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Treatment Counselor

Company: Core Civic
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

$26.75 per. hourAtCoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seekingTreatment Counselorwho has a passion for making lasting changes in the lives of offenders, as we set the standards of care in the industry. The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements. Interviews and assesses prospective program participants, and gathers data using appropriate screening and assessment instruments. Establishes rapport with participants and determines individual and group needs basedon results of screening and assessment instruments and other collateral sources.Facilitates individual and group treatment interventions, in accordance with CoreCivic partner agencies, and prevailing state regulations, statutes, policiesand procedures. Uses standardized offender assessment information in developing treatment plans or specific programs.Facilitates participant engagement in the treatment process, promoting positive attitudes, skills, coping mechanisms to encourage on-going recovery. Plans participant incentives and uses appropriate therapeutic tools to manage behavioral issues or concerns.Maintains the confidentiality of clinical files for each participant to include, but not limited to, intake documents, assessment(s), and interview(s), treatment plan, treatment plan reviews, progress notes, discharge summary, and referrals, according to written protocols and in compliance with prevailing laws and regulation(s).Documents and tracks treatment plans, monitors inmate progress and reviews status of inmates/residents to verify that treatment and therapeutic programs are completed.Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or a closely related field is required.One (1) year of experience in the mental health or substance use counseling field is required.Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.Where applicable, must possess appropriate licensure/certification.A valid driver's license is required.
Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran. Associated topics: alcohol counselor, child welfare, licensed master social worker, mental health clinician, residential casework, sex abuse, social services assistant, social services coordinator, social services specialist, social support

Keywords: Core Civic, Jackson , Treatment Counselor, Other , Lexington, Tennessee

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