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DIRECT SERVICE TECH in Woodridge, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: $13.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Summary:

  • Under direct supervision, assists in overseeing patients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise patients during free and unstructured time, identify and use treatment tools to monitor and support the structure within the company.
  • Conduct rounds and bed checks and documents harmful behavioral indicators of clients as to maintain a safe environment
  • Identify potential conflicts and implement crisis intervention techniques to prevent or intervene in potential crisis situations.
  • Develop and present curriculum on healthy behaviors and actions.
  • Uses clinically appropriate professional terminology to complete forms and records, accurately and timely documenting patient assessment, planning, and progress.
  • Develop and maintains appropriate professional boundaries between self, staff, clients, and collaterals and identifies issues related to ethics and boundaries.
  • Transport clients.
  • Adhere to confidentiality requirements.

Knowledge of responsibility regarding actions to minimize, eliminate, and report risks.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrates a commitment to begin training or enroll in an educational program in substance abuse, counseling, or other human services program.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license

Minimum Experience Required

  • Is able to demonstrate through life experiences (work or volunteer experience in substance abuse field or other human services) for at least one year, the ability and desire to work well with those with substance abuse problems and/or corrections.

 

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St.

Woodridge, IL 60517

About Us:

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. 

 

Abraxas is a great place to start your career regardless of your level of education.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or looking to make a difference in your community, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrates a commitment to begin training or enroll in an educational program in substance abuse, counseling, or other human services program.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license

Minimum Experience Required

  • Is able to demonstrate through life experiences (work or volunteer experience in substance abuse field or other human services) for at least one year, the ability and desire to work well with those with substance abuse problems and/or corrections.