Job Opening: Forensic Recovery Transition Partner (BHT/Peer Specialist)

NOW HIRING: Forensic Recovery Transition Partner (BHT/Peer Specialist) –

Program Intent:

The Forensic Recovery and Supports Program is oriented towards providing peer-based support and mentorship to individuals with criminal justice involvement and co-occurring mental health or substance use challenges. Services are provided in an array of contexts, including jails, courtrooms, probation offices, inpatient and outpatient treatment locations, and elsewhere in the community. The overarching goal of services is to help reduce recidivism, promote responsible citizenship, and assist individuals in recovering towards an improved state of living as defined by their individualized needs and preferences. 

Summary of Position: 

Engage individuals who are transitioning from forensic locations to the community by assisting them in implementing their release plan or other conditions assigned by the criminal justice system and ensuring that all services and supports that are necessary for a successful return to the community are in place. Establish positive, effective, and professional relationships with person served, families, colleagues and other components of AHCCCS, Regional Behavioral Health Authority, County Sherriff’s Office, Adult Probation Department, Municipal and Superior Courts, and other stakeholders. Implement quality supports and services which promote person-centered planning and clinically appropriate practices including the following principles for serving individuals enrolled in the Behavioral Health System who have criminal justice involvement, including the utilization of Evidenced Based Practices (EBP) as directed.

Essential Functions:

  • Through the use of peer mentorship, advocacy and education, provide support to participants who are transitioning from in-custody forensic settings into the community or are involved in community-based problem-solving courts.
  • Educate client about and utilize community resources; make referrals for services
  • Provide case management services in conjunction with community partners, including, but not limited to: providing appropriate resources, education and tools, to assist participants in achieving their goals
  • Assist in advocating, implementing and coordinating a proactive array of comprehensive, individualized supports and services for program participants and perform administrative work in support of the program
  • Be familiar with the Critical Time Intervention model of needs-based case management
  • Understand the principles and practices of and complete Clinical Oversite/Supervision as determined by licensure and Marc’s Policies
  • Perform a variety of Covered Services that have encounter value
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Document and maintain a comprehensive Electronic Medical Record with up-to-date information on services provided to the individual.
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly program reports as directed
  • Collaborate with other departments, agency programs and Community Resources to maximize participant outcomes, program goals, and agency mission to ensure Coordination of Care
  • Deliver services and supports as defined in Protocols developed for the Forensic Recovery Program

 

Agency paid training, Full Time positions include medical, dental, paid holidays and Paid Time Off accrual

Access to health coach and wellness incentives. Employees have access to two company fitness centers. Tuition reimbursement up to $1,000.

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Marc Community Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.