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DRUG & ALCOHOL COUNSELOR CONTRACTOR

at The Geo Group

Posted: 5/6/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: J3T4286FB56RRWK4WD0
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Job Description

Job Description

Facility: MOSHANNON VALLEY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary:

Assist in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides relevant Substance Abuse information for class curriculum.
  • Facilitates and co-facilitates didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.
  • Selects and recommends new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program. Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
  • Maintains a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs and associations.
  • Participates in related training for substance abuse.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduated for an accredited college or university with a minimum BA degree, preferably in human services or CAAP (Certified Associate Addiction Professional Licensure).
  • Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
  • Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Bi-lingual applicants preferred.

Application Instructions

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