Lubbock County HR

Today's Date: 7/20/2018
      Lubbock County
      916 Main Street,Suite 1206
      Lubbock, TX 79401

Job Details

Department:Lubbock-Crosby County Community Supervision & Corrections Department
Job Name:Substance Abuse Counselor - Crosbyton
Job Description:DAY TIME CONTRACT WORK In coordination with the counselor supervisor at the CSCD as well as with the Community Supervision Officer in Crosby County, the counselor will work part time (approximately 10 hours per week) to coordinate and implement a program of outpatient substance abuse counseling that incorporates a significant cognitive-behavioral component to offenders in Crosby County who are referred for outpatient substance abuse counseling. • Be responsible for the substance abuse counseling program for Crosby County defendants by conducting assessments, group counseling, and individual counseling. • Use approved clinical measurements and screening tools as well as follow department assessment procedures to identify the strengths, abilities, needs, and preferences of the offenders served. • 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. • Abide by all applicable TDCJ-CJAD Substance Abuse Treatment Standards for outpatient services. • Complete required training hours and abide by all ethical guidelines for the counselor’s licensing board. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related fields. Must be a Qualified Credentialed Counselor in the following areas: LMSW, LMFT, LPC, CARN or LCDC (some of these credentials require a Master’s Degree) with an emphasis in areas of drug/alcohol abuse, psychometrics, diagnostics, mental health or counseling. Two (2) years full-time paid work experience in the respective field of study preferred, experience working with substance abuse clients preferred, and experience working with criminal offenders preferred.
Job Attachments:No Attachments
Open Date:11/20/2017
Close Date:1/30/2018
Cover Letter Required:Yes
Resume Required:Yes
Transcript Required:No
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