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*NEW POSTING* 10/26/22 Director of Case Management

We are seeking a Director of Case Management to join our team at Friends of Guest House in  Alexandria, Virginia on a full-time basis, onsite, 40 hours per week.

About the Organization: 

Friends of Guest House (www.friendsofguesthouse.org) is a transitional program that supports women who  are returning to the community after incarceration for non-violent offenses. Friends of Guest House provides  a safe, caring, healing environment for women in recovery from trauma, addictions, challenged family  systems, and mood disorders. We serve 30 women in our Residential Program at a time and each woman is  invited to participate in the program for 6 months and spend another 6-9 months in our Aftercare Program  with stepped down case management support. The goal of the women in the program is to re-enter the  community, reunite with their families, and address barriers to achieving their goals. Overall, women who re enter the community without support have a recidivism rate of 70%. Women who complete the Residential  to Aftercare Program continuum at Friends of Guest House have a recidivism rate of 15%. Come join a  dedicated team and make a difference in a woman’s life each and every hour.  

Position Description 

The Director of Case Management leads and supervises the client management team in all client engagement  and case file maintenance, along with individualized treatment planning and implementation. 

General 

Enforce compliance with Guest House rules: drug and alcohol policies, emergency procedures, etc.

Assist with fundraising events. 

Maintain confidentiality at all times. 

Attend and participate in staff meetings and in-service training. 

Inform supervisor of client and facility needs and concerns. 

Work closely with management to avert or resolve problems related to both the clients and the facility. 

Position Qualifications 

To perform the position of Director of Case Management successfully, qualified candidates must meet the  following minimum qualifications: 

License to practice independently in the Commonwealth of Virginia (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, Psy.D, PH.D.)  is preferred 

Must be able to provide clinical supervision to graduate students and clinicians working toward licensure. A minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience in a human services organization or assisting at-risk  populations with histories of addiction, mental illness, homelessness, domestic violence, severe trauma,  etc. Note:  Work experience with ex-offender population and/or in crisis/trauma environment preferred.  Residential program experience a must. 

Knowledge of gender-specific, trauma-informed principles of treatment and ability to oversee the  expansion and implementation of those practices within Case Management. 

Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, written, presentation and conflict management  skills 

Excellent organizational and time management skills 

Abilities to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and exhibit a high level of cultural  competence 

Other Licenses & Certifications 

Valid driver's license & good driving record. 

CPR/First Aid certification and NARCAN Training (can be obtained on the job) 

PREA Training/Requirements (can be obtained on the job) 

Note:  Licenses/Certifications must remain in good standing/active during employment tenure with Friends of  Guest House.

For full job description or to submit resumes, email Linda@friendsofguesthouse.org.

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