*Providing a comprehensive case management assessment that addresses life domains such as housing, finances, transportation, legal services, vocational, employment, health care, and family strengths/needs;
*Developing an Integrated Family Case Plan that is person-centered and includes strategies for recovery. The plan shall identify priorities, desired outcomes and the strategies and resources to be used in obtaining outcomes based on the case management assessment;
*Linking to appropriate care and resources in the community including resources that address specialized needs, such as agencies providing services related to HIV/AIDS, mental health disorders, chronic and acute health problems and problems stemming from involvement with the criminal justice system;
*Promote the STAR individual's recovery to his/her fullest potential by facilitating assessment of skills, including literacy, educational opportunities (GED, certification programs), job readiness skills, vocational training, employment placement and retention and career development;
*The STAR Case Managers will determine the type and frequency of services desired. The services provided will be responsive to the individual's needs;
*Refer clients and help them access substance use disorder treatment if needed;
*Assist and engage the individual with transitioning to another level of care (outpatient substance use disorder treatment) to ensure continuity of care if needed and provide documentation that the individual has been offered the treatment if there is evidence of a lapse in recovery, and whether or not the individual is attending treatment or had an overdose while receiving STAR services;
*Coordinate needed interventions and services provided by multiple agencies;
*Provide case management services to ensure that individuals are both informed about and able to access the full range of medical and treatment opportunities or other support services, such as legal, financial, educational, vocational, or employment counseling, that may be available to them at the time the individual chooses to use them;
*Use engagement skills to motivate and encourage individuals to voluntarily access services that would assist them in maintaining a healthy lifestyle;
*Advocate on behalf of the individual;
*Provide education to clients on HIV and Hepatitis;
*Provide training to clients on the recognition of relapse triggers and strategies to deal with avoiding a relapse.
*Perform other duties as assigned.
*Bachelor's degree required / Master's degree preferred in behavioral health profession
*CADC or LCADC required
*Must possess the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to completely perform case management and have at least three (3) years demonstrated experience working with individuals with substance use disorder
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