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Case Manager- WSUD 


The Richmond Behavioral Health Authority is seeking an energetic, creative, and qualified Substance Use Disorders Case Manager for Women's Services. The successful candidates must be capable of functioning relatively independently, and will manage a caseload and provide intensive community-based outpatient clinical assessment, outpatient services and case management services, crisis intervention services and supportive counseling. Specific responsibilities include conducting screenings and initial assessments, developing diagnostic impressions upon admission for services, delivering evidence-based skill-building and motivational enhancement groups, and providing or arranging for additional or alternative services where appropriate.

Essential Functions

Assesses client service needs, capabilities and appropriateness for services; presents options and services based upon a needs assessment.

Develops an individual service plan of care and services appropriate to the evaluation with the client/family consensus; reviews and updates service plans.

Makes referrals and linkages to appropriate agencies for services; coordinates client services and treatment with multiple service providers and agencies.

Evaluates the quality of services provided and changes in client’s condition and counsels clients as necessary; evaluates client’s environment for safety, security, negative factors and productivity; compiles and analyzes data relating to complaints; identifies and works to resolve problems.

Plans and facilitates group sessions with clients participating in community activities and/or to promote recovery and educate clients.

Provides motivational counseling to clients to facilitate/improve engagement in services that support recovery.

Assists clients with activities of daily living including hygiene/bathing.

Serves as liaison to public agencies and provides information regarding Authority programs and services.

Attends inter-disciplinary team meetings to discuss decisions for client plan of care; provides or arranges transportation; assists with discharge planning.

Provides crisis intervention and prevention services.

Prepares a variety of reports; prepares and maintains client charts and other records.

Attends meetings, staffings and conferences as they relate to client, staff and program needs.

Assists in curriculum development and resource tools.

Position Requirements

The successful applicants will have a strong knowledge base with regard to diagnostic assessment techniques, counseling approaches, and service modalities used for persons with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental illness. The preferred candidate will have some knowledge of issues related to justice involved populations.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field; master’s preferred.

Preferred: Certification - CSAC, ADC, and or licensed as LCSW, LCP, LPC or LSATP or license eligible; valid Virginia driver’s license.



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 2/12/2021  
Close Date  
About the Organization Join the Fearless!

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and prevention services to the citizens of the City of Richmond.

Our Mission:
RBHA promotes health, wellness, and recovery for the people and communities we serve.

Our Vision:
An inclusive, healthy community where individuals are inspired to reach their highest potential.

Our Values:
Equity / Innovation / Quality / Inclusion / Accessibility / Transparency / Compassion / Integrity

Creating Healthy Communities - One Person, One Family, One Community at a time.

RBHA is committed to providing behavioral health services to all Richmond residents regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, or national origin.

Services are provided directly by RBHA staff and through contracts with private providers in the community. Funding is received through fees from consumers, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond, and local and state grants.  
Starting Salary Range $44,427.56-$46,000.00  
EOE Statement Richmond Behavioral Health Authority provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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