COUNSELOR, ASSESSMENT LD in Trenton, NJ at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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    Trenton, NJ
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Job Description


Compensation Base: $21.09 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This position is responsible for the efficient administration of the Assessment Department when the Assessment Manager is unavailable to carry out his/her duties administering standard risk assessment and diagnostic testing instruments with the residents. Interviews residents, reviews files and testing scores and prepares assessment reports.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions as the administrative support for the Assessment Manager when the manager is unavailable and assists the Assessment Manager in daily administration;
  • Administers assessment tools appropriate to the resident.
  • Interviews residents to collect additional data not covered by above assessment tools.
  • Reviews resident files.
  • Scores and interprets results of assessment and testing tools.
  • Prepares written reports based on results of assessment and testing tools.
  • Gives oral presentation of case load at weekly assessment meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health or Criminal Justice.
  • Three (3) years assessment experience.
  • Good organizational and communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • The ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
  • Ability to use personal computers and associated software applications.