STOP CASE MANAGER - FIELD in Salinas, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary of Duties:    

The STOP Case Manager is the direct provider of casework services to the Participants, including placement assessment, case planning, case management and interfacing with DAPO. The Case Manager to Participant caseload ratio shall not exceed 1 to 50, unless prior written approval is obtained from DRP.

This role will be based out of one of GEO’s local facilities but will require physical review of our partner provider locations (sober living and transitional housing locations).  Counseling services will also be provided on site at participant locations.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  1. Provide interactive services to the STOP Participants
  2. Conduct placement assessments with Participants
  3. Develop Case Management Plans (CMP) with Participants
  4. Develop and monitor the Participant’s progress relative to their Case Management Plan through all phases of the program
  5. Make appropriate referrals to outside agencies as necessary
  6. Maintain progress notes in Participant files
  7. Keep the AOR apprised of Participant’s progress
  8. Develop discharge and aftercare plans
  9. Document Participant case files and upload required information according to GEO and CDCR standards
  10. Conduct Monthly CMP reviews and updates in collaboration with Participants
  11. Ensure implementation of the specific program treatment/intervention modality under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Supervisor
  12. Manage and coordinate individual Participant services through appropriate referrals and CBP program assignment
  13. Collaborate with Participant to identify a network that will support the Participant’s reintegration into the community
  14. Assist, as directed, the Compliance Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor in conducting and following up on community-based provider audits
  15. Participate in all training provided for STOP staff; prepare schedules, reports, or other information required for the program and requested by the STOP Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, Compliance Coordinator and/or CDCR personnel
  16. Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director or designee


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge
    • Understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors
    • Recognize the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment and recovery process
    • Know and comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct
  • Skills
    • Ability to conduct assessments and/or evaluations, which serve as the basis for CBP placement
    • Provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the Participant
    • Tailor program services to the Participant's stage of dependence, change, or recovery
    • Appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models with Participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors


  • Abilities
    • Able to establish rapport with Participants, including management of crisis situation and determination of need for additional professional assistance
    • Facilitate the Participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process
    • Possess the case management skills necessary to implement the case plan, consult as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and assess ongoing treatment planning efficacy
    • Able to operate a PC with basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years experience working with criminal justice populations
  • Valid driver’s license required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • It is desired, but not mandatory, to possess an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification recognized by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) or the ability to become certified within 18 months of hire.