SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR- Unlicensed

    GEO Group Inc.
    Florence, AZ
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Facility: ARIZONA STATE PRISON - FLORENCE WEST

    Compensation Base: 17.50

    Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Summary

    Working with inmates within a correctional setting. 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 and group 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 inmates as required.
    • Participates in related training for substance abuse.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements
    • 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) preferred. 4 years experience in substance abuse education may be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • 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.
    Posting ID: 558254531Posted: 2020-05-21