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Forensic Case Manager

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:
Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Forensic Case Manager to join our team! The Forensic Case Manager provides direct support, education, referral, and outreach to justice-involved adults diagnosed with severe mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and other co-occurring disorders. The Forensic Case Manager provides illness education and teaches recovery strategies through the provision of Enhanced Illness Management and Recovery, uniquely tailored to address criminogenic needs, aimed to divert individuals out of the legal system into long-term recovery. The Forensic Case Manager serves as a liaison between treatment providers, legal professionals, and courts regarding recommendations for treatment and treatment participation.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Works collaboratively with clients and providers to ensure connection to appropriate level of care and helps to navigate supports.
• Monitors multiple domains which impact mental health, including but not limited to housing, transportation, and vocational.
• Links and refers clients to needed resources outside of the mental health center, including but not limited to medical, educational, and social services.
• Works as part of an integrated team and communicates with colleagues, collateral contacts, supervisors, etc. regarding client care.
• Provides a combination of direct and indirect case management services.
• Provides individual and group Enhanced Illness Management and Recovery (EIMR) services. Maintain at least one active weekly EIMR group. Attend weekly EIMR group supervision.
• Serves as a court liaison sharing only pertinent information related to treatment plans, changes to plan, and participation.
• Ensures current Releases of Information are on file for any communication with 3rd parties, including legal professionals/court.
• Attend weekly Community Connections/Mental Health Court sessions as assigned. Ensure attendance to all required court hearings as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
• 1-2 years of related/transferable work experience.
• Familiarity with mental health conditions, substance use disorders and community resources.
• Strong collaborating skills and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.

Our agency is a team of talented and dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping the community and each other! We provide staff supervision, a stimulating work environment and opportunities for supervision towards clinical licensure. We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: July 1, 2021

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