and hepatitis screening and testing, and hepatitis B and C vaccination.
Job Duties and Responsibility:
The (two) Case Managers will be responsible for the provision of all case management services to clients.
The Case Manager’s role is to ensure a one-stop-shop integration of medical care with mental health and substance abuse treatment and to develop the clients’ support systems.
Case Manager will provide advocacy to clients and link/refer them to services needed, including but not limited to: drug and alcohol rehabilitation, mental health services, health services, education, daycare, housing, vocational guidance, employment and financial entitlements.
Case management will consist of:
-Case Manager will conduct home and field visits.
-Must provide community outreach.
-Must work flexible hours when required.
-Must complete documentation in a timely fashion.
-Will work with Family Advocate to ensure positive communication and cooperative work.
-Will attend and participate in Family Team Conferences.
-Will attend weekly supervisory sessions with the Supervisor or Director and will attend monthly staff meetings and other required programmatic meetings.
-Will escort children and families to appointments when necessary.
-Will obtain medical, immunization and educational records.
-Will serve as a liaison with community resources.
-Will perform intake and case management functions, including crisis response services, as required.
-The Case Manager will report directly to the Program Director.
Candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in a Human Services Field, and have a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
Masters of Social Work/Masters in Counseling
Bilingual and bicultural candidates are strongly preferred. Experience with substance abuse services and/or working in a drug treatment facility is a plus. CASAC is a plus.
How to apply
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Ms. Dalveer Kaur, Program Director, at email@example.com.