Requirements:  Masters Degree in either Counseling, Social Work or related field

Valid AL Driver’s License, Good 5-year Motor Vehicle Record, Reliable Transportation

MUST Obtain Personal Automobile Liability Insurance Minimum of $300k/$100k/$50k

Must attend State of Alabama Adult Case Management Training

Knowledge of Community Lay-out (Madison County Area), Agencies & Resources Excellent oral and written communications skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Madison County Metro Jail staff, Judges, Probation Officers, Attorneys, Community agencies and other members of Jail Diversion Team.
  • Identify individuals in the Metro Jail eligible for release who have Mental Health and Substance Abuse needs
  • Perform assessments, individual, family and/or group therapy to jail diversion clients
  • Develop a Treatment Plan with the client and meet and/or exceed productivity goals
  • Establish continuity of care with participants by reducing recidivism rate and linking participants to needed services.
  • Assist participants with establishing and maintaining a healthy support system, living environment and financial stability.
  • Visit participants in their environment to assess progress, provide instruction, support and direction.
  • Provide family support and education as needed.
  • Ensure participant receives minimum contact once per week during initial transition phase.
  • Coordinate, attend and ensure participant follow up with court hearings and treatment services to include drug rehabilitation services and medical services.
  • Completely necessary paperwork in a timely manner in accordance with State and Program Standards. (Treatment Plans, Progress Notes, SUN-R, tracking after release, etc.)
  • Become aware of participants medications, side effects, triggers and signs of decompensation and/or relapse.
  • Provide traditional case management services as well as collateral services such as transportation to appointments and other ancillary services.
  • Assist participants through crisis situations and/or arrange for the provision of such assistance.
  • Attend and participate in Diversion Team meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.