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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR SR in East St. Louis, IL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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Job Description

Facility: SW Illinois Correctional Center - In-Prison

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a senior-level position responsible for overseeing and training lower level positions, 
reviewing and critiquing resident files and clinical practices and ensuring that all internal policies 
and guidelines and external contract requirements are fulfilled.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 Trains and develops staff on the mission, policies, short- and long-term objectives and
conducts therapeutic community program training.
 Assists with the establishment of management strategic plans, policies, procedures, 
programmatic direction and standards.
 Monitors program staff and related program activities.
 Develops and maintains correctional contract professional relationships and attends any 
meetings or functions as required by the facility management.
 Conducts and documents clinical team meetings and staff meetings; schedules employees as 
per compliance and therapeutic community program training. 
 Completes reports weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually as required.
 Monitors programming and services to ensure compliance of the program and licensing 
 Disseminates internal policies and procedures. 
 Monitors tracking and outcome questionnaire data to improve delivery of services and to 
establish overall effectiveness of program.
 Works as a team member with entire treatment and ancillary staff to promote consistent and 
coordinated efforts.
 Reviews clinical files and perform individual record audits for licensing compliance and 
required documentation to ensure delivery of services. 
 Maintains client caseload and provide individual and group counseling as per the 
Correctional Recovery Program elements as well as perform Addiction Severity Index (ASI)
 Performs other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a social or human services field preferred. Certification in Chemical and Alcohol Dependency.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a as an administrator or supervisor in a human services field. (Five years relevant experience may be substituted for Master’s degree if the candidate possesses management experience.).