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Clinical Coordinator

Company: State of CT Judicial Branch
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Clinical Coordinator
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
New Haven

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a Clinical Coordinator to independently provide the full range of advanced clinical support services relative to delinquency and Family with Service Needs cases. The Clinical Coordinator will:


  • Assess cases for appropriateness for evaluation and/or referral for treatment, including but not limited to psychiatric, psychological, sex offender, substance abuse, and multidisciplinary evaluations, and psychiatric hospitalization;
  • Conduct assessments as directed by the court providing clinical diagnoses and treatment recommendations and/or plans;
  • Provide routine and crisis consultation to court personnel;
  • Conduct conferences with parents, probation officers, attorneys, and the Department of Children and Families;
  • Utilize mediation and negotiation skills to facilitate agreement on necessary evaluations and the forensic questions to be answered;
  • Develop agreements between the parties which provide for the best interests of the child and are judicially acceptable;
  • Confer with the presiding judge to discuss case status, mental health issues and court policies and procedures regarding mental health assessments;
  • Provide guidance, technical assistance and training for involved parties on mental health issues, assessments, treatments, evaluation procedures, and other social issues related to juvenile delinquency and status offending;
  • When appropriate, assist with quality assurance for contracted evaluators, and review evaluations for completeness and accuracy;
  • Collect and review collateral information pertaining to the child and family;
  • Contact parents/guardians regarding scheduled appointments and transportation needs;
  • Manage third party reimbursement;
  • Attend court hearings as required and prepare and present oral and written evaluations when ordered;
  • Prepare statistical and administrative reports and correspondence related to court operations;
  • Develop, maintain and utilize relationships with community agencies to make appropriate evaluation and treatment referrals for services and to obtain necessary information;
  • May assist in training new Clinical Coordinators;
  • May supervise volunteers or interns in the performance of assessments and case monitoring duties;
  • Serve as liaison to public and private agencies;
  • May assist supervisor with a variety of special projects with statewide impact including research projects and data collection;
  • Participate on a variety of committees;
  • Perform related duties as required.

    Salary Range: $84,336 - $106,260/year – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum. The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.
    The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top-notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short term disability.
    EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
    General Experience: Licensed or license eligible in Connecticut as a physician, psychologist, social worker, psychiatric nurse practitioner, professional counselor or equivalent and three years of professional experience in child/adolescent mental health or forensic mental health.
    Special Requirements: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.
    Working Conditions: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions when interviewing detained clients.
    Applications must be received by December 6, 2021. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.
    Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.
    Please reference posting number 21-7000-144
    AA/EOE
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