CBT FACILITATOR in SOLEDAD, CALIFORNIA, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: CDCR IN-PRISON SALINAS VALLEY CA

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Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • This position provides inmates with the tools and knowledge to prepare for successful community reentry through the delivery of cognitive behavioral curriculum such as Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Thinking For-A-Change (T4C), Living in Balance (LIB) and other selected curriculum. In addition, provides group facilitation in areas including cognitive self-change, social skills, problem solving, relationships, and other related issues.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates delivery of cognitive behavioral curriculum in a group setting focusing on the areas of motivation for change, social adjustment, personal management, social skills development, cognitive restructuring, and development of problem-solving skills.
  • Conducts a periodic review of curriculum and resources available to enhance an inmate’s participation in pre-release programs and activities.
  • Maintains class rosters, attendance records, and provides completion certificates for LIB, T4C, MRT and other curriculum as required.
  • Supports the assessment of inmate needs and makes referrals to appropriate staff.
  • Aids inmates in planning and developing post-release plans and encourages them to assume the responsibility for post-release behaviors and activities.
  • Participates in orientation of inmates regarding all behavioral treatment programs including, but not limited to, T4C and MRT.
  • Facilitates and/or co-facilitates, group counseling from a structured manual.
  • Assists in the coordination of inmate program schedules to ensure the criminogenic needs of the inmates are met.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, sociology, or a closely related field is desirable.
  • Relevant teaching or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Principles of Effective Intervention that empirical evidence has proven to successfully reduce recidivism.
  • Must possess the ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
  • Must be flexible, cooperative and empathetic to needs of staff and inmates.
  • Ability to prepare written reports; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to learn rules, regulations, and security procedures required by the facility.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.