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COUNSELOR, PROGRAM in Casper, WY at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Casper, WY
  • Date Posted:
    6/10/2019

Job Description

Facility: CASPER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • This position provides comprehensive case management services to residents. Assist with the development of a comprehensive discharge plan and recovery plan to prepare reentry residents for discharge and to successfully transition back into the community. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Files, prepares charts, archive files, assist with documentation and performs data entry as assigned.
  • Will participate, plan and facilitate psycho-educational groups and seminars as assigned. 
  • Assists with Intake.
  • Participates in meetings, clinical staffing, and training, as assigned.
  • Assists reentry residents to plan and implement a comprehensive discharge and relapse prevention plan to include referrals to appropriate agencies and programs.
  • Assist with helping residents become job ready by developing resumes, mock interviews, enrollment in state workforce center services and with college/education related tasks.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with client and therapist.
  • Ensures that reentry residents complete assigned work.
  • Maintains positive relationships with community and attend community meetings
  • Completes required DOC reentry program with residents.
  • Complies with safety rules, acts to ensure work is performed safely.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit, and cooperation.
  • Learns GEO mission, as it pertains to incarcerated individuals that are in treatment for purpose of reentry and community transitions.
  • Develop working knowledge of ASAM level of care, States of Change, ASI and COMPAS assessments.
  • Understand Therapeutic Community modality, concepts and maintain milieu and culture.
  • Complies with work rules and policies as explained in the company Employee Handbook, and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual; and responds positively to directives from managers and supervisors in cooperative spirit.
  • Adheres to attendance policy.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Criminal Justice; other social services degrees considered. 
  • Knowledge of the fields of addictions and mental health preferred.
  • Ability to effectively manage and organize time.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to work as a team member.

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