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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR I

Company: Geo Reentry Services
Location: East Saint Louis
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Facility: SW ILLINOIS CORRECTIONAL CENTER-IN-PRISONCompensation Base: Compensation Bonus (if applicable): Equal Opportunity Employer.SummaryThis is an entry-level position that learns to implements Substance Abuse education and provides case management of the program's resident to assist them in achieving their established plan goals.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management of residents to coordinate their services and resources.
  • Learns the process of preparing and submitting all treatment and educational outlines, lectures, handouts and other relevant materials.
  • Maintains records and daily clinical charting as required internally or by the client.
  • Learns the methods of implementing substance abuse and life skills assessments and the way of integrating the results into resident client treatment plans.
  • Participates in all training and supervision activities as provided for internally or by the client.
  • Assists in preparing 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, learns to assess the resident's aftercare needs, issues, and services.
  • Learns to provide counseling to residents, family or significant others as requested by the management or correctional staff.
  • Coordinates individual clinical care of assigned resident caseload.
  • Participates in treatment planning and conferences.
  • Observes and supervises resident interactions.
  • Assists in providing individual and group therapy or counseling. meets with assigned residents as necessary.
  • Maintains and updates residents' records and documents program in charts.
  • Performs Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessments and any other required assessment instruments.
  • Assists client's staff in monitoring offender behavior and developing intervention plans regarding difficult offenders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements
    • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in a social or human services field preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Geo Reentry Services, Springfield , SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR I, Other , East Saint Louis, Illinois

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