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CASE MANAGER in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lawton, OK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2020

Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: $15.40 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $1000 Hiring Bonus

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

Provides counseling services, assists the inmates or detainees in adjusting to facility life and obtaining needed services or changes in assignment.  Develops and implements programs within the facility to meet the individual needs of inmates or detainees, to include individual and group counseling.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interviews newly admitted inmates or detainees.
  • Conducts facility orientation for newly assigned inmates or detainees explaining rules and regulations of the facility, available services and programs, and the disciplinary and classification process.
  • Provides individual counseling to inmates or detainees on an informal basis regarding work and housing assignments, adjustment problems, and family problems.
  • Resolves day-to-day problems with counseling.  Refers inmates or detainees with serious problems to professional counseling staff.
  • Provides assistance to the inmates or detainees in obtaining needed services. Serves as a representative for the inmate/detainee at classification committee meetings.
  • Monitors inmate/detainee custody, housing, job and program assignments to ensure all cases are reviewed in a timely manner.
  • Conducts visits to inmates or detainees assigned to caseload who are housed in special housing.
  • Reviews inmate/detainee medical status to determine eligibility to work in volunteer job assignments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of vocational guidance and social adjustment principles; of available institutional industrial positions and the future market for those skills; of interviewing and counseling techniques; and of the social and psychological problems facing offenders. Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively; and to determine which segment of the facility will be best suited to an offender's social and correctional needs.

 

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree including at least twenty-four hours in any combination of psychology, sociology, social work, criminology, education, criminal justice administration, penology or police science; or a bachelor's degree and one year of experience in a correctional facility in a position which requires direct and routine contact with inmates; an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in a correctional facility in a position which requires direct contact with inmates for each thirty semester hours of the required education.

 

 

 

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