Substance Abuse Counselor I
Company: Management & Training Corporation
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: October 4, 2021
Looking for a meaningful career in substance abuse treatment? At
the Lockhart Correctional Facility in Lockhart, Texas. We provide a
safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping
offenders gain the treatment necessary for success upon release.
Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health,
dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition
assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, 401(k) with company
match, and a chance to make a difference every day!
At Lockhart, a philosophy of caring about others, giving back, and
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Performs moderately complex substance abuse counseling work within
the DWI programs. Work involves planning, coordinating, and
implementing substance abuse counseling activities; and
coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum
utilization of resources available for chemical dependency
treatment and rehabilitation.
- Provides substance abuse counseling and recovery skills
training; participates in offender orientation, educational and
individual and process counseling groups in compliance with program
standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures.
- Interviews, screens, and evaluates offenders for potential
- Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid
measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense
risk of offenders.
- Participates in the Individual Treatment Plan based on the
severity and characteristics of the offender as determined by the
comprehensive assessment, review of collateral information, and the
- Maintains offender records and other records regarding services
provided to include workload statistics; and compiles data and
submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
- Provides liaison to participants of training programs,
workshops, and seminars.
- Implements follow-up and after care plans for offenders that
participate in the program prior to their release; and disseminates
information on community resources for offender placement in
- At the conclusion of the program, an Individual Progress
Summary will be developed for each offender on caseload to reflect
the evaluation results together with comments about the offender’s
level of participation and quality of completion in the
- Submit copy of the Individual Progress Summary to the Parole
Division to be included in the Parole Case Summary.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform
other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined
Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited senior
high school or equivalent or GED.
Must have a current letter of registration as a Counselor Intern
(LCDC-I) from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
or current valid certification as a Certified Criminal Justice
Professional Applicant Status (CCJP-A) as approved by the Texas
Certification Board of Addiction Professionals.
Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable
driving record required, unless waived by management
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