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Substance Abuse Counselor (Bhs)

Company:
The Geo Group
Location:
Golden Valley, Arizona, 86413, United States
Salary:
$16.59 per hour
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

Summary

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, group counseling, and individual counseling 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 residents as required.

* Participates in related training for substance abuse.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

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).

* 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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