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Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

Location: Brownwood, TX
Job ID: 46296
Facility: Corrections

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Looking for a meaningful career in substance abuse treatment? At the Havins Unit in Brownwood, Texas, a philosophy of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact is the foundation of all we do. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain the treatment necessary for success upon release. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day.

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Description
Substance Abuse Counselor Interns plan, coordinate, and implement substance abuse counseling activities and coordinate with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.

Qualifications
-Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED is required.
-Must have a letter of registration as a Counselor Intern from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), or current valid certification as Certified Criminal Justice Professional Applicant Status (CCJP-A) as approved by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.
-Selected applicants must obtain the Licensed Clinical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license or the Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) certification within five (5) years from the date of their registration as a Counselor Intern or CCJP-A.
-Must sign a Credential Contingency Agreement that will remain in effect only until the initially established expiration date. 
-A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record is also required, unless waived by management.

Post Hire Requirements

-Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
-Must maintain valid Counselor Intern status or CCJP-A certification for continued employment in position.


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