Are you culturally competent and excited to work with a diverse population? Do you have the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility? Do you consider yourself self-motivated and dependable? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Certified Substance Use Disorder Case Manager opening at our In-Custody program at the Lynwood Jail located in Los Angeles, CA! The ideal candidate has experience facilitating substance use disorder (SUD) education and treatment counseling in the forms of individual and group counseling sessions and SUD brief interventions. Additionally, the ideal candidate has experience working successfully with a criminal justice population and with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal backgrounds, and other potential barriers. In this position you will gain experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing SUD services to incarcerated women. Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.
The Correctional Health Services - Substance Use Disorder (CHS-SUD) program is a collaboration between the Department of Public Heath - Substance abuse Prevention and Control (DPH-SAPC), the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD), and the Department of Health Services (DHS), and establishes in-custody SUD treatment services at the Lynwood Jail (female general population). The CHS-SUD program is built upon evidence-based treatment models that address such issues as substance abuse , trauma, risk for criminal recidivism, and relapse prevention. The program addresses the varied needs of the inmate population, by offering programming focused on SUD education, treatment services with different levels of care, including individual and group counseling services, case management, and community reintegration.