SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION COUNSELOR in Miami, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: EVERGLADES RE-ENTRY CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This position provides licensed Level I Prevention services to residents at Everglades Re-Entry Center, located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Services are for individuals exhibiting behaviors of specific risk factors for substance use or abuse. This level offers counselling for non-drug treatment issues, geared at reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors. 

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in staff training through LMS Learning Management System or in person training in or out of office as designated by GEO or FDOC Contractor.
  • Maintains resident documentation to include attendance sign in sheet, attendance log, disciplinary report, in a binder in the records storage area in a secure manner.
  • Assists in the development of inmate schedules and accountability for class attendance by informing security and utilization of class passes.
  • Facilitates classes focusing on the areas of Thinking For A Change (T4C), Anger Management, Parenting and Family Reunification, Victim Impact, Life Skills, Employment Skills, Compass 100.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

 

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any of the social sciences, and six (6) months of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any unrelated area of study, and one (1) year of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in any of the social sciences, and six (6) months of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in any unrelated area of study, and one (1) year of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in any unrelated area of study and one (1) year of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling, and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A current certification as a Certified Addictions Professional (CAP), Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJAP), Certified Associate Addictions Professional (CAAP), Certified Criminal Justice Associate Addictions Professional (CCJAAP); or
  • An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, and four (4) years of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling; or
  • A High school diploma/GED, and six (6) years of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.