Clinician, Behavioral Health
Center for Court Innovation (CCI)

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Post Date: Sep 19, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Salary: Salary range starts at $55k
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research and provides consulting services to justice innovators.Bronx Community Solutions, one of the Center’s operating projects, seeks to hire Clinician, Behavioral Health for a pretrial supervised release program operated out of the Bronx County Criminal Court. The pretrial supervised release program will provide regular monitoring and referral services to misdemeanor and non-violent felony defendants whose cases are pending Criminal Court. The goal of the program is to provide community-based supervision for individuals who would otherwise be detained pretrial on low bail amounts.Reporting to the Director of Special Initiatives, the Behavioral Health Clinician will be responsible for providing bi-weekly supervision for Supervised Release staff, monitoring a small caseload of program participants with high needs, specifically those with medical or psychiatric issues, including participants with unstable housing. Referring participants to voluntary social service interventions and helping promote compliance with pretrial release conditions. The Clinician will stay in regular contact with participants, including facilitating in-person case management meetings and sending frequent court date reminders. Additionally, they will draft memos to keep the court informed on participants’ compliance and will work with program staff to notify court parties if a participant is non-compliant with their supervision level.

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