$50,922.00 - $63,745.50 YR/DOE
The Olympia Police Department (OPD) and Catholic Community Services (CCS) are collaborating on a program called Familiar Faces that works primarily in Downtown Olympia. “Familiar Faces” are the 15 to 20 individuals in our community with the most complex health and behavioral problems and frequent and persistent contact with OPD Walking Patrol, OPD Crisis Response Team, Downtown Ambassadors, and other City staff. This position is an expansion to the Familiar Faces program. This position will spend 51% of their time with the Familiar Faces program and 49% of their time working with incarcerated individuals in the Olympia City Jail.
For Familiar Faces: The Clinician will be providing care planning and supervision for the Peer Navigators of the Familiar Faces program. They will also be working directly with Familiar Faces clients, assessing their needs, setting service plans, and providing referrals to ongoing behavioral health and substance use treatment. This position will be working closely with OPD and others to provide navigation services to individuals who are homeless and take up the most time and resources of police and city employees. Some of the goals of the program are to improve the lives of the clients, help clients connect to concrete resources including housing, reduce the number of negative interactions that the clients have with law enforcement, emergency services, businesses, etc.
For the City of Olympia Jail: The Clinician will provide direct case management work for clients in the Olympia City Jail. This position will work with individuals during their incarceration to connect to services and to work towards re-entry goals such as obtaining shelter and housing in the community.
Work Setting: Much of the work occurs outdoors in downtown Olympia or community settings with individuals with chronic mental health issues, substance use issues and often medical conditions. The Clinician works as a team member with the CCS Program Manager, OPD, other agencies, system and community partners. They help the individuals connect to tangible supports including housing, medical care, mental health care, etc. The work will also take place in the Olympia City Jail working with incarcerated individuals. They provide transportation. They share office space at Drexel House.
Clinical Intake Evaluations
Welcome, Engagement and Assessment: The skilled Clinician will demonstrate the ability to:
Ability to build professional relationships:
Ability to Partner: