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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR I in Hillsboro at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hillsboro
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/22/2022
  • Job ID:
    35364/38068/203631

Job Description

Facility: GRAHAM CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Pay: $19.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary

This is an entry-level position that learns to implements Substance Abuse education and provides case management of the program’s resident to assist them in achieving their established plan goals.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management of residents to coordinate their services and resources.
  • Learns the process of preparing and submitting all treatment and educational outlines, lectures, handouts and other relevant materials.
  • Maintains records and daily clinical charting as required internally or by the client.
  • Learns the methods of implementing substance abuse and life skills assessments and the way of integrating the results into resident client treatment plans.
  • Participates in all training and supervision activities as provided for internally or by the client.
  • Assists in preparing 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 re-entry process, learns to assess the resident’s aftercare needs, issues, and services.
  • Learns to provide counseling to residents, family or significant others as requested by the management or correctional staff.
  • Coordinates individual clinical care of assigned resident caseload.
  • Participates in treatment planning and conferences.
  • Observes and supervises resident interactions.
  • Assists in providing individual and group therapy or counseling. meets with assigned residents as necessary.
  • Maintains and updates residents’ records and documents program in charts.
  • Performs Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessments and any other required assessment instruments.
  • Assists client’s staff in monitoring offender behavior and developing intervention plans regarding difficult offenders.
  • 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 within two (2) years of employment.
  • Experience providing human service functions preferred.