Substance Abuse Lead

GEO Group Inc Hobbs , NM 88244

Posted 3 months ago

Summary
  • This position supervises an assigned group of Substance Abuse Counselors who implement and maintain the facility s drug and alcohol abuse program. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and group counseling sessions and instructional programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervises Substance Abuse Counselor and reviews and approves their documentation according to state requirements.
  • Participates in orientation of residents regarding the chemical dependency treatment programs.
  • Facilitates and co-facilitates didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.
  • Selects and recommends new instructional materials and program for use in the substance abuse program.
  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in the field of substance abuse.
  • Maintains a collegian relationship with other substance abuse professionals, programs, and associations.
  • Completes required testing, assessment, and psycho-social history on all incoming residents.
  • Develops an individual written program plan for each resident within his/her assigned caseload.
  • Completes all required documentation and/or required forms for those residents who are assigned to his/her caseload.
  • Assists in the coordination of resident program schedules to ensure the needs of the resident and goals set by the Individual Written Program Plan are met.
  • Develops discharge plans and provides follow up on residents who are released from the program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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