COUNSELOR, ASSESSMENT in Harrisburg, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


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. This position requires treatment groups to be provided to residents.

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.
  • Run group and individual group sessions with youth within the criminal justice system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Social Service, Human Services or related field.  Master's degree preferred or currently in a graduate level program.
  • Above average writing and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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