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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR COC - Military veterans preferred

Company name
The GEO Group, Inc.

Location
Mc Farland, CA

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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary
This position assists in developing, organizing, and conducting evidence-based, substance abuse treatment programming within the mission of GEO\u2019s Continuum of Care. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Participates in orientation of inmates regarding the chemical dependency programs.
Facilitates or co-facilitates group and individual counseling sessions from a structured manual.
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 psycho-social history on incoming inmates as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements

Certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor based on the requirements of the state in which the position works in.
Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and cognitive behavioral approaches.
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.

Company info

The GEO Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.thegeogroupinc.com

Company Profile
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.

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