Forensic Specialist (Grant) - SMHP Residency FAC#6 Justice in Passaic, NJ at St. Mary's General Hospital

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    350 Boulevard
    Passaic, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2020

Job Description

Responsibilities Personalized, collaborative and flexible case management and outreach services offered primarily off-site. Designed to engage, support and integrate individuals with serious mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system into the community of their choice and facilitate their use of available resources and supports in order to maximize their independence. Primary goal of this service is to assist consumers to avoid arrest and/or reduce the number of days in jail or prison or help in their reintegration after incarceration.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Masters degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work or rehabilitation.
  2. Two years mental health experience with at least 1 year experience in liaison or case management work.
  3. One year experience with forensic population.
  4. Familiarity in dealing with the agitated client, mental status exam, medication interaction and side effects, and the criminal justice system.
  5. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current.
  6. Valid New Jersey Driver's License.
 

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