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LEAD COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR

Company: GEO Reentry Services
Location: Okeechobee
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Facility: -OKEECHOBEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONSalary: SalariedBonus (if applicable): Shift: Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:--- Paid time off ------------------------ Paid holidays------------------------------ 401(k) --- 401(k) matching ------------------ Health Insurance ------------------------ Dental Insurance--- Vision Insurance --------------- ---- Life Insurance ------------------------------ Flexible spending account--- Health savings account ------ ---- Tuition Reimbursement --------------- Reduced tuition rates--- Employee discount --------------- Employee assistance program------ Pet insurance--- Disability Insurance --------- ---- Paid training ------------------------------- Other benefits availableEqual Opportunity Employer.Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.Who We Are:GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.Why Work for GEO:--- At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.--- We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.--- Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.SummaryThis position supervises the activities and staff associated with providing substance abuse counseling within a facility. In addition, this position ensures that all services meet all contractual obligations. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and programs.Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the clinical supervision of staff and the clinical oversight and clinical care of all substance abuse services provided on site.
  • Presents individual counseling/group lectures and didactic presentations weekly based on the areas of Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Parenting skills, Life Skills, Criminal & Addictive Behaviors, and Co-occurring disorders.
  • Facilitates psycho-educational/behavior modification groups using principles of the "What Works" system. Documents participants' attendance, participation and progress in Company database.
  • Assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Recruits subordinate staff to include interviewing, hiring, assigning work, training, coaching, and counseling to ensure consistent application of employee guidelines, processes, and procedures. Conducts performance review and holds employees accountable for performance of their positions.
  • Maintains records of absences and vacation schedules for represented staff. Monitors and modifies electronic payroll attendance records for union employees. Observes and oversees adherence to all policies and procedures. Monitors violations and administers disciplinary action.
  • Provides support for substance abuse program activities including providing activity reports, reviewing the files of subordinates to ensure the accurate and timely documentation, and creating an environment which supports that mission of the program.
  • Develops and updates clinical policies and procedures, treatment manuals and training curriculum, as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with the agency and institution staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the social sciences and six (6) months of professional experience in chemical addiction counseling and/or mental health counseling.
    • One of the following Certifications is required: -Certified Addictions Professional (CAP), Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJAP), Certified Associate Addictions Professional (CAAP), Certified Criminal Justice Associate Addictions Professional (CCJAAP); or -LMHC -(Licensed Mental Health Counselor), LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker); or
    • The Lead, Counselor Supervisor must meet the standards of a "Qualified Professional", in accordance with Chapter 397, FS.
    • Have working knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy programs
    • Proven experience in supervising a substance abuse program.
    • Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
    • 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.

Keywords: GEO Reentry Services, Palm Bay , LEAD COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR, Other , Okeechobee, Florida

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