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P/T INTERN, COUNSELOR in Casper, WY at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/3/2020

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  • Location:
    Casper, WY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Facility: Casper

Compensation Base: $7.25

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Under direct supervision, this position provides a full range of counseling and case management services to residents at a facility.  The intern participates in the planning, organization delivery of cross-disciplinary services such as case work and counseling.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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, Stages of Change, ASI and COMPAS assessments.
  • Develop a working knowledge of Therapeutic Community modality and concepts.
  • Files, prepares charts, archive files, assist with documentation and performs data entry as assigned
  • Under the direct supervision and staff assistance will participate, plan and help facility psycho-educational groups and seminars as assigned.
  • Assists with Intake
  • Participates in meetings, clinical staffings, and trainings as assigned
  • Interviews residents and reviews pertinent documentation to obtain information needed for intake and development of residential treatment plans.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with client and therapist
  • Observes, participates and engages, under direct supervision, group and individual therapy.
  • 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
  • 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 a sense of cooperation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current enrollment in an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program in Criminal Justice, Human Services, Counseling, Addictionology or Social Work.
  • Knowledge of the fields of addictions and mental health counseling preferred.
  • Ability to effectively manage and organize time
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.