The GEO Group
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR - 1544/1696/9504
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Facility: ARIZONA STATE PRISON - FLORENCE WEST
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Provides relevant Substance Abuse information for class curriculum.
Facilitates and co-facilitates didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.
Selects and recommends new instructional materials and programs for use in the substance abuse program.
Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
Maintains a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
Completes required testing, assessment, and psychosocial history on incoming residents as required.
Participates in related training for substance abuse.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduated from an accredited college or university with a minimum B.A. degree, preferably in human services or C.A.A.P. (Certified Associate Addiction Professional Licensure).
Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
The GEO Group
Website : https://www.geogroup.com/
The GEO Group is the world's leading provider of correctional and detention management and community reentry services to federal, state and local government agencies. With operations in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom; GEO offers a diversified array of turnkey services which include design, construction, financing, and operations. Our unique approach allows GEO to provide high-quality and cost-effective services with state-of-the-art designs, innovative programs and ground-breaking treatment approach.Since our inception in 1984, GEO has become successfully established within the industry through our quality of service, innovative operational solutions, and efficient cost-effective operations. Our achievements are paralleled by an executive management team with a combined total service of over 98 years with the company. To date, GEO's operations include the management and/or ownership of 104 correctional, detention and residential treatment facilities encompassing approximately 87,000 beds. Our team, of over 20,500 professionals, is dedicated to the safety and care of the individuals assigned to our custody on behalf of federal, state, and local government agencies. Our knowledgeable employees are experts in facility design, financing, contract compliance, risk management, general administration, security, health services, human resources, information technology, basic education, vocational training, counseling, substance abuse treatment, mental health services, specials needs populations, food service, and facility maintenance to ensure that the high level of service our clients demand is adequately provided in each of our business units.