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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR II

Facility: SW ILLINOIS CORRECTIONAL CENTER - IN PRISON


Compensation Base:


Compensation Bonus (if applicable):



Equal Opportunity Employer.


Summary


This position implements Therapeutic Community Treatment models for residents at an assigned facility.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and submits of 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 TASC and / or part as part of re-entry process, assesses 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 resdient caseload.

  • Participate in treatment planning and conferences.

  • Observes and supervises resident interactions.

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

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

  • Performs ASI assessments and any other required assessment instruments.

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

  • CADC or reciprocal credential Required.

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

  • Other duties as requested by Supervisor or designee.

  • 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

  • The Substance Abuse Counselor II will be a certified CADC with relevant educational / training requirements, preferably a Master's Degree.

  • Experience or expertise with juvenile and / or female offender populations preferred.

  • Additional professional skills must include verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and ability to work effectively with staff, correctional personnel and resident clients.

  • AccuCare software experience preferred. He / She must have the ability to adapt skills and knowledge to a correctional setting and support implementation of a treatment program within a correctional environment including holding offenders responsible for their behavior and progress made in treatment


Equal Opportunity Employer




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