Casework Counselor Senior - #00113

State Of Virginia Chesapeake , VA 23326

Posted 3 months ago

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and rsums will not be accepted.

Manage a specialized caseload. Prepare and maintain constant observation and follow through with pre-release planning for offenders that require special needs. Manage the work coordination in assigned cluster.

Provide counseling, classification, case management, and crisis intervention services for a caseload of male offenders by conducting individual counseling sessions; determining individual treatment needs, evaluating offender progress and performance; presenting cases for classification review and parole hearings, and by maintaining associated documentation. Sponsors and/ or facilitates programs groups and supervises volunteers as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver's license.

Experience in counseling, rehabilitation, or casework management. Working knowledge of principles and practices of counseling, of casework and treatment methods, of behavior modification and offender restoration rehabilitation. Experience facilitating rehabilitative programs.

Experience preparing reports. Demonstrated ability to counsel and interact with offenders with special needs to develop, implement, and follow through on treatment plans and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Social Services, Counseling, Criminal Justice or other areas related to human services; an equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute for education. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel). Previous experience working in adult counseling or corrections. Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.



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