SUBSTANCE ABUSE INSTRUCTOR in South Bay, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    South Bay, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    8/30/2018

Job Description

Facility: SOUTH BAY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

  • This position organizes and facilitates programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse and cognitive behavior.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides relevant substance abuse and cognitive behavior information in a classroom-like environment.
  • Facilitates and co-facilitates educational presentations and group counseling on substance abuse and cognitive behavior matters.
  • Reviews and recommends instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse cognitive behavior programs.
  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse and cognitive behavior.
  • Maintains professional relationships with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
  • Participates in related training for substance abuse and cognitive behavior.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Bachelor's degree in a related area preferred.
  • Ability to obtain certification in Thinking for Change (T4C) within the three months of employment.
  • Relevant teaching or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.