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Court Liaison

Company: San Luis Valley Behavioral Health
Location: Alamosa
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Position OverviewThe Court Liaison will provide screening of defendants for behavioral health conditions, make connections for services with other agencies as well as Behavioral Health. The Liaison will also communicate and coordinate services between Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems.Essential Job Functions

  • Screen defendants for behavioral health conditions by reviewing records and appointment systems as permitted by law and determine if treatment would be beneficial in achieving goals and objectives
  • Determine appropriate referral and treatment options and make connections to services for defendants
  • Consult with judicial officer probation court clerk DA and defense attorney to determine the nature of individual's behavioral health condition
  • Determine resources available to assist defendant including behavioral health, psychiatric, employment housing or other supports
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between Behavioral Health and criminal justice systems
  • Identify existing programs, resources and agencies to ensure that defendant is receiving the best care available
  • Substance Use treatment
  • Transition Services
  • Wraparound Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Identify any gaps in service
  • Provide data regarding work across multiple systemsSecondary Job Functions
    • Attend and participate in orientation, ongoing community of practice and other periodic meetings
    • Employ best practice standards, evidence-based practices and culturally-competent delivery of services
    • Coordination with other providers across various regional agenciesPay Rate - $21.00PM1. Requirements:Education/Skill Requirements
      • BA degree
      • CAC preferred
      • Work experience in the Judicial System a mustOther Skills/Abilities
        • Highly developed organizational skills, attention to detail
        • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
        • Ability to interact effectively and pleasantly with court personnel, attorneys, defendants and staff of other agencies
        • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.Work EnvironmentGeneral office environment; light physical work as needed: travel or errands outside the office.Pay Range $21.00PM1PI153286035

Keywords: San Luis Valley Behavioral Health, Pueblo , Court Liaison, Other , Alamosa, Colorado

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