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||St. Paul, MN United States
|| Law Enforcement, and Security
36373 - Reintegration Agent / Human Services Investigator|
This is an opportunity to be part of an organization that is committed to our staff, clients and the community. The Minnesota Sex Offender Program serves people who are court ordered to receive sex offender treatment via the civil commitment process. Program staff provide comprehensive services including therapy, education programming, therapeutic recreation, vocational programming and volunteer services, health and wellness to clients in a therapeutic environment where safety and security are at the forefront of all campus activities.
The days of work for this position are typically Monday – Friday. Days of work and hours may include evenings, holidays and weekends depending on department needs.
The Reintegration Agent manages a caseload of Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) clients who have been granted provisional discharge status from the program. This includes investigation, supervision and case management services for clients provisionally discharged and residing in the community. As part of the provisional discharge, the client must follow the terms of an individualized, court-approved provisional discharge order that addresses their individualized treatment needs, dynamic risk and criminogenic factors. The Reintegration Agent provides case management services designed to ensure client compliance with the provisional discharge order such as helping clients to access community resources, continuing to participate in support/treatment services and ultimately successfully reintegrate into society. The Reintegration Agent communicates with the client in-person, via telephone, surveillance, GPS monitoring among others. The Reintegration Agent’s primary purpose is to promote public safety.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Supervising and supporting MSOP clients on provisional discharge to ensure law-abiding behavior, compliance with applicable rules and conditions of provisional discharge, and successful community reintegration
• Serving as a conduit and primary point of contact for individuals, organizations and businesses in the community with whom clients are interacting
• Maintaining case records and documentation used to ensure MSOP program leadership has the information needed to make informed decisions related to the client and program needs
• Representing MSOP as a community liaison so that are mission, programs and priorities are understood and opportunities for cooperation are maximized
Qualifications & Requirements
• Valid MN Driver’s License
• 2 years professional experience in a correction, human services or community reintegration setting that demonstrates the following:
o Preparing case summaries and reports documenting client progress
o Completing risk/needs assessments and/or treatment planning
o Familiarity with individual therapy, resident treatment, forensic populations and court processes
o Training or experience in cognitive/behavioral programming, motivational interviewing, and transition from a correctional or civil commitment setting to community
o Conducting investigations and/or surveillance
Note: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Criminology, Sociology or related field may substitute for one year of professional experience
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Criminology, Sociology or related field
• Knowledge and application of Minnesota state statutes, federal law, client rights as related to civil commitment
• Knowledge of psychopathic personalities and sex offender treatment modalities
• Familiarity with community resources available to assist clients with housing, employment, treatment and after-care
|Contact Name:||Heidi Peura |
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota's most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and non-profits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
At DHS our goal is to meet people where they are at, and focus on outcomes to improve life situations, and to get people the help they need so they can reach their full potential.