The fundamental reason this position exists is to assist the mental health court in identifying participants and assisting clients assigned to the mental health court in complying with programs requirements. Essential functions include assessment and research of possible participants, developing and recommending referrals, developing treatment and transitional plans, and maintaining data on program and its participants. This position reports to the Detention Facility Administrator and receives general supervision. This position also receives daily instruction from the Mental Health Court Judge.
Must have a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or a closely-related field and at least two (2) years of clinical counseling experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be willing to work with pre-trial or post-trial individuals who have various forms of mental illness.