* Perform client needs assessment, based on intake materials and client interview. * Provide case management/care coordination and advocacy by carrying a caseload and assisting clients in negotiating social services, providing follow-up and monitoring support. Reassess client need as appropriate. * Maintain contact with staff at training programs with Interim Houses West client participants. * Meet weekly with clients enrolled in vocational training programs, to assess their level of satisfaction with the program. * Meet with client and staff at training program when it is viable to begin to search for employment. * Assist residents with job applications and applications to vocational and educational training programs as needed. * Meet weekly with all clients on caseload to address case management issues and concerns including budgeting, entitlement, housing and employment. * Attend court hearings for clients related to criminal justice and family related issues. * Consult with the treatment team in formulating discharge planning. * Finalize plans for referrals for therapeutic support. * Complete continuing care plan with each resident, 2 weeks prior to discharge from treatment. * Attend daily staff meetings. * Attend weekly individual supervisory meeting with the Senior Therapist. * Maintain accurate, timely records of time spent with client, problem areas, problem resolution, etc. * Participate in staff development as required. * Provide client transport to social services and medical appointments according to program phases. * Coordinate and monitor client use of transpasses and tokens. * Co-facilitate specialized client groups including conflict resolution, life skills and other duties as assigned. * Identify housing options for clients with in the first 2 months of treatment and continue follow-up throughout the clients' treatment stay. * Develop and monitor monthly budgets with clients and identify areas, which will affect clients' ability to access housing post-treatment. (I.e. outstanding student loan payments, credit card debt, utility bills, etc.) * Complete employment needs assessments with clients on a quarterly basis. * Other duties as assigned.
* Bachelor's Degree and 3 years experience in social/human services or Master's degree and one year of related experience. * Expertise in case management and client advocacy. * Ability to work with addicted women with critical and emergent situations. Sensitivity to cultural and economic differences. * Knowledge of regional and service pool. * Thorough understanding of medical and psychosocial issues related to addiction. * Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License.
* Commensurate with education and experience.
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