Position Title: Peer Case Manager, Family Medicine
Posting Number: R220301
Employer: Research Foundation
Salary Range: $43,000
The Primary Care Research Institute (PCRI) in the Department of Family Medicine seeks a Peer Case Manager responsible for case management and community outreach with criminal justice-involved or formerly criminal justice-involved individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems in the Early Diversion Enhancement Program, using the MISSION-CJ (Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking – Criminal Justice Edition) evidence-based model.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Meet with participants to discuss their needs in the community (e.g., connecting them with mental health and substance use services, recreational opportunities, self-help groups, transportation resources, etc.).
Provide vocational/educational support to help participants maintain employment and ﬁnd new employment/educational opportunities.
Collaborate, care plan and work with criminal justice entities (e.g., probation, parole, courts) to support participants in reducing recidivism over time.
Provide person-centered care planning and goal setting using the motivational interviewing approach.
Identify, educate and support caregiver network.
Introduce self-management tools and community support services.
Document care plan, client interactions, and linkages in Client Management System in a timely fashion.
Meet with community partners to assure grant deliverables are met.
Assist Program Administrator with data management, grant reporting, and overall project management.
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Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field, in conjunction with two years of relevant experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
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UB is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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