COUNSELOR, DRUG AND ALCOHOL in Mercer at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Mercer
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    7/27/2018

Job Description

Facility: SCI MERCER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • This position develops and implements comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment plans for a case load of residents. It assesses and identifies issues residents and creates clear objectives and goals for them. It then tracks and documents progress activities in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external standards and policies of the Company and client.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and provide treatment services to assigned offenders.
  • Observes and supervises client interactions.
  • Conducts group and individual sessions.
  • Conducts addiction screenings.
  • Maintains and updates client records.
  • Works with clients to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Evaluates progress of client.
  • Participates in all training and supervision activities as provided for staff.
  • Assesses client’s aftercare needs, challenges, and services.
  • Works as a team member with all treatment staff and ancillary personnel to promote consistent and coordinated efforts.
  • Follows the Company and client’s treatment curriculum, policies and procedures.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and four (4) years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting which includes supervision of others and direct service and program planning; or
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and three (3) years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting which includes supervision of others and direct service and program planning; or
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health
  • administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and two (2) years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting which includes supervision of others and direct service and program planning.
  • Must be experienced in substance abuse counseling and motivated to work in a correctional facility.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.