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POSITION SUMMARY: Outreach Community Coordinator is responsible for organizing and attending events in the community to provide information about En Junto: Mamas y Familias and Janus of Santa Cruz. Project En Junto is a program that addresses the gap in available services to pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women who require treatment for substance use disorders (SUD), particularly low-income and Latina women in Santa Cruz County. The program will provide outreach and engagement for pregnant and postpartum Latinas to help them overcome barriers to residential treatment and increase the array and quality of evidence-based practices and other specialized services for them and their families.
Outreach Coordinator works to bring potential clients in to the En Junto: Mamas y Familias grant program. The Outreach Coordinator also supervises the promotoras and provides the schedule and supervises their hours.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
I. OUTREACH RESPONSIBILITES:
- Responsible for providing information about En Junto: Mamas Y Familias to nonprofit agencies as well as the public.
- Presents information about En Junto: Mamas Y Familias to prospective participants.
- Organize and/or attend community events to promote availability of perinatal substance use disorder treatment
- Provide destigmatizing education around perinatal SUDS to community partners.
- Maintain direct lines of communication with perinatal client referral sources such as hospitals, public health nurses, mental health services, and CPS.
- Offer one-on-one outreach to pregnant and postpartum clients. This includes:
- o On demand ASAM assessments, either in person or over the phone.
- o Complete pre-treatment screenings.
- o In-person visits to clients in institutions such as hospitals and corrections.
- Individualized case management to resolve barriers to treatment. This includes:
- Coordinating intake/treatment plans with other agencies involved in a prospective perinatal client’s case.
- Assisting clients with activating and/or transferring to Medi-cal.
- Referrals to supportive services such as MAT, harm reduction, support groups, domestic violence resources, mental health services, and emergency shelters.
- Offer outreach services--including assessments and referrals to treatment--to the partners and/or family members of Perinatal clients.
- Provide transportation to intake appointments.
- Maintain relationships and regular follow-ups with grant clients in 6 month post-intake period. Offer case management and referrals to follow-up clients.
- Complete forms related to tracking grant clients
II. SUPPORT AND COMMUNICATE WITH CLINICAL TEAM:
- ·Attend weekly team treatment and provide all relevant case management info to clinical team.
- Attend weekly case conference to coordinate client care involving multiple Janus departments.
- Forward all relevant prospective perinatal client information to admissions team.
- Serve as access point for clients who are interested in treatment or requesting information about treatment options.
- Assist clinical team with providing clients with services outside the facility, such as transporting clients to court dates, medical appointments, and child visits.
- Maintain a visible and active presence in residential treatment area
III. MANAGE CELEBRATING FAMILIES PROGRAM :
- Recruit Celebrating Families participants and ensure that all relevant enrollment documents are completed.
- Offer family screenings and provide case management & referrals to family members of Janus client.
- Complete and organize all Celebrating Families documents.
- Arrange and maintain facilities usage agreement with venue hosting Celebrating families. his includes:
- Supervise Celebrating Families Staff Organize and participate in Celebrating Families trainings
- Ensure that staff members are completing group facilitation to fidelity. This includes
- delivery of CF curriculum as well as appropriate preparation of CF group materials.
- Provide clinical supervision and check-ins for Celebrating Families staff Manage Catering for Family Dinner
- Manage Celebrating Families Supplies
IV. Women's Intensive Outpatient Responsibilities:
- Contact and recruit outpatient participants
- Communicate relevant treatment information such as group calendars and policies to IOS clients.
- Organize handouts and supply kits for IOS clients.
- Reminder and follow-up calls to IOS clients.
- Facilitate remote Celebrating Families IOS group.
- Complete group and individual notes for remote Celebrating Families participants
- Offer case management services to IOS clients and enter into EMR
V. SUPERVISE EMPLOYMENT CASEWORK SERVICES:
- Negotiate and maintain service agreement with Community Action Board, for the purpose of providing employment casework to Janus Perinatal clients, Celebrating Families participants, and their family members
- Complete and send client referrals to employment casework services
- Provide regular clinical supervision to Employment Specialist
- Coordinate outreach & case management with weekly meetings with Employment Specialist
- Knowledge of the dynamics of chemical dependency, self-help recovery programs, and basic organizational/office skills.
- Demonstrated competence in interacting with a broad range of individuals in a professional manner, good conflict resolution and communication skills, ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, and ability to work as part of a treatment team.
- If recovering, must have at least one year of recovery.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record and car.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule, an occasional weekend or evening. Registration or certification with Drug and Alcohol Certifying body.
Benefits includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance plan for full time employees, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holiday, sick time and vacation time