The Peer Support Specialist has personal shared experience with substance abuse and recovery to provide services to clients struggling with substance use disorder issues who are in outpatient treatment and targeted case management programs in Washington County. The Peer Support Specialist meets one-on-one with clients in a variety of community settings to develop and support recovery goals.
Through engagement and developing rapport, the Peer Support Specialist provides emotional support, compassionate listening, and community resource navigation. In collaboration with clinical staff, this position delivers evidence-based interventions to promote recovery. The Peer Support Specialist assists clients with issues related to housing, transportation, developing a social network, crisis support, personal and system advocacy, education, and employment in line with their recovery goals. To support clients’ self-advocacy, the Peer Support Specialist attends mental health and other provider appointments as needed. This position facilitates communication with other team members and encourages connection with natural supports and community involvement.
The role of the Case Manager is to assist consumers committed under Wisconsin Statute Chapter 980 to independent community living. Case management staff will coordinate services and treatment in collaboration with the Department of Community Corrections, sex offender treatment providers, supportive care agencies, and service providers. The Case Manager is responsible for pre-release planning, case planning, and helping the consumer develop skills for community living. making individualized referrals to services that address the needs of their consumers. Clients may have developmental disabilities, experience mental health illness, and/or substance use disorders and require a Case Manager who is both empathetic and compassionate. The Case Manager should have knowledge of resources in Southeastern Wisconsin and act as an advocate in pursuing resources for the consumer.
The Case Manager will complete and utilize assessment results to develop individualized case plans with consumers; meet with consumers weekly utilizing a mix of face-to-face, video, and phone contacts; manage a caseload of up to seven consumers; guide the consumer through developing day-to-day and monthly schedules in accordance with DOC policy; complete accurate case notes and reports for staffing or court; review and approve consumer budgets and expenditures; attend meetings with Department of Health Services on a monthly basis.
The Payroll and Accounting Specialist will help support the Accounting team in our growing business. We are looking for someone who is up for the challenge of streamlining systems and processes as we expand our offerings. This role will take ownership of all payroll processing for multiple nonprofit entities as well as processing Accounts Payable and completing other Accounting tasks as needed.
The Vilas County Diversion Program is a voluntary alternative to criminal prosecution for eligible participants. The offer is extended by the District Attorney’s Office as well as the other jurisdictions in the county. The Diversion Program offers individuals the opportunity to have pending, pre- and post-charge cases resolved after addressing barriers and needs with pertinent, required interventions determined by the Diversion Case Manager. This position is critical in assisting clients as they navigate this process.
Diversion Case Managers are responsible for managing assigned caseloads and providing an appropriate level of supervision to aid participants in reaching successful program outcomes. Case Managers will utilize an evidence-based approach to determine barriers and needs via risk/needs assessments that identify underlying barriers. They will identify interventions, refer individuals to culturally appropriate resources including chemical and mental health services, employment, education, and housing agencies, closely monitor participant progress and maintain accurate documentation in the client database, and prepare and submit detailed reports to the courts outlining participant’s progress with recommendations. This position will serve primarily Vilas County, with the possibility of crossover in Oneida County Diversion.
The 1st shift Jail Screening Specialist assesses the needs of individuals who are arrested and booked into the Milwaukee County Jail who are pending a bail setting decision. Using an actuarial risk assessment, the Jail Screening Specialist determines an individual’s risk for pretrial misconduct (defined as risk to miss court or be rearrested while out on bail) and prepares a detailed report used by criminal justice stakeholders to assist in making informed bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist also conducts a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for treatment and diversion programming in Milwaukee County. Finally, this position will assist with location monitoring in the GPS program. Many of the individuals served experience mental health and/or substance use disorders; as such, this role requires an individual who is both empathetic and compassionate.
Duties include completing face-to-face interviews, pretrial risk assessments, and actuarial risk assessments for defendants booked into the Milwaukee County Jail; conducting criminal history and records checks; provide written reports for electronic submission to the court that include recommendations for bail and release conditions; entering and maintaining case information in the electronic database; processing and requesting release for individuals in custody to JusticePoint’s Pretrial Supervision program; and assisting with location tracking and device maintenance for the Electronic Monitoring program outside of regular business hours.
