COMMUNITY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - CRIMINAL JUSTICE in Campbell, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Campbell, CA
  • Date Posted:
    8/18/2019

Job Description

Facility: CDCR PLACEMENT REGION 2

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

This positon is responsible for conducting ongoing contacts with inmates and coordinating with STOP Placement Office, In-Prison Program Transitional Counselor, AOR, and Community Transition Program (CTP) staff to ensure continuum of care from in-prison programming services to the STOP
network of CBP programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides interactive services to inmates and CDCR staff.
  • Confers with the STOP Transportation Coordinator to facilitate the transportation of participants.
  • Assists in development of community transition plans.
  • Assists with appropriate referrals to community programming.
  • Keeps the AOR apprised of the community transition plan.
  • Conducts ongoing contacts with inmates, In-Prison Programs Transitional Counselor, STOP Placement Office staff, AOR, and CTP staff beginning one hundred fifty (150) calendar days prior to release in order to develop community transition plans.
  • Ensures all pre-release contacts are documented in the STOP case management file.
  • Conducts pre-release contacts to include:
    o Two (2) face-to-face contacts with inmates, CSR, and In-Prison Programs Transitional Counselor
    o Two (2) contacts with the designated STOP Placement Office staff and CSR
    o One (1) telephone contact with the AOR and CSR
  • Responsible for Global Presentations to provide outreach presentation as follows:
    o Presents quarterly at all CDCR institutions within the Program Area, or locations deemed appropriate by CDCR
    o Schedules the Global Presentation in coordination with the In-Prison Program Contractor
  • Maintain documentation at the STOP Placement Office, including sign-in sheets that include the following:
  • Name of the Institution
  • Date and Time of Presentation
  • Name and Signature of the CSR Presenter
  • Name, CDCR number, and signature of each attendee
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience with case management and criminal justice populations is preferred.
  • Must qualify for gate clearances into CDCR institutions.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
  • Knowledge in the California Treatment Initiative, in-custody and reentry treatment continuum of care, and the critical nature of portal-to-portal transportation in the retention process of Participants.
  • Extensive knowledge of the transitional process, both documentation and operational, between in custody and community based modalities/programs.
  • Possession of excellent English and spelling skills.
  • Possession of a level of maturity to deal with sensitive issues inherent in the delivery of reentry substance abuse treatment services to the criminal justice population.
  • Knowledge and the ability to comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possession of excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as an ability to train subordinate office staff in use of same.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as government regulations, legal documents, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Able to establish rapport with participants including management of crisis situation and determination of need for additional professional assistance.
  • Ability to provide effective oversight of participants.
  • Ability to facilitate the participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process.
  • Possession of the case management skills necessary to implement the transportation plan, consult
    as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and assess ongoing participant needs.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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