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Treatment Program Director

Location: Henderson, TX
Job ID: 50572
Facility: Corrections

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Pay: $ 58,240.00 annually

Schedule: Full Time-Exempt; Hours may vary.

Let us help you complete your training along with these other great benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, life, and prescription drug insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Career growth
  • 401(k) with company match
  • a chance to make a difference every day! 

HOPE is a residential/outpatient chemical dependency treatment facility for justice-involved clients re-entering the community. Located in Henderson, Texas the HOPE treatment facility is looking for a Treatment Program Director to supervise the Substance Abuse Treatment Program. 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.

What does this role look like?

Essential Functions: Responsible for program planning, development, training, and implementation; monitors compliance with policies and procedures; and provides consultative services to plan, implement, and monitor effective agency programs.

  1. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance, and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the facility administrator and coordinated with corporate human resources prior to implementation.
  2. Maintain the residential substance abuse treatment program, therapeutic community outpatient services, and substance abuse counseling program (SACP) outpatient services in compliance with contractual requirements.
  3. Conduct and document quarterly treatment record audits for each resident's file in compliance with contractual requirements.
  4. Coordinates with supervising officers regularly to provide case information as needed.
  5. Maintain a positive relationship with community leaders and local resources to provide employment assistance or vocational training opportunities to offenders.
  6. Ensure required compliance standards are met; caseload requirements do not exceed ratio maximums and duration of treatment is appropriate according to offender needs.
  7. Develop a system to promote the coordination and integration of the substance abuse prevention components with other programs including local self-help organizations or faith-based groups.
  8. Develop and implement appropriate measures to ensure necessary assessments, progress reports, or other documents are completed and submitted timely as required for compliance.
  9. Conducts special investigations, program analyses, and research studies; reviews and analyzes treatment operations to identify problem areas and prepares reports of findings and recommendations; initiates activities to increase effective programming.
  10. Prepares annual program budget; develops policy and procedure manuals; and assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, educational materials, and information programs.
  11. Works with program staff in determining trends and resolving technical programs; provides technical assistance on program services; and provides liaison with other departments, divisions, agencies, and organizations.
  12. Coordinate or participate in transition meetings.
  13. 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.
  14. Maintain accountability of staff, residents, and property; adhere to safety practices. 

The incumbent is expected to 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 or GED. Five (5) years of full-time, wage-earning program administration or counseling experience.  Current valid licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or current valid Qualified Credentialed Counselor (QCC) license to provide substance abuse treatment. A valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record is required unless waived by management. 
Post-Hire Requirements: Must successfully pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ. Ideal candidates must be approved by Upper-Level Management before being hired. Must pass a drug screen. 

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