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Substance Abuse Counselor I

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Location: San Diego, TX
Job ID: 54236
Facility: Glossbrenner Unit

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Pay: $18 per hour

Work with a purpose! Join a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances. Now hiring licensed substance abuse treatment professionals to provide individuals in the inside with hope, skills and opportunities for a better life.

Position title: Substance Abuse Counselor I (Intern)

Facility name: Ernestine Glossbrenner Unit

Location: 5100 South FM 1329, San Diego, TX 78384

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Life insurance, AD&D as well as short-term disability
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: Substance Abuse Counselor Is perform moderately complex substance abuse counseling work within Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facility (SAFPF) / In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC) programs. Work involves planning, coordinating, and implementing substance abuse counseling activities; and coordinating with other departments.

Essential functions:

  1. Provides substance abuse 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.
  2. Maintain a therapeutic community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven.
  3. Interviews, screens, and evaluates offenders for potential program participation.
  4. Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense risk of offenders.
  5. Participates in the Individual Treatment Plan based on the severity and characteristics of the offender as determined by the comprehensive assessment, review of collateral information, and the Clinical interview.

Position requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited senior high school, GED, or equivalent.  
  • Must have a letter of registration as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (LCDC-I or CI) or a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license from the Texas Department of State Health Services or current certification as Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional Applicant (CCJP-A) or a Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional Applicant (CCJP) 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 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. Failure to comply with this contingency statement will result in separation from employment. Credential Contingency Agreements will not be extended or renewed as a result of an employee’s separation from employment or acceptance of another position.
  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: Help humans break the cycle. Join our 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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