Completes comprehensive assessments of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and develops individualized treatment plan. Provides individual and group counseling and may facilitate didactic groups. Documents treatment and discharge plans, and clients’ progress and responses to treatment; and maintains related records and charts. Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work or a related field a plus. At least six months previous experience in substance abuse or mental health counseling in a corrections environment. Must be registered as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor-Intern (LCDC-I) by the Texas Department of State Health Services or be a Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional-Applicant (CCJP-A). Must be able to obtain Texas Department of Criminal Justice clearance.