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The Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project (MHP) seeks an attorney or recent law graduate to provide education, individual assistance, and advocacy to people enrolled in a new Medicaid managed care program for adults with significant behavioral health needs. This is a temporary (4 to 7 months) part-time position (approximately 16 hours per week).

The Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project (MHP) seeks a temporary part-time supervising attorney for our ICAN-HARP team, to work remotely approximately 3 to 5 hours per week for 4 to 7 months.

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks a certified peer specialist to coordinate and facilitate “orientation to reentry” sessions and advocacy courses for clients with mental health concerns and histories of criminal justice involvement, as well as to coordinate and facilitate advocacy courses and peer socialization events for consumers of mental health services, with and without histories of criminal justice involvement. Expected date of commencement of employment is February 2018

The Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project (MHP) seeks a part-time peer specialist volunteer to conduct intake and provide education and individual assistance to people with behavioral health needs who are enrolled in Medicaid managed care.

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center seeks volunteer law student interns for the summer of 2018. Students will have the opportunity to engage in substantive legal work, including interviewing clients, representing clients in court and at administrative hearings, researching and writing briefs, and working on class action lawsuits and systemic reform. Summer internships are unpaid. We will assist students who have located other sources of funding with any paperwork the funder needs to provide payment to the student. Interns work 35 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks. Several of our interns have returned following graduation as Skadden, Soros, and Equal Justice Works fellows; others have returned as staff attorneys.