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Counselor III

Location: Gatesville, TX
Job ID: 57183
Facility: Crain Unit

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Overview

Pay - $57,160.00 salary

Schedule - Full Time, Monday – Friday, 8-hour shifts

Benefit package includes:

  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave

Impact lives with Management & Training Corporation (MTC)! At the Christina Melton Crain Unit in Gatesville, Texas, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the treatment necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life.

Essential Duties:

  1. Knowledge of alcoholism, chemical dependency, addiction, co-dependency, and related disorders.
  2. Design, implement complex programs treatment and discharge plans for offenders with dual diagnosis, social or mental health issues; conducts intensive or comprehensive interventions.
  3. 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.
  4. Maintain a Therapeutic Community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven.
  5. Collaborates with supervisor or other psychiatric, social work, or medical professionals on specific case related issues to maintain continuity of care, and to aid in achieving therapeutic and restorative goals for offenders through individual and group counseling.
  6. Conduct diagnosis and evaluation tests for offenders to determine needs, establish goals and develop plans; make referrals to contract professionals for assessment and treatment of offenders.
  7. Prepare progress reports; provide recommendations regarding discharge plans; make case presentations; and assist program supervisor and treatment team.
  8. Maintain and monitor confidentiality of offenders and their files; audit files to determine that all services provided are documented; review status of offenders to determine that all treatment and therapeutic programs are completed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, mental health, substance abuse counseling or associated field and current license in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or licensed psychologist.
  • Four (4) years related experience preferred.
  • Computer skills desired and evaluative and counseling skills are essential.
  • Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas, unless waived by management.
  • Must successfully complete TDCJ approved annual background and in-service requirements.
  • Must maintain a valid license for continued employment.

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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