Treatment Counselor-La Palma Correctional Center – $5k Sign on Bonus

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Published November 21, 2022
Location Eloy, Arizona
Category Mental Health/Social Services - Mental Health Counselor/Therapist  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

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Extremely competitive salary range!

$5,000 paid over 120 days of employment

Relocation

Must-Haves

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.

A valid driver's license is required

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.

  1. 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 based on results of screening and assessment instruments and other collateral sources.
  2. Facilitates individual and group treatment interventions, in accordance with CoreCivic partner agencies, and prevailing state regulations, statutes, policies and procedures. Uses standardized offender assessment information in developing treatment plans or specific programs.
  3. 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.
  4. 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).
  5. 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.
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