SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR, Wewahitchka, FL - July 11, 2017
For the most part working at the facility I worked at was a job in itself. You are constantly treated like a criminal. The relationship with the DOC staff is none existent at best. You are subject to undue scrutiny and have to worry if your job will be in jeopardy. The coworkers gossip about each other and brown nosey the program director and regional director. If you decide that you will not engage in that type of behavior you will ostracized and made to feel like there is something wrong with you. The inmates are not priority to anyone at that facility. They often place inmates in the program that are not eligible or do not want to be in the program. You are told to do one thing and then everyone else does whatever they please whenever they please. The building and the equipment is old and outdated. You are given a laundry list of things to not do but you cannot do your job effectively with the rules that are in place. Heaven forbid you have an inmate in your office longer than 5 minutes then you are labelled as trying to establish a relationship. Everything you do is labelled as trying to establish a relationship. You are not to help the inmates in an real way, you are there to just collect a pay check. The ratings on this sight were brought. There was a campaign to help improve the image of the company. If you left a review for the company you were compensated. Had I known then what I know now, I don't think I would have taking the job or quit sooner. The pay is good and the hours were helpful. The things other people have complained about with this company happens more often than not.