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Sr. Substance Abuse Counselor

Company name
Management & Training Corporation (MTC)

Location
Richmond, TX

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Sr. Substance Abuse Counselor

Social Development & Counseling

Richmond,

Texas

Make a difference! At the Jester I Unit in Richmond, 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 a Sr. Substance Abuse Counselor who is 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.

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Reports to the program director. Directly supervises the substance abuse counselor II. Performs highly complex substance abuse counseling work within Substance Abuse Felony Punishment facility (SAFPF)/In-Prison Therapeutic Community (IPTC) programs. 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 Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.

Counseling services to offenders with histories of chemical use, abuse, or addiction.

Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense risk of offenders.

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 the Clinical interview.

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.

Maintain a Therapeutic Community (TC) within the facility working closely with correctional staff to create a living environment that is peer driven.

Maintains offender records and other records regarding services provided to include statistical feedback on evaluations; and compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.

At the conclusion of the program, an Individual Progress Summary will be developed for each offender on caseload to reflect the evaluation results together with comments about the offender’s level of participation and quality of completion in the SAFPF/IPTC programs.

Submit copy of the Individual Progress Summary to the Parole Division to be included in the Parole Case Summary.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Major course work in Criminal Justice, a Behavioral Science or a related field preferred. Each year of experience as described below in excess of the required four (4) may be substituted for thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university on a year-for-year basis. Four (4) years full-time wage earning experience in substance abuse treatment required. Current licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), or current valid Qualified

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Company info

Management & Training Corporation (MTC)
Website : http://mtctrains.com

Company Profile
MTC was founded in 1981 with a mission to be a leader in social impact by giving young people the tools they need to find meaningful jobs and become contributing members of their communities. MTC launched its business in the federal Job Corps program, preparing America’s youth to be successful in today’s job market. The company expanded into other areas which support its commitment to helping improve society. Today, MTC employs nearly 9,000 people worldwide through four divisions: Education & Training, Corrections, MTC Medical, and Economic & Social Development. Each of these divisions helps make a social impact by improving the lives of those we serve and the communities in which they live. MTC is a private company based in Centerville, Utah.

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