COUNSELOR, ASSESSMENT in Trenton, NJ at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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    Trenton, NJ
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Job Description


Compensation Base: $19.62 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This position administers various risk assessment instruments to the resident population. In addition, the position interviews residents assigned to it, reviews criminal history and prepares an individualized assessment reports.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers various assessment instruments in order to evaluate violence potential and substance abuse risk levels.
  • Interviews residents to collect additional data not covered by the administered assessment tools.
  • Maintains a caseload that manages a resident’s assessment process from beginning to end.
  • Works directly with criminal officers to identify any outstanding charges or violations for residents.
  • Completes all assessment instruments in accordance to contractual obligations.
  • Prepares individual assessment reports and presents them to multiple agencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health or Criminal Justice.
  • Good organizational and communication skills – written and verbal. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.