- Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in a human services related field
- Experience in a correctional environment desired.
- Licensed and/or certified in chemical dependency, substance abuse, etc., as required in Massachusetts. Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC), Counselor Intern (CI), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and/or Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) in the Massachusetts required.
- Related certification may be applicable based on specific state requirements.
- Develops and conducts integrated substance use disorder and mental illness group and individual counseling services for identified inmates to include assiatnce and education on relapse prevention; general substance use disorder education; aftercare and discharge planning; family reunification; interpersonal skills training; health and wellness; recovery planning; and 12-step programming.
- Assesses and evaluates inmates to determine immediate needs and services, along with the level of care needed.
- Completes and maintains necessary documentation in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner.
- Evaluates substance use disorder counseling and education classes.
- Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
- Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
- Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
- Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
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