Treatment Counselor. Community Corrections
Location: San Diego
Posted on: April 17, 2019
At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people.
CoreCivic is currently seeking Treatment Counselors, Community
Corrections (Substance Abuse) who have a passion for making lasting
changes in the lives of offenders, as we set the standards of care
in the industry. This is your opportunity to make a satisfying
career even more rewarding. The Treatment Counselor, Community
Corrections implements a wide range of alcohol and drug use
programs and provides mental health and substance abuse counseling
services to inmates/residents assigned to the treatment
The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the
following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent
with the actual job performance requirements.
1. Interviews and assesses prospective program participants, and
gathers data using appropriate screening and assessment
instruments. Establishes rapport with participants and determines
individual and group needs based on results of screening and
assessment instruments and other collateral sources.
2. Facilitates individual and group treatment interventions, in
accordance with CoreCivic, partner agency, and prevailing state
regulations, statutes, policies and procedures. Uses standardized
offender assessment information in developing treatment plans or
3. Facilitates participant engagement in treatment process,
promoting positive attitudes, skills, coping mechanisms to
encourage on-going recovery. Plans participant incentives and uses
appropriate therapeutic tools to manage behavioral issues or
4. Maintains the confidentiality of clinical files for each
participant to include, but not limited to, intake documents,
assessment(s), and interview(s), treatment plan, treatment plan
reviews, progress notes, discharge summary, and referrals,
according to written protocols and in compliance with prevailing
laws and regulation(s).
5. Documents and tracks treatment plans, monitors inmate progress
and reviews status of inmates/residents to verify that treatment
and therapeutic programs are completed.
More about CoreCivic!
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities
nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with
a growing presence in:
, We operate safe, secure facilities that provide high quality
services and effective reentry programs that enhance public safety;
, We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that
provide value to government and the people they serve; CoreCivic
, We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings that help
people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into society and
keep communities safe
With opportunities in correctional security, education, and
healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you.
Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional
facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship,
classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics,
recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more.
Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform
countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic
employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest
quality safety and security around the clock.
CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with
company match and paid training!
High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
Three years of full-time counseling experience with a criminal
justice population in a substance use disorder program is required.
Must possess an CA Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor
Certification RADT or CADC by an accredited certifying organization
(CCAPP) upon hire date. valid driver's license is required..Min age
requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug
Free Workplace & EOE- M/F/Vets/Disabled
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