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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR (CoC)

Company: The GEO Group, Inc.
Location: Lawton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Facility: -Lawton Correctional Facility
Compensation Base: -$15.00
Compensation Bonus (if applicable): -$1,000

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

This position assists in developing, organizing, and conducting evidence-based, substance abuse treatment programming within the mission of GEO's 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 may be assigned by the supervisor.

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.

Keywords: The GEO Group, Inc., Lawton , SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR (CoC), Other , Lawton, Oklahoma

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