ADDICTION ASSESSMENT LIAISON CADC in Woodridge, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

**$3,000 Sign on Bonus**

This sign-on bonus is only offered to a new employee as an incentive to join our company. Current, former, or temporary employees are not eligible for this bonus.

 

 

ADDICTION ASSESSMENT LIAISON

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St

Woodridge, IL 60517

Certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in IL required. 

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services. 

Summary:  

  • This position provides a full range of professional services for clients from referral to discharge.
  • This includes educating customers on youth services programs and coordinating the referral process with referral agencies, clients, parents and other stakeholders for placement of clients at our residential facilities. This position is customarily and regularly engaged away from the employer’s place of business.

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes and maintains on-going relationships with referral agencies (within designated territory) to assist with program recommendations for clients and the services they will receive at our residential facilities.
  • Visits referral agencies (within designated territory) to communicate program services and retrieve customer information as it relates to their needs.
  • Schedules presentations and meetings with referral sources and communicates progress to their supervisor.
  • Maintains contact with programs in relationship to client issues such as incidents, progress, and court dates as well as assist with communicating these issues to appropriate outside referral agencies as needed.
  • Conducts analysis of referral activity and develops a plan that outlines tasks to accomplish to impact admissions.
  • Prescreens prospective clients, gathers and review background/referral materials and information, and coordinates intake arrangements for clients.
  • Contacts parents or guardians to discuss programs being considered for client placements.
  • Collects and distributes all required documentation for prospective and admitted clients such as court records, medical or surgical consents, and immunization records.
  • Networks within the community to develop continuing care resources for discharged clients.
  • Attends court hearings for client reviews, commitments and discharges.
  • Non-Essential Functions:
  • None

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

Certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in IL required.

  • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years related experience in juvenile justice field or child welfare system.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.