|Job Description:||Work with the other counselor(s) in the CSCD, at the CRTC, as well as the CRTC Aftercare Caseload Officers, and other CSOs to coordinate and implement a comprehensive program of outpatient substance abuse counseling which incorporates a significant cognitive-behavioral component that reinforces the program at the Lubbock County CRTC to offenders assigned to the outpatient substance abuse treatment program of the CSCD, and to other groups of offenders as time and caseload allows. Maintain accurate documentation and prepare written reports on the offenders regarding their attendance, progress, cooperation, and general participation in the treatment program. Record and maintain progress notes documenting counseling sessions, and summarize significant events that occur throughout the treatment process on all offenders assigned to the counselor. Progress notes shall be updated at a minimum of once per week.
REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related fields. Must be a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor or a Qualified Credentialed Counselor in an appropriate area (L.M.S.W., L.M.F.T., L.P.C., C.A.R.N.) with an emphasis in areas of drug/alcohol abuse, psychometrics, diagnostics, mental health, or counseling. At least two (2) years full-time paid work experience in the respective field of study preferred.
Possess skills to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must be knowledgeable in the use of a personal computer. Must have the ability to work independently and efficiently. Possess a valid Texas driver’s license and liability automobile insurance pursuant to Texas motor vehicle laws. Must have a telephone number at which they can be reached and access to reliable transportation. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings. May be required to travel out of county to conduct substance abuse counseling sessions. A criminal history will be conducted.