Case Manager Forensic Intake Specialist


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Job Title:  Forensic Intake Specialist

Summary:  Forensic Intake Specialist will be responsible for the screening of offenders incarcerated at the Galveston County Detention Center in Galveston. This will include offenders that are on a wait list. Other responsibilities will include the completion of the required screening form and the Justice of the Peace notification form.

Supervision: Receives supervision from the Forensic Program Manager

Education: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Sciences or Criminal Justice

Abilities:

General knowledge of mental health disorders

Self-motivated with good time management skills

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to establish a cooperative relationship with security/medical staff

PC skills

Status: Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act

Working Conditions: Brazoria County Detention Center, 4 hours per assigned nights or 8 hours on Saturday and Sunday

Job Duties    Performance Standards 

Screening Offenders  A Mental Health Screening will be completed on   offenders that have been identified as having   mental health symptoms

Forms Completion  A Justice of the Peace Referral will be completed  on all offenders identified as having   possible mental health issues

Scheduling  Inmates identified as having mental health issues  will be scheduled with the psychiatrist

Training  On-site training will be conducted by the Program  Manager. All Gulf Coast Center mandatory  training will be kept up to date.

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