|Title:||TCOOMMI TCM Caseworker (Adult MH Services)|
|Location:||San Angelo, Texas
Provides Mental Health Case Management functions as outlined by Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part II Service Coordination Chapter 412, Subchapter I to a designated caseload of TCOOMMI individuals that have been referred from the Texas Corrections Department, Huntsville office (TCOOMMI) as well as local Adult Probation & Parole Department, which includes assessment, treatment planning, monitoring of services and crisis prevention and management. Utilization of TXMHMR Resiliency and Recovery Management procedures in assessing and providing treatment to individuals identified with a Mental Health need. Develops and maintains referral resources for service provision allowing for consumer choice, where available, of providers. Complies with Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Mental/Medical Impairments, contract requirements and follows TCOOMMI Program Guidelines and procedures, in providing, accessing or referral to necessary treatment services. Overall job duties to provide services for offenders in the TCOOMMI, special needs offenders program, who are on probation or parole who live in Tom Green County and who meet TXDSHS Priority population definitions. Authorizes provision of services based upon assessed need and availability. Ensures best value of resource allocation to service provision. TCOOMMI Case Manager is to provide intensive mental health services to offenders with severe and persistent mental illness. Focus of services is to stabilize symptoms, reduce the risk of recidivism, increase awareness of and participation with community and natural supports, develop skills in self advocacy and gain ability to participate in independent mental health care. Services focus is on the reduction of intensity and frequency of symptoms, improvement in core community reintegration skills, increase in self-reliance, independent living skills and effective peer, community and family interactions. Also, will be cross-trained with other TCOOMMI Programs with MHMR Services for the Concho Valley, as well as participate in community coalition meetings, trainings and criminal justice training seminars as designated to maintain required CEU’s per the TCOOMMI Performance Contract.
EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor or advanced degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social, behavioral, or human service field including psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, gerontology, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice. Or, be a licensed chemical dependency counselor or physician assistant.
EXPERIENCE: Prefer minimum of one (1 to 2) years’ experience in like or similar position, either public or private. Preference will be given to individual that has training and experience with the ANSA/CANS HHSC Assessment protocols. Preference will be given for experience in the Texas Community MHMR System and knowledge of the Resiliency and Disease Management Utilization Management Guidelines.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable on the Center’s insurance. Must pass a NCIS and TCIS background check prior to employment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Demonstrated, either through experience or education, ability to work in a rapid pace environment in an organized and professional manner. Working knowledge of Mental Health issues, services and treatment as well as knowledge of the criminal justice systems. Ability to self-monitor production and quality with minimal assistance. Basic knowledge and familiarity with data systems including business software such as Microsoft Word. The ability to work as a team member in a diverse environment interfacing with both internal and external customers.
|Hours:||Monday -Friday, 8a.m. -5p.m.|
|Benefits:||Center pays 100% of employee's health, dental and life insurance. Center contributions to retirement plan. Paid vacation, holidays, sick and employee choice days.|
|Address:||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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