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SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR - The GEO Group, Inc. - Adelanto, CA - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2021

Job Description

Job details

$28.76 an hour
Job Type

Full Job Description


Compensation Base: $28.76 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol use disorders. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and programs.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides relevant information regarding substance use disorders for groups as part of the Comprehensive Mental Health Group Program.
  • Facilitates and co-facilitates didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling
  • Selects and recommends new instructional materials and programs with a focus on substance use disorders.
  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in the substance use disorder field.
  • Completes required testing, assessment, and psychosocial history on incoming detainees as
  • Participates in related training for substance use disorders and other relevant staff training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Requirements
  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a minimum Master’s degree in substance use counseling and appropriate state licensure.
  • Any other applicable qualifications required by the state where the position functions.
  • Preference given to experience within a secure facility.
  • Experience providing individual and group counseling for individuals with substance use disorders.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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