Advocates

Parole Reentry Navigator

US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
2017-3804
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

 

The Reentry Navigator will provide transitional and substance recovery services to individuals re-entering into the community from incarceration through the Regional Reentry Center (RRC). Navigators will work with program participants to develop and implement treatment plans that will support their transition back into the community, provide supported referrals to address participants’ needs, and assist program participants to obtain their goals.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Provide program participants with case management services, transitional support, education, and other identified services through the Regional Reentry Center.
  • Use evidence-based methods to complete required assessments, offer counseling services, and provide supported referrals to community resources as identified.
  • Work collaboratively with clinical staff to interpret assessment findings, develop an individualized treatment plan (ITP), and identify community based supports that coincide with participant goals.
  • Actualize and implement treatment plans for assigned program participants. Meet with assigned participants on weekly basis or a designated time frame within each ITP to review and document progress in accordance with program requirements.
  • Accurately record and document all meetings and interactions with service recipients in their file to reflect individual’s progress towards obtaining goals and desired outcomes in accordance with program requirements.
  • Maintain required data through DPH EIM/ESM, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and other necessary clinical records and documentation in accordance with program.
  • Support the strength-based, client-driven model by empowering the service recipients in conflict resolution and decision-making.
  • Conduct meetings with participants at the transitional treatment program to conduct initial intake and begin preparing resources based on participants’ needs.
  • Provide transportation to service recipients within caseload on day of release, and when appropriate in treatment planning.
  • Provide crisis intervention and mediation as required. Coordinate community-based services as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of managed care and health insurance systems; provide other clinicians with managed care information and resources pertinent need being managed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health care related field with at least one to two years’ minimum experience working with individuals returning to the community from the criminal justice system.
  • CADC/LADC preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain satisfactory working relationships with consumers and community providers.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance into the state prisons and jails. 
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must hold valid driver’s license and access to an operational and insured vehicle.

 

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

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