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Sr. Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 56031
Facility: Gregory S. Coleman Correctional Facility DWI

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Salary: $45,000

MTC is hiring a Senior Substance Abuse Counselor looking to give people hope, skills, and opportunities for a better life.

Position title: Senior Substance Abuse Counselor

Facility name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit

Location: 1400 MLK Jr. Industrial Blvd., Lockhart, Texas

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/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

Position Summary:

Directly supervises the substance abuse counselor I & IIs. 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 MTC & TDCJ.

Essential Functions include but not limited to:

  1. Assists in planning chemical dependency counseling programs; and coordinates the delivery of counselling 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 eh re-offense risk of DWI 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 eh clinical interview.

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council of Higher Education (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Major Course work in Criminal Justices, Behavioral Science or a related field.
  • Four (4) years 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).
  • A valid driver license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

 

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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