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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



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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.













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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