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Counselor III

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Location: Gatesville, TX
Job ID: 52821
Facility: Crain Unit

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Pay and Schedule: starting at $53,000 per year. Full-Time, onsite. 

Join a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances. Management & Training Corporation is seeking a dynamic leader in the substance abuse treatment field looking to provide individuals on the inside with hope, skills and opportunities for a better life.

Position Title and Facility: Counselor III for Christina Melton Crain Unit in Gatesville, TX 

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays (9 total)
  • Professional development assistance
  • Opportunities for career growth

Job responsibilities: The Counselor III is responsible for providing counseling services to offenders and implementing complex treatment and discharge plans for offenders with dual diagnosis, social or mental health issues. She/he serves as a professional resource to other counselors in resolving complex case problems and provides clinical supervision and guidance. He/she provides mental health services to offenders in compliance with Management &Training Corporation (MTC), and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Knowledge of alcoholism, chemical dependency, addiction, co-dependency, and related disorders.
  2. Design, implement complex programs treatment and discharge plans for offenders with dual diagnosis, social or mental health issues; conducts intensive or comprehensive interventions.
  3. Provides counseling and recovery skills training; participates in offender orientation, educational and individual and process counseling groups in compliance with program standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  4. Collaborates with supervisor or other psychiatric, social work, or medical professionals on specific case related issues to maintain continuity of care, and to aid in achieving therapeutic and restorative goals for offenders through individual and group counseling.
  5. Conduct diagnosis and evaluation tests for offenders to determine needs, establish goals and develop plans; make referrals to contract professionals for assessment and treatment of offenders.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Master's degree in counseling, social work, psychology, mental health, substance abuse counseling or associated field and current license in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or licensed psychologist.
  • Four years related experience preferred.
  • Computer skills desired and evaluative and counseling skills are essential.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Post-hire requirements: Must be certified in CPR and First Aid prior to inmate contact. Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ. Must maintain a valid license or certification for continued employment in position.

Why: Help humans break the cycle. Join the MTC team and transform lives!

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.



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