The Recovery Court Assistant fulfills an important role in assistant the Clark County Recovery Court. The Recovery Court Assistant aids the Recovery Court Coordinator in providing direct services to existing participants in the Recovery Court Program. This includes daily activities of the Recovery Court including client interaction, helping participants problem-solve barriers that may impact their success in the program, and drug testing for the program. The individuals we serve often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, so this position requires an individual who is empathetic, compassionate, and composed.
The Recovery Court Assistant’s responsibilities include entering and maintaining notes in the electronic database, attending Recovery Court staffing and court, performing observed urine/oral fluid/alcohol screening for Recovery Court clients, enter and maintain case information in the electronic database, referring to & having knowledge of available community resources.
Pretrial Case Managers are the critical link for clients who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse who are navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable, help ensure appearance at court, comply with court-ordered conditions, and aid in remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. The Case Manager will work with the client to identify any barriers for appearing in court and refer clients to resources in the community to help address any identified individual needs and goals. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and require a Case Manager who is empathetic and compassionate. The Case Manager should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the client, the prosecuting attorney’s office, and defense attorneys.
The Case Manager will provide supervision and assist clients in reaching successful pretrial supervision outcomes through case management that targets individual barriers and needs; complete assessments to help identify barriers and needs; help ensure the client attends all court appearances and remains arrest-free; refer to & have knowledge of available resources; prepare and submit accurate court reports outlining the client’s status and progress; maintain accurate records in the client database; and perform other duties as assigned.
NOTE: This position is Monday-Friday, 8a-4:30p. Each week, you are required to work in the office four days and you may work remotely one day.
Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) is a recovery-focused, rehabilitative, and integrated behavioral health program for youth & adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. The program is person-centered and uses client/family-directed service plans to describe the individualized services that will support the client in achieving their recovery goals.
As an integral part of the CCS team, the CCS therapist provides psychotherapy, psychoeducation, and supportive collateral services to participants in the CCS program. These services will take place in the office, in the community, and/or in clients’ homes. The CCS therapist would be responsible for assessing the therapeutic needs of clients and completing formal assessments, developing, implementing, evaluating, and reviewing client treatment plans, and counseling clients in accordance with their treatment plans.
The Jail Screening Specialist assesses the needs of individuals who are booked into the Ramsey County Detention Center and are pending a bail setting decision. Using an actuarial risk assessment tool, the Jail Screening Specialist determines an individual’s risk for pretrial misconduct and prepares a detailed report used by criminal justice stakeholders to make bail decisions. The Jail Screening Specialist may also be required to conduct a more in-depth assessment to identify individuals who may be eligible for diversion programming. Many of the individuals served experience mental health and/or substance use disorders; as such, this role requires a professional who is both empathetic and compassionate.
Responsibilities include completing interviews and assessments, conducting criminal history checks, providing accurate reports to the court, entering and maintaining case information in the database, and requesting/processing the release of in custody individuals for supervision in the JusticePoint Pretrial Supervision program.
The role of the Case Manager is to assist defendants who are economically, racially, and ethnically diverse and guide them in navigating the criminal justice system. They hold the client accountable and help ensure their appearance at in court and in remaining arrest-free during the pretrial period. The Case Manager is responsible for making referrals to services that can assist the client in meeting their individual goals. Clients often experience mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and require a Case Manager who is both empathetic and compassionate. The Case Manager should have knowledge of the criminal justice system and act as a neutral party between the client, the District Attorney’s Office, and defense.
Case Managers will complete pretrial risk assessments for defendants booked into the Racine County Jail; provide written reports to the court that include recommendations for release conditions; perform drug and alcohol screening; provide electronic monitoring services; refer to & have knowledge of available community resources; help ensure the defendant attends all court appearances & remains arrest-free; enter and maintain case information in the electronic database.
NO EXPERIENCE OR DEGREE REQUIRED!
Electronic Monitoring Installers/Specialists are responsible for installing, retrieving, and basic troubleshooting of various electronic monitoring devices (GPS, Remote Breath, & Continuous Alcohol Monitoring) within 24 hours of request for service. Installers will receive notification of the service request, secure the necessary devices/equipment, and meet clients at community locations and client homes. This position requires significant driving as you will be traveling to various work sites within your assigned area so you must have a valid license, reliable vehicle, and auto insurance – mileage is reimbursed! This opportunity is ideal for college students, parents with kids in school, retirees, and/or someone looking for experience in the criminal justice field.
The Difference Principle Inc.
205 West Highland Avenue, Suite 509
Milwaukee, WI 53203