Type: Full-Time
Category: Education & Training
Division: Corrections
Location: Idaho CAPP Facility (Kuna, Idaho)

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Facility Name:

IDAHO CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM

Position Title:

Instructor

Department:

Programs

Status:

Non-Exempt

Effective Date:

01/01/11

 

Position Summary:

Reports to the manager, programs Responsible for providing academic instruction and rehabilitative services to offenders in accordance with approved curricula and in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC).

 

Essential Functions:

 

  1. Plan and conduct classes and activities for offenders in Cognitive Behavioral Intervention- Substance Abuse, Thinking for a Change, Aggression Replacement Training, Pre-Release, or GED prep classes.  Prepare teaching plans, activities and learning experiences to increase the positive impact of courses taught.  Demonstrate good knowledge of human service principles and practices to include behavioral management methods, rehabilitation and treatment programs, and personality traits associated with criminal offenders, social and family systems, cognitive behavioral education and case management methods.
  2. Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the offender.
  3. Assess offender performance and document offender progress in electronic charting program
  4. Participate in staff trainings in an endeavor to develop and improve programs.
  5. Adjust material and curriculum to the individual differences of the assigned. 
  6. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.  Provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques. 
  7. Maintain accountability of staff, offenders and property; adhere to safety practices. 

 

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in human services or criminal justice related field. May substitute Bachelor’s degree with One (1) year of professional experience as a certified Drug & Alcohol treatment professional.

 

To instruct as part of the GED prep program candidate must be eligible for an Idaho Standard Secondary Education Certificate, or have a Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience teaching individuals in a group setting.

Valid driver’s license in the state of Idaho with and acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. 

 

Post-Hire Qualifications and Training Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements. 

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years substance abuse, social work or psychological rehab education and/or experience, or four (4) years substance abuse, social work or psycho-social rehab experience.  ISAS certificate preferred.  Valid driver's license in the State of Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

 

Post-Hire Qualifications and Training Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

 

 

 

 

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