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Substance Abuse Counselor II, LCDC

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Location: Austin, TX
Job ID: 56006
Facility: Travis County State Jail

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Pay: $22.00 per hour

Join a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances.

Travis County State Jail is currently hiring licensed addiction professionals looking to provide people on the inside with hope, skills, and opportunities for a better life.

Position: Substance Abuse Counselor II

Facility name: Travis County State Jail

Location: 8101 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

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

Job responsibilities: A Substance Abuse Counselor II directly supervises a Substance Abuse Counselor I. She/he performs highly complex substance abuse counseling work. Work involves planning, coordinating, and implementing substance abuse counseling activities; and coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Essential functions:

  1. Assists in planning chemical dependency counseling programs; and coordinates the delivery of counseling services to offenders with histories of chemical use, abuse, or addiction.
  2. Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense risk of offenders.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Maintains offender records and other records regarding services provided to include statistical feedback on evaluations; and compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
  6. At the conclusion of the program, an Individual Progress Summary will be developed for each offender on caseload to reflect the evaluation results together with comments about the offender’s level of participation and quality of completion in programs.
  7. Submit a copy of the Individual Progress Summary to the Parole Division to be included in the Parole Case Summary.
  8. Supervises the work of others; and assists in instructing others in program methods, procedures, and functions.

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 or GED.
  • Two years of full-time, wage-earning experience in substance abuse treatment or substance abuse education.
  • Currently credentialed as either a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by the Texas Certification Board of Professionals.
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Why: The job is simple. 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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