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(2000 Sign-on Bonus) TDCJ Counselor (LCDC required) - Full Time - Amarillo

Location:
Amarillo, TX
Description:

Cenikor is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Full time Counselor for our Outpatient program in Amarillo, Texas. We are now offering a $2,000 sign on bonus. Please apply for more details. *** We do offer relocation packages for candidates who qualify *** JOB SUMMARY: The Outpatient Counselor provides substance use treatment services to ensure that each client develops the skills necessary to live a life free from substance dependence. Responsible for maintaining client case records, conducting treatment tam meetings, maintaining required trainings, assessing client needs, counseling individuals and families, maintaining all required records and documentation, communicating with parole and probation, and providing individual and group sessions under the supervision of the TDCJ Program Manager. SCHEDULE : Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8a - 5p and Tuesday/Thursday 12p - 9p ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assess the needs of the client to ensure appropriate services to meet those needs including, when necessary, a multi-disciplinary approach. Counsel individuals and families with problems related to substance use and their impact. Provide individual and group sessions with TDCJ. Work with a diverse group of clients, including adults and adolescents, to develop and implement an individualized, written treatment plan. Conduct chemical dependency counseling sessions, group sessions and educational sessions as scheduled. Participate as a team member to provide an optimum environment for client recovery. Ensure documentation in the clinical record is legible and complies with documentation standards. Maintain client case records according to established policies and procedures. Ensure all required records and documentation are maintained according to Cenikor, HHSC, and TDCJ requirements and regulations. Communicate with Senior Manager any issues relating to client complaints and concerns. Participate in the CQE program according to policy and training. Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor. Maintain required trainings as set forth by TDCJ and Cenikor policies and procedures. Provide clinical supervision for Cenikor’s practicum students and counselor interns, if appropriate. Conduct Treatment Team meetings with probation and parole officers as required. Communicate with parole and probation to coordinate treatment services in the TC continuum of care. Complete monthly judicial reports accurately and submit per schedule. Maintain compliance with federal and state regulatory standards as well as policies and procedures. Uphold the core principles of Cenikor’s culture and create a positive working environment for all team members. Ensure completion of Big 5 performance management tool by the required deadlines and use of SMART goals to support annual performance compensation review. Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the exempt functions as assigned in this job description. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION: Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations and statutes. Experienced and/or knowledgeable in providing education and therapeutic counseling (individual and group formats) for adults and adolescents. Knowledgeable of therapeutic community philosophy and best practices of outpatient counseling. Experienced and capable of identifying appropriate resources for client development and providing substance use counseling. Possesses good oral and written communication skills. Capable of discerning facts from opinions and remaining objective when listening to conflicting opinions. Experienced in working with diverse population. Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks. Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment. Presents a professional, positive image. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Outlook calendar. Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture: Demonstrate mission of service to our clients Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success Education: Counselor training preferred Associate’s degree required Experience: Two (2) years of substance use treatment experience preferred Licensure Required: LCDC required LMSW/LCSW/LPC preferred Must have current driver’s license and where required, reliable transportation and a consistent means of communication (i.e. telephone) IMPORTANT NOTES: Drug Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer Powered by JazzHR
Company:
Cenikor Foundation
Posted:
September 17 on The Resumator
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