COUNSELOR II, CADC in Woodridge, IL at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Woodridge, IL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2020

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS hiring



ADDICTION COUNSELOR, SR COUNSELOR, Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Residential Substance Abuse Counselor 

25 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Since 1994, Woodridge Interventions has been serving adults and adolescents from the greater Chicago area and throughout the Midwest by treating a wide variety of addictions and co-occurring disorders in both residential and outpatient settings.

 Summary

Under the supervision of the Treatment Supervisor, provides unit leadership and may provide direction to staff. Assists supervisor with the coordination of treatment team in providing chemical dependency counseling services to patients and their families/collaterals through assessment and design, implementation, and revision of treatment plan.

Residential (CADC, LPC or LSW) Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:

• Completing comprehensive assessments of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements and preparing individualized, developmentally appropriate treatment plans
• Providing individual and group counseling and educational programs in accordance with treatment plans
• Documenting treatment and discharge plans and clients’ progress and responses to treatment, as well as maintaining related records and charts
• Performing case management and contributing to client care monitoring
• Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services
• Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and life experience, with a minimum of 100 hours of documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice preferred
  • Current certification as a substance abuse counselor (CADC) or higher licensure (LPC, LSW) in State of Illinois required
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling required
  • Related work experience with program specific population (adolescent/adult) and residential treatment setting required
  • Ability to work a full time schedule