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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

at The Geo Group

Posted: 9/16/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3V53X6MNB73XK9SSQJ

Job Description

Job Description

Facility: ADAPPT

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Under close supervision, employee maintains orderly environment within assigned unit or area of facility by conducting standard operating procedures in accordance with facility policies/procedures and required Department of Corrections’ contractual obligations. Daily schedules are followed and employee serves as role model for residents.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates of group therapy and utilizes appropriate treatment modalities in group sessions;
  • Implement and assess individual treatment plans for residents;
  • Prepares and presents lectures as assigned;
  • Responsible for maintaining resident files and preparing necessary paperwork and documentation as required by the Department of Health, Department of Corrections, Corporation;
  • Reports all resident behavioral problem incidents in writing to supervisor and conducts appropriate crisis intervention;
  • Attend staff meetings and clinical supervision as scheduled;
  • When assigned, transports residents by company vehicle to out-of-facility appointments;
  • Provides input to the Clinical Supervisor as to the current and future therapeutic/resident needs and issues;
  • Responsible for maintaining or receiving the minimum credentials required by the Department of Health;
  • Responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of the individual training plan and completing the training requirements of the staff development plan;
  • Functions and serves as a team member with treatment staff, clinical supervisor and support staff;
  • Enforces the facility rules of conduct with the residents;
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology or Human Services with six month's experience in the related field of Addictions or Mental Health, or;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, or related field and 1 year clinical experience in a health or human service agency, or
  • An Associate Degree form an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, or related field and 2 years clinical experience in health or human service agency.
  • Knowledge of the field of addictions or mental health counseling preferred.
  • Experience with the Department of Drug Alcohol Programs (DDAP) standard documentation highly preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish is highly preferred.
  • Required skills include: time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as requested by supervisor.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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