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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR II

at The Geo Group

Posted: 2/13/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3S2F6756YGJ71KYPJK
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Job Description

Job Description

Facility: SW ILLINOIS CORRECTIONAL CENTER - IN PRISON

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary
This is a fully-qualified and certified position that implements Substance Abuse education and guidance for residents at an assigned facility

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and submits all treatment and educational outlines, lectures, handouts and other relevant materials as requested.
  • Maintains records and daily clinical charting as required internally or by the client.
  • Implements substance abuse and life skills assessments and integrates results into resident client treatment plans.
  • Participates in all training and supervision activities as provided for internally or by the client.
  • Prepares schedules, reports or other information required for the program and requested by the management or the client.
  • In conjunction with Treatment Alternative for Safer Communities (TASC) or as part of reentry process, assess client aftercare needs, issues, and services.
  • Provide counseling to residents; family or significant others as requested by the management or correctional staff.
  • Coordinates individual clinical care of assigned resident caseload.
  • Participate in treatment planning and conferences.
  • Observes and supervises resident interaction.
  • Provides individual and group therapy or counseling. Meets with assigned residents as necessary.
  • Maintains and updates residents’ records and documents program in charts.
  • Performs Addition Severity Index (ASI) assessments and any other required assessment instruments.
  • Assist client’s staff in monitoring offender behavior and developing intervention plans regarding difficult offenders.
  • Works as a team member with entire treatment staff and ancillary personnel to promote consistent and coordinated efforts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in a social or human services field preferred.
  • Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling.
  • Two (2) years of experience providing drug and alcohol counselor to individuals or in a group setting.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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