LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR LPC in Cañon City, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

Summary

  • This position provides medically necessary mental health treatment services includingassessment, program design, monitoring and supervision to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric problems.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional issues of children and adolescents and develops specific behavior modification treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family, and group counseling under direction of an appropriate clinicalsupervisor as required and in accordance with the clients’ individualized treatment plan.
  • Conducts psycho-educational assessments under the direction of an appropriate clinical supervisor.
  • Observes and documents treatment interventions, behavior and client progression.
  • Assists with direct supervision of clients and interacts therapeutically as required.
  • Supervises practicum students as appropriate.
  • Provides outreach workshops and lectures.
  • Acts as a liaison between client and community resources as needed.
  • Interprets treatment objectives and assists treatment staff to provide integrated services.
  • Participates in conferences for the discussion of behavior, diagnosis and client progression as a member of the treatment planning team.
  • Develops treatment plans and treatment plan updates.
  • Participates in data collection, monitoring, and evaluation activities for the performance improvement program.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that includes self-help and self-support groups to ensure comprehensive services to the clients and their families.

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in human services field. PH.D. in counseling-related field preferred.
  • State licensing as Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
  • Two (2) years related experience working with children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families that includes assessment and counseling.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply basic math skill concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to  apply  common  sense  understanding  to  carry  out  detailed  but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to  deal  with  problems  involving  a  few  concrete  variables  in standardized situations.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Criminal clearances
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
  • Valid insured registered vehicle
  • Valid driver's license