COUNSELOR, PROGRAM
The GEO Group, Inc
Chester
34d ago

Summary

  • This position develops and implements comprehensive treatment plans for a caseload of residents. It assesses and identifies clinical issues for each resident and creates clear objectives and goals for them.
  • It also tracks and documents resident progress in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external contract standards and policies.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides case management and individual and group counseling for an assigned caseload of residents.
  • Creates, updates and maintains case records on each assigned resident and a timely and thorough basis.
  • Utilizes crisis intervention techniques as emergency situations arise.
  • Utilizes conflict resolution strategies in resolving situations.
  • Completes comprehensive assessment of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements and develops individualized treatment plans.
  • Documents all assessment and treatment planning

  • Completes monthly behavioral evaluations for an assigned caseload of residents
  • Prepares and leads case presentations to internal staff and contract agency staff
  • Presents individual counseling / group lectures and didactic presentations weekly based on the areas of Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Parenting Skills, Life Skills, Criminal & Addictive Behaviors, and Co-occurring disorders.
  • Facilitates community meetings
  • Develops aftercare treatment plans.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent and drug and alcohol treatment credentials from the state in which the position functions; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences; or
  • Drug and alcohol treatment credentials from the state in which the position functions.
  • Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Human Services is preferred.
  • Experience working with a corrections population is desired along with substance abuse treatment experience.
  • Organized, and demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
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