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Closing Date: December 4th, 2023
Criminal Justice Liaison Intern
Hourly Range: $15.00 an hour
Job Summary: TWO part-time internship opportunities will support effective communications between the Behavioral Health Services (BHS) and various Criminal Justice System (CJS) partners. The Criminal Justice Liaison Interns will function as part of the Community Access to Recovery Services (CARS) intake team, which completes initial assessments and links individuals to community-based behavioral health services. These interns will receive clinical supervision from licensed CARS staff members while gaining valuable clinical experiences. Interns will assist with transition planning services for in-custody individuals with behavioral health needs, help facilitate the transition from custody to community supports and resources, connect persons with mental health related illness to community-based agencies, and communicate with attorneys, families, and guardians.
NOTE: This ORIGINAL APPLICATION is open to qualified residents of the State of Wisconsin at the time of application. Candidates need to submit a full account of their training and experience (i.e., by submitting an up-to-date resume or by fully completing the application) during the application process and may also be asked to take additional written or performance tests as part of the selection process.
APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF FILING APPLICATION
Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.