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P/T COUNSELOR - LPC-I

Company:
The Geo Group
Location:
San Antonio, Texas, 78205, United States
Salary:
15.00
Posted:
November 10, 2018

Description:

Summary:

This is a direct service position providing a full range of services directed toward the therapeutic care and rehabilitation of adolescents. Incumbent participates in the planning, organization and delivery of cross-disciplinary services, (i.e., case work, counseling, specialized treatment, etc.) according to individual skills and abilities.

Essential Functions:

* Performs IOP’s, case management, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling.

* Works and counsels with individual residents to effect and monitor treatment and progress.

* Utilizes group-counseling techniques to effectively monitor and enhance treatment progress.

* Contacts residents to evaluate needs and specific requirements.

* Works with colleagues and agency staff to develop specific effective Treatment Plans.

* Works with external agency staff (probation officers, case workers) to understand case history and identify specific treatment needs.

* Coordinates the implementation of treatment related activities.

* Ensures compliance with clinical programming.

* Maintains and completes required documentation prior to the end of the shift. To include: Communication Log, Incident Reports, Progress Notes, and treatment related documentation.

* Prepares reports as required by Abraxas and external sources. To include: Progress Reports, Court Reports, Discharge Summaries, etc.

* Maintains necessary documentation as it relates to individual and group counseling.

* Provides for the physical care and safety of the residents.

* Monitors resident movement.

* Screens residents returning to the facility.

* Reports significant changes in the behavior, attitude, and physical condition of residents to appropriate supervisory staff.

* Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

* Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

* Supports and promotes the Sanctuary Model and it’s commitments.

Minimum Requirements:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

* Bachelor’s degree in related field and one year experience; OR

* Master’s degree in related field

Other Qualifications:

* At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

* Criminal clearances (State and FBI).

* Non-communicable diseases physical exam.

* Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.

* Valid registered vehicle insurance.

* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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