Substance Abuse Counselor Intern
Category: Social Development & Counseling
Location: Hamilton Unit (Bryan, Texas)
MTC is now hiring for treatment professionals at the Hamilton Unit. Provide substance abuse counseling and recovery skills training; participates in offender orientation, educational and individual and process counseling groups in compliance with program standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures. Maintain a Treatment Community within the facility working closely with correctional staff. Provide a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs. Maintain offender records and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics. Implement follow-up and after care plans for offenders.
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED. Must have a letter of registration as a Counselor Intern or a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license from the Texas Department of State Health Services or current certification as Certified Criminal Justice Professional Applicant Status (CCJP-A) as approved by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals. Selected applicants must obtain the Licensed Clinical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license or the Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) certification within five (5) years from the date of their registration as a Counselor Intern or CCJP-A. Must sign a Credential Contingency Agreement that will remain in effect only until the initially established expiration date. Failure to comply with this contingency statement will result in separation from employment. Credential Contingency Agreements will not be extended or renewed as a result of an employee’s separation from employment or acceptance of another position. Must maintain valid Counselor Intern status, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license or CCJP-A certification for continued employment in position. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
San Antonio, Texas