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TASC Assessment Specialist

This is an unclassified position that serves at the pleasure of the Court. The TASC Assessment Specialist provides clinical treatment interventions to substance-involved adults referred by the criminal justice system. A TASC Assessment Specialist may function within several therapeutic roles including:

  • Interviewing and assessing substance-involved and/or co-occurring disordered defendants in order to obtain information and utilize various assessment tools to assist defendants in achieving a successful probation supervision experience;
  • Developing individualized case management services that provide information, direction and resources in areas of need such as substance abuse treatment, food, shelter, clothing, and medical care as identified in the assessment report.
  • Conducting group-based therapeutic interventions in an Out-Patient or Intensive Outpatient format (i.e.) MATRIX, Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model (TREM), and other Evidence Based treatment Interventions.
Department: Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC)
Reports To: TASC Manager
Starting Salary:

$ 46325

$46,324.72

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  They are not an exhaustive list of all duties.  Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience


Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field with one (1) year of counseling experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience; and a minimum of Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Ohio; and an existing Medicaid Provider Number.

Physical Demands and Work Environment


The physical demands described here represent those an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires working in a normal Court and office environment with no unusual demands or exposure to hazardous situations, and in a jail environment, wherein the TASC Assessment Specialist may have some contact with criminal defendants who may be disruptive. However, security is available. Frequent contact occurs with criminal defendants, defendants’ families, co-workers and other court personnel and agencies.

The normal hours of operation are from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. This position may require work beyond normal hours, including evenings and weekends. Some travel may be required.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
Gregory Popovich, Court Administrator
1200 Ontario Street
Justice Center 11th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44113 
(e-mail: infosys@cuyahogacounty.us)

 

All applicants will receive notification of their application status.  No phone calls or e-mails please.  Reasonable accommodation may be available to qualified employees and applicants; please contact the Director of Human Resources for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court at 216-443-8560.

 

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Visit the Court’s website:

http://cp.cuyahogacounty.us

or

Cuyahoga County’s website:

www.cuyahogacounty.us

Proof of education, licensure and employment references will be required before final interview. The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas requires submission to a criminal history background check and drug testing prior to employment. Valid Ohio Driver’s License is required.

All applicants will receive notification of their application status. No phone calls or e-mails please. Reasonable accommodation may be available to qualified employees and applicants; please contact the Director of Human Resources for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court at 216-443-8560.

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For more information, visit the following websites:

http://cp.cuyahogacounty.us/internet/News.aspx

www.cuyahogacounty.us