Case Manager in Columbiana, AL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/18/2017

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Job Description



Summary

This position develops and implements comprehensive treatment plans for a caseload of residents. It assesses and identifies clinical issues for each resident and creates clear objectives and goals for them. It also tracks and documents resident progress in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external contract standards and policies.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides case management and individual and group counseling for an assigned caseload of residents.
  • Creates, updates and maintains case records on each assigned resident and a timely and thorough basis.
  • Utilizes crisis intervention techniques as emergency situations arise.
  • Utilizes conflict resolution strategies in resolving situations.
  • Completes comprehensive assessment of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements and develops individualized treatment plans.  Documents all assessment and treatment planning
  • Completes monthly behavioral evaluations for an assigned caseload of residents
  • Prepares and leads case presentations to internal staff and contract agency staff
  • Presents individual counseling/group lectures and didactic presentations weekly based on the areas of Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Parenting Skills, Life Skills, Criminal & Addictive Behaviors, and Co-occurring disorders.
  • Develops aftercare treatment plans.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, counseling, social work, or other behavioral health area that requires equivalent clinical course work and experience working with the Corrections and/or Criminal Justice population.
  • Must have a substance abuse counselor certification OR hold a license to practice, as specified in 580-9-44-.02 (1)4(d)1(i)(I) OR shall within two (2) years of hire, or within two (2) years of the effective date of these rules, attain a substance abuse counselor certification credential from the Alabama Association of Addiction Counselors, National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, or Alabama Alcohol and Drug Association, or International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol
    and Other Drug Abuse, Inc.
  • Experience working with a corrections population is desired along with substance abuse treatment experience.
  • Organized, and demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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