Treatment Counselor (Substance Abuse) - in San Diego, CA

<strong>At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by service, professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</strong>

San Diego, CA


<p><strong>CoreCivic is a diversified, government-solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential and non-residential alternatives to incarceration to help address America's recidivism crisis.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We are the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities, and believe we are the largest private owner of real estate used by government agencies. </strong><br /><br /><strong>CoreCivic has been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 35 years. Our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.</strong><strong><br /><br /></strong><strong><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">View More Jobs</a><br /></strong></p>

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Overview: *Location: POSITION IS LOCATED IN SAN DIEGO, CA<br /><br />"Easy Apply" in about 10 minutes with your resume* <br /><br />*Work-life fulfillment schedule, Generous PTO, 9 Paid Holidays and Much More! <br /><br /> At CoreCivic, we do more than manage residents, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seeking Treatment Counselors in our Community Corrections residential treatment program. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making lasting changes in the lives of people, as we set the standards of care in the industry. This is your opportunity to make a satisfying career even more rewarding. <br /><br />More about CoreCivic!<br /><br />Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with over 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic is the leader in partnership corrections with a growing presence in: <ul> <li>CoreCivic Safety, We operate safe, secure facilities that provide high quality services and effective reentry programs that enhance public safety;</li> <li>CoreCivic Properties, We offer innovative and flexible real estate solutions that provide value to the government and the people they serve;</li> <li>CoreCivic Community, We deliver proven and innovative practices in settings that help people obtain employment, successfully reintegrate into society and keep communities safe.</li> </ul> With opportunities in correctional security, education, and healthcare, CoreCivic has a position that's perfect for you. <br />Each CoreCivic facility is like a small town. Our correctional facilities feature kitchens, dining halls, places of worship, classrooms, vocational training centers, health care clinics, recreational areas, housing units, administrative offices and more. Working together, we provide hundreds of services and perform countless tasks every day. Teamwork is a way of life for CoreCivic employees and how we are able to provide the industry's highest quality safety and security around the clock.<br />CoreCivic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) with company match and paid training!
Responsibilities: The Treatment Counselor implements one on one and group substance abuse counseling services to residents assigned to the treatment program.<br /><br />The successful candidate should be able to perform ALL of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the actual job performance requirements. <ul> <li>Interviews and assesses prospective program participants, and gathers data using appropriate screening and assessment instruments. Establishes rapport with participants and determines individual and group needs based on results of screening and assessment instruments and other collateral sources.</li> <li>Facilitates individual and group treatment interventions, in accordance with CoreCivic partner agencies, and prevailing state regulations, statutes, policies and procedures. Uses standardized offender assessment information in developing treatment plans or specific programs.</li> <li>Facilitates participant engagement in the treatment process, promoting positive attitudes, skills, coping mechanisms to encourage on-going recovery. Plans participant incentives and uses appropriate therapeutic tools to manage behavioral issues or concerns.</li> <li>Maintains the confidentiality of clinical files for each participant to include, but not limited to, intake documents, assessment(s), and interview(s), treatment plan, treatment plan reviews, progress notes, discharge summary, and referrals, according to written protocols and in compliance with prevailing laws and regulation(s).</li> <li>Documents and tracks treatment plans, monitors residents progress and reviews status of residents to verify that treatment and therapeutic programs are completed.</li> <li>Prepares evaluation/transition plans five (5) days prior to resident&rsquo;s release from program.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required. </li><li>Three years of full-time counseling experience in a substance use disorder program is required. </li><li>Must possess an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor "Certification" by an accredited certifying organization. </li><li>Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.</li><li>A valid driver's license is required. </li></ul>