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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR II


Facility:?Jacksonville Correctional Center


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Compensation Bonus (if applicable):?



Equal Opportunity Employer.


Summary


This is a fully-qualified and certified position that implements Substance Abuse education and guidance for residents at an assigned facility.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Prepares and submits all treatment and educational outlines, lectures, handouts and other relevant materials as requested.

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

  • Implements substance abuse and life skills assessments and integrates results into resident client treatment plans.

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

  • Prepares 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, assess client aftercare needs, issues, and services.

  • Provide counseling to residents; family or significant others as requested by the management or correctional staff.

  • Coordinates individual clinical care of assigned resident caseload.

  • Participate in treatment planning and conferences.

  • Observes and supervises resident interaction.

  • Provides individual and group therapy or counseling. Meets with assigned residents as necessary.

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

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

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

  • Works as a team member with entire treatment staff and ancillary personnel to promote consistent and coordinated efforts.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




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Minimum Requirements

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

  • Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling.

  • Two (2) years of experience providing drug and alcohol counselor to individuals or in a group setting.




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