Substance Abuse Counselor Intern
Company: Management & Training Corporation
Posted on: September 11, 2021
***Currently Offering a
$1,000 Sign On Bonus***
East Texas Treatment Facility
(ETTF), owned and operated by Management & Training Corporation, is
the largest treatment facility in the State of Texas. Contracted
with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, dedicated employees
provide rehabilitation and education services to support the
successful community reintegration of offenders in the In-Prison
DWI Recovery, Substance Abuse Felony Punishment and Intermediate
Sanction Treatment Programs. ETTF fosters the professional
development of all employees by providing many training and
advancement opportunities. In addition, an extensive
compensation package offered to all full-time staff includes:
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Life Insurance
- Short-term and Long-term disability benefits
- Tuition Reimbursement
- 401k contribution
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid time off
- Paid Holidays
- Bereavement Leave
- Civic Duty and Military Leave
Performs moderately complex substance abuse counseling work
within the Correctional DWI Recovery Program. Work involves
planning, coordinating and implementing substance abuse counseling
activities; and coordinating with other departments to ensure the
maximum utilization of resources available for chemical dependency
treatment and rehabilitation in compliance with Management &
Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice
- Provides 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.
- Interviews, screens, and evaluates offenders for potential
- Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid
measurement tools to assess the recovery needs and the re-offense
risk of DWI/SAFPF/ISF offenders.
- Participates in the Individual Treatment Plan based on the
severity and characteristics of the offender as determined by the
comprehensive assessment, review of collateral information, and the
- Maintains offender records and other records regarding services
provided to include workload statistics; and compiles data and
submits reports and related documentation as appropriate.
- Provides liaison to participants of training programs,
workshops, and seminars.
- Implements follow-up and after care plans for offenders that
participate in the program prior to their release; and disseminates
information on community resources for offender placement in
- At the conclusion of the program, an Individual Progress
Summary will be developed for each offender on caseload to reflect
the evaluation results together with comments about the offender’s
level of participation and quality of completion in the
- Submit copy of the Individual Progress Summary to the Parole
Division to be included in the Parole Case Summary.
- 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.
- 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
Education and Experience
- Graduation from an accredited
senior high school or equivalent or GED.
- Must have a letter of registration
as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern ( CI ) or a
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor ( LCDC ) from the Texas
Department of State Health Services or current certification
as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional Applicant Status
( CCJP-A ) as approved by the Texas Certification Board of
- Selected applicants must obtain
the Licensed Clinical Dependency Counselor ( LCDC ) license or the
Certified Criminal Justice Professional ( CCJP ) certification
within 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.
- Valid driver license in the State
of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived
Must successfully complete annual in-service training
requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which
must be approved by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Must
maintain valid Counselor Intern status, Licensed Chemical
Dependency Counselor (LCDC) license or CCJP-A certification for
continued employment in position.
Keywords: Management & Training Corporation, Longview , Substance Abuse Counselor Intern, Other , Henderson, Texas
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