SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR (CoC)
GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)

Lawton, Oklahoma

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: $15.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $1000 Hiring Bonus

 

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.

 





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.


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