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Substance Abuse Counselor II

Location: San Diego, TX
Job ID: 56017
Facility: Glossbrenner Unit

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Pay: $22 per hour

Work with a purpose! 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 II

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 
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance
  • Career advancement opportunities

Job responsibilities: Substance Abuse Counselor IIs directly supervise the Substance Abuse Counselor Is. They perform highly 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 as well as coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.

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. Maintain a therapeutic community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven.
  3. Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense risk of offenders.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

Position 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.
  • Current valid license as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or current valid certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals or current qualifying credential to conduct counseling in a treatment environment.
  • A valid driver 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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