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Substance Abuse Counselor II

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Location: San Antonio, TX
Job ID: 56605
Facility: Dominguez State Jail

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Pay: $24.00 per hour
 

Make a difference! At the Dominguez Unit in San Antonio, TX, a philosophy of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact are the foundation of all we do. We are looking for treatment professionals interested in helping us with our mission of providing a social impact to members of an at-risk population that need your help on their road back to a healthy, productive life.

Reports to the program director. Directly supervises substance abuse counselor I. Instructs offenders and maintains records for the DWI program. Duties involve planning, coordinating, and implementing the DWI program; and coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation.
 

  1. Provide instruction to the offenders for the DWI program.
  2. Interviews, screens, and evaluates offenders for potential program participation.
  3. Maintains offender records and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics; and compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
  4. Possess good communication skills and have demonstrated instructional ability.
  5. Use a variety of teaching strategies.
  6. Administer and evaluate pre and post-test instruments.
  7. Assists in planning chemical dependency counseling programs; and coordinates the delivery of counseling services to offenders with histories of chemical use, abuse, or addiction.

 

Requires:
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Two (2) 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). Required successful completion of the Texas DWI Education In-Service Training Program approved by DSHS and qualified to be a Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI) administrator. Valid driver’s 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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