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Mental Health Court Clinical Coordinator

Company: MHM Services, Inc.
Location: Quincy
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Centurion Forensic Health Services (FHS) is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW/LICSW or LMHC) to join our forensic services team as the Mental Health Court Clinical Coordinator in the Quincy District Court located in Quincy, MA. This is a full-time position that will include working collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

The Mental Health Court Session is a newly established specialty court session designed to improve outcomes for people with Mental Health Disorders (who may also have co-occurring substance use disorders) that are involved in the criminal justice system, while improving public safety. The Mental Health Court Clinical Coordinator reports to the FHS Clinical Supervisor of Specialty Courts who collaborates and communicates with the DMH Area Forensic Director, and the FHS Court Clinic Supervisor.

The Clinical Coordinator will not only serve as the primary clinical liaison for the Mental Health Court session, but also be responsible for:

* Clinical screening of all Mental Health Court referrals using evidence based substance abuse assessment tools;
* Motivational interviewing and client centered treatment planning;
* Outreach and Referrals to treatment programs;
* Case management and regular contact with participants using evidence based approaches to support recovery and reduce recidivism in partnership with probation (who supervise court-ordered conditions) and other criminal justice personnel;
* Work collaboratively with community providers to obtain weekly reports of participant's status;
* Provide weekly testimony to the court on participants' status;
* Data collection and maintenance of Mental Health Court files;
* Organization of participant's graduation, drug court meetings, and community presentations as requested.

Qualifications

Interested candidates must:

* Be licensed as an LICSW, LCSW, LMHC (other credentials may be considered)
* Demonstrate exceptional communication and writing skills;
* Have experience working with individuals with mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders;
* Be able to work collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team
* Be willing to travel within the State
* Possess a valid driver's license
* Pass a background check

Available Shift

Monday-Friday, days.

Benefits

We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

* Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
* 401(k) with company match
* Generous paid time off
* Paid holidays
* Flexible Spending Account
* Continuing Education benefits
* Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.

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Keywords: MHM Services, Inc., Quincy , Mental Health Court Clinical Coordinator, Healthcare , Quincy, Massachusetts

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