Team Leader (LCSW, LMHC

  • Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Manhattan Supervised Release provides bail supervision services to individuals arrested in Manhattan for misdemeanors and non-violent felonies. Supervised participants are mandated to comply with release reporting conditions in the community and may seek voluntary help with connection to behavioral health treatment and a variety of community-based supports and services.

CASES seeks a Team Leader for its Pretrial Services Case Management Program. The Team Leader functions in a hybrid role which includes providing task and clinical supervision to a team Case Coordinators, as well as, managing a limited caseload of high-risk participants who require a clinician with significant experience. The Team Leader will ensure participants receive services that are strengths-based, gender-specific, and culturally sensitive while adhering to the core principles of risk, need and responsivity to reduce recidivism, increase engagement in community treatment services and support participants to achieve their self-identified goals for treatment, recovery, rehabilitation, and crime-free community integration. This position is based in the Harlem office as well as with field work in the larger NYC community as needed to assist participants and support staff.

Job Description

  • Support the overall clinical and administrative operations of the community supervision, case management, peer support, health, and rehabilitation services
  • Manage a specialized caseload of program participants who present with significant behavioral health needs, co-morbid conditions and/or complex presentations requiring collaboration with various partner providers
  • Provide recovery-oriented, trauma-informed and gender-responsive services
  • Assess participant’s; immediate needs, legal circumstances, substance use, mental health, trauma, psycho-social, vocational, educational, and housing needs to complete assessments and develop service plans
  • Conduct outreach to families and significant others to gather collateral information for service planning
  • Use evidence-based counseling approaches to develop a rapport with participants and develop insight into specified need areas
  • Help run organizational and weekly team meetings under supervision of the Director
  • Take leadership in management of high risk and complex care cases, including conducting direct work in the community and with other members of the team as needed to manage risk
  • Complete assessments, progress notes and program data reporting as required by program funders
  • Adhere to Supervised Release program protocols ensuring participants at higher risk for criminal recidivism and supervision failure receive intensive supervision
  • Support internal program auditing activities of progress notes, service referrals, service plans, discharge summaries and court reports with additional reinforcement during supervision
  • Complete electronic chart-keeping activities in accordance with confidentiality regulations and policies and procedures
  • Ensure the program achieves expected performance milestones in accordance with contract goals
  • Provide culturally competent and anti-discriminatory services in accordance with CASES policies
  • Supervise social work and peer intern students, where applicable
  • Any other duties as identified by the Program Director

Qualifications

  • NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or comparable discipline
  • Three years of experience providing services to youth and adults with mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders
  • Knowledge of the NYC criminal justice system, court processes and diversion services
  • NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or comparable discipline
  • Three years of experience providing services to youth and adults with mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders
  • Knowledge of the NYC criminal justice system, court processes and diversion services

Additional Information

CASES is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system.Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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