LIFE SKILLS WORKER II in Marienville, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2017

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Job Description

Abraxas, a GEO Group company, is a leading provider of innovative and quality treatment programs for youth, adults and families. For 40 years, Abraxas has contracted with various county and state agencies for the operation of residential, community-based, detention/shelter services and alternative education programming.  We offer specialized services for hard-to-place juvenile populations including fire setters, sexual offenders and habitual offenders in addition to gender specific programming for females in need of treatment.


The primary function of the Life Skill Worker II is to implement the clinical activities, which support the daily clinical schedule.  In addition, the Life Skills Worker II assists in case management supervises clients, monitors and addresses client behavior, and documents services in clinical files.

Essential Functions: 
•    Interacts meaningfully with clients.
•    Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
•    Provides effective people security (headcounts, room checks, client movement, etc.)
•    Processes intakes and screens clients.
•    Implements daily activity schedule - structures and coordinates client activities (i.e. family night, recreation, etc…).
•    Facilitates and documents various psycho-educational groups/meetings (i.e. theme groups, D&A Education Seminars, process and procedure meetings, etc…).
•    Supervises self-administration of medication.
•    Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
•    Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Non-Essential Functions: 
•    None

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:  
•    The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
    High school diploma or GED.
•    Other Qualifications:
    At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
    Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
    Valid driver's license from employee's state of residence.
    Valid registered vehicle insurance.
•    Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.





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