Communicare KY
  • 10-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates activities of the Jail based treatment programs for substance use disorders (SAP). Carries a caseload.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master Degree in behavioral science field and LCADC or other licensure plus a minimum of four (4) Years of experience in the substance abuse field. Experience working with the criminal justice system is preferred

PHYSICAL AND ENVIORMENTAL DEMANDS: Work is light with walking, standing and sitting to perform routine reports, training and supervision. Talking, hearing and seeing needed to communicate with staff, clients and members of the community. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens, biohazardous waste and hazardous waste. Possible exposure to infectious or communicable diseases.


  1. Implements and coordinates a treatment program for adults with substance use disorders who are involved in the criminal justice system. Develops supplemental curriculum to enhance evidence-based curriculum mandated by the Department of Corrections (DOC).
  2. Provides administrative supervision to all SAP staff members and SAP Assists with arranging clinical supervision of staff seeking licensure in various disciplines.
  3. Arranges coverage for SAP staff members who are
  4. Ensures medical records are maintained in accordance with Communicare, AODE, and DOC
  5. Conducts/oversees screenings and assessments. Ensures assessments are completed within three (3) business days of program admission.
  6. Ensures the CJKTOS is administered to every consumer within ten (10) business days of admission to
  7. Provides individual and group
  8. Provides educational sessions for Ensures family members receive educational information about substance use disorders and recovery when requested.
  9. Ensures that program participants are educated regarding medication assisted treatment. Ensures enrollment paperwork is submitted for all participants who are eligible for the DOC SAMAT program.
  10. Ensures a continuing care/aftercare plan is developed in collaboration with each participant prior to completion of SAP.
  11. Ensures all discharge paperwork is completed and submitted as Approves all participant terminations.
  12. Maintains the Policy and Procedure manual for SAP services, including a section containing all forms required by DOC with applicable instructions.
  13. Ensures that Department of Corrections (DOC) consumer evaluations of treatment services are completed and returned to DOC. Utilizes the results to improve the quality of SAP treatment.
  14. Develops and maintains a strong interface with DOC, local jails, and Probation and
  15. Ensures SAP services are developed, provided, and maintained in accordance with current Licensure and Regulatory standards, DOC and Communicare Policies.
  16. Participates regularly in supervisory sessions with Assistant Director - Substance
  17. Provides written reports and evaluations as required. Ensures participant roster and jail bed request form are submitted daily.
  18. Participates in diagnostic treatment
  19. Interfaces with other programs as
  20. Provides consultation, education and training to others as
  21. Participates in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI)
  22. Performs other duties as


  1. Adheres to Communicare, Inc. policies and procedures.
  2. Attends mandatory in-services and other training/educational programs as required.

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