Location: Dayton, TX
Job ID: 49230
Category: Social Development & Counseling
Location: Henley Unit, Dayton TX
Begin a meaningful career in substance abuse treatment with Management & Training Corporation at the Dempsie Henley State Jail located in Dayton, Texas. At Henley, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the treatment necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life. In addition to competitive wages and an opportunity to impact lives, MTC team members enjoy a variety of benefits including:
- Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
- Dental benefits
- Life insurance
- Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
- Short-term and long-term disability benefits
- 401(k) retirement plan
- Employee assistance program
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Paid holidays
- Bereavement leave
- Civic duty and military leave
- Travel insurance
- Education assistance
1 .Provides didactic sessions according to designated curricula within the program. Presents education and life skills classes to assist offenders with basic education on these topics.
- Maintain a Therapeutic Community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven,
- Guides and assists offenders in complying with facility rules and regulations. Supervises offender work functions in accordance with program policies such as morning wake up routines according to established schedules.
- Monitors offender behavior and reports incidents, inappropriate or unusual behaviors to appropriate treatment team staff. Notifies appropriate personnel of offenders failing to comply with policies and procedures.
- Maintains offender and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics; compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
- Assist with development of an Individual Progress Summary for each offender to reflect the evaluation results together with comments about the offender's level of participation and quality of completion in the SAFPF/IPTC programs.
- Adheres to the core functions within practicum guidelines of Department of State Health Services LCDC-I licensure and Texas Certification Board of Addictions Professionals CCJP-A certification.
- Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
- Maintain accountability of staff, offenders and property; adhere to safety practices
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent (GED) Associate's degree in the field of psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, criminal justice, or education is preferred; related experience is a plus. Valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Must successfully complete a TDCJ Approved Correctional Awareness Training (CAT).
Post Hire Requirements:
Within 180 days of employment, must have a letter of registration as a Cl from the Texas Department of State