SUD Case Manager - New Position within our Break Free Cincinnati program!
Provides Case Management Services to individuals experiencing homelessness and substance abuse using a Housing First / Harm Reduction Model. Participates in outreach and engagement, establishes therapeutic relationships, assesses complex problems, selects problem-solving interventions, and helps clients meet basic needs to function effectively. Coordinates, conducts or participates in assessments, provides access to recommended treatment services (behavioral health, medical), employment services, housing assistance, and other targeted supportive services.
- Completes face-to-face contacts with individuals who are homeless throughout Hamilton County to identify potential clients for program (includes making contact with individuals who are homeless on the streets, parks, soup kitchens, shelters, health care facilities, jails, etc.).
- Initiates, coordinates, and monitors evaluations necessary to identify each client's needs in life areas including: living arrangements, financial issues, benefit status, legal status, physical/psychiatric health, activities of daily living, vocational/educational, social supports, leisure and recreation.
- Assists clients in using applicable resources to meet basic needs, including housing.
- Provides support services to assist clients in obtaining housing through the Coordinated Entry process and maintaining housing through the Critical Time Intervention model.
- Gains knowledge of the following: homelessness, substance abuse and mental health treatment and basic needs resources, informal and formal linkages with agencies that provide services, the client’s use of services, and applicable costs of use, and the opportunities for alternative resources.
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- CDCA Required.
- Bachelor's degree in one of the specified fields of study plus two years of specialized education, training, or experience in one of the specified fields of study.
- Master's degree in mental health, social work, counseling or other health related field, preferred.
- Experience working with individuals who are experiencing homelessness and/or struggling with substance abuse.
- Credentialed as a licensed Social Worker, Counselor or Chemical Dependency Counselor, preferred.
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