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Substance Abuse Counselor I

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Location: Marion, OH
Job ID: 58127
Facility: North Central Correctional Complex

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Pay: $25.60 per hour

Impact lives with Management & Training Corporation! At the North Central Correctional Complex in Marion, Ohio, 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.

Position name: Substance Abuse Counselor I

Facility name: North Central Correctional Complex

Location: 670 Marion Williamsport Road, Marion, Ohio, 433302

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
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

Essential Duties:

  1. Develop a system to promote the coordination and integration of the substance abuse treatment components with other facility programs.
  2. Assess inmates with identified substance abuse problems; develop and implement a plan to modify or control the problem(s) by working with inmates, counselors, instructors and the mental health consultant, as appropriate.
  3. Ensure documentation of all inmates’ assessments and plans are in the inmates’ recovery services records regarding substance abuse problem(s).
  4. Provide ongoing comprehensive training for all staff members in the substance abuse area with specific goals toward staff education and awareness, staff skills in identification and reporting substance abuse programs, individual staff member counseling skills and general team building throughout the facility.
  5. Conduct substance abuse and tobacco cessation classes, group educational, peer support and other treatment sessions for inmates.
  6. Encourage awareness of substance abuse issues throughout the facility.
  7. Develop linkages with community resources for substance abuse services.
  8. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.


  • Must hold current certification or credentials in one of the following:
    • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (LCDC II)
    • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (LCDC III)
    • Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC)
    • Licensed by the state of Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board (OCSWB) in one of the following:
      • Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC)
      • Professional Counselor (PC)
      • Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
    • Licensed physician by State of Ohio Medical Board
    • Licensed Psychologist by state of Ohio Board of Psychology
    • Registered Nurse by Ohio Board of Nursing
    • Psychology Assistant as defined in paragraph (B) (14) of Ohio Administrate Rule 3793: 2-1-11. 
  • One (1) year of related experience preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license in the state of Ohio with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Must successfully complete all annual in-service requirements.

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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