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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR I

Facility: JACKSONVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER


Compensation Base:


Compensation Bonus (if applicable):



Equal Opportunity Employer.


Summary
This is an entry-level position that learns to implements Substance Abuse education and provides case management of the program's resident to assist them in achieving their established plan goals.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Provides case management of residents to coordinate their services and resources.

  • Learns the process of preparing and submitting all treatment and educational outlines, lectures, handouts and other relevant materials.

  • Maintains records and daily clinical charting as required internally or by the client.

  • Learns the methods of implementing substance abuse and life skills assessments and the way of integrating the results into resident client treatment plans.

  • Participates in all training and supervision activities as provided for internally or by the client.

  • Assists in preparing schedules, reports or other information required for the program and requested by the management or the client.

  • In conjunction with Treatment Alternative for Safer Communities (TASC) or as part of re-entry process, learns to assess the resident's aftercare needs, issues, and services.

  • Learns to provide counseling to residents, family or significant others as requested by the management or correctional staff.

  • Coordinates individual clinical care of assigned resident caseload.

  • Participates in treatment planning and conferences.

  • Observes and supervises resident interactions.

  • Assists in providing individual and group therapy or counseling. meets with assigned residents as necessary.

  • Maintains and updates residents' records and documents program in charts.

  • Performs Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessments and any other required assessment instruments.

  • Assists client's staff in monitoring offender behavior and developing intervention plans regarding difficult offenders.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements



  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in a social or human services field preferred.

  • Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling within two (2) years of employment.

  • Experience providing human service functions preferred.




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