Geo Reentry Services SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR II - 23899/23661/153907 in East Saint Louis, Illinois
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Facility: SW ILLINOIS CORRECTIONAL CENTER - IN PRISON
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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SummaryThis 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 reentry 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.
+ 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.