Mental Health Court Case Coordinator

Greensboro, NC
Jul 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 999679

Functional Title Mental Health Court Case Coordinator

Position Type Research

Position Summary

The Mental Health Court Case Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a full caseload of Mental Health Court (MHC) clients. Employee performs case management, receives and processes client referrals, coordinates referrals for assessments and other services.

Will also conduct intake interviews and conduct and/or assist with drug screenings, staffs court team meetings, and reports to the court.


  • Performs intensive case management with clients;
  • Facilitates the targeting of clients and the referral process;
  • Conducts screenings, intakes, and prepares reports for MHC core team;
  • Obtains MHC and other agency releases of information;
  • Refers for assessment to clinical entities;
  • Assists in preparation of treatment plans;
  • Serves as liaison to agency partners such as adult probation officers, treatment providers,
    school personnel, and social service agencies to monitor client progress;
  • Prepares written reports and provides information at staff meetings;
  • Schedules court status conferences, coordinates court hearings, and provides written and
    oral reports to the court;
  • Performs random drug testing and records results in client files;
  • Maintains detailed data on clients and maintains copies of court judgments in manual files;
  • Performs clerical and administrative duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field and,
  • Two (2) years of related experience.


  • Master's degree in a Human Services field, Public Administration, or Business Administration.


  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.


  • The principles and practices of case management;
  • Interviewing methods and techniques;
  • Substance abuse and mental health assessments and services;
  • Diagnostic methods and principles;
  • Basic structure of the civil and criminal justice systems.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in the civil and criminal justice systems.
  • Experience working with the mental health population.

Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are required to be submitted/uploaded:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • List of References

All materials must be submitted electronically with your electronic application.

Recruitment Range $37,500

Org #-Department Center-Youth, Families & Community - 11504

Job Open Date 07/05/2017

For Best Consideration Date 07/26/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? Yes

Time Limited Duration

Through June 30, 2018 with probable continuation through at least June 30, 2019

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have direct experience working in the courts system or in the substance abuse or mental health fields?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  3. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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