Substance Abuse Counselor
Company: Management & Training Corporation
Location: New London
Posted on: September 11, 2021
*** Currently offering a
$2,500 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
Directly supervises the Substance Abuse Counselor
I. Performs moderately complex substance abuse counseling work
within the DWI/SAFPF/ISF programs. 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 Requirements
-Graduation from an accredited senior high school
or equivalent or GED.
-Two (2) years full-time, wage-earning experience in substance
abuse treatment or substance abuse education.
-Current valid license as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
( LCDC ) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS),
or current certification as a Certified Criminal Justice
Professional ( CCJP ) as approved by the Texas Certification Board
of Addiction Professionals, or a current qualifying credential to
conduct counseling in a treatment environment.
-Valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an
acceptable driving record required, unless waived by
Post Hire Requirements
Must successfully complete annual in-service
training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of
which must be approved by TDCJ. Must maintain valid license or
certification for continued employment in position. Must hold a
current CPR certification and maintain a valid license for
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