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AODA Counselor $25/hr plus $2000 bonus 

Position Substance Use Disorder Counselor (GBS)  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Shift Days  
Number of Openings 1  
Location St Croix Correctional Center (SCCC)  
Open Date 9/7/2021  
Close Date  
Description

$25 an hour

???????$500 hiring bonus $1500 Retention bonus after 6 month

 

St. Croix Correctional Center (SCCC) 1859 N. 4th St., New Richmond, WI 54017

 

Genesis Behavioral Services, sister company of Horizon Healthcare, is currently recruiting for a full-time Substance Use Disoder (SUD) Counselor to work at our 24-Hr Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs). SUD Counselors are responsible for providing individual and group counseling, case management, and maintaining oversight of particpants in our designated AODA Residential Treatment program locations that work in collaboration with the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division and the Department of Corrections.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide assessment and client screening within established time-lines.
  2. Discuss and complete case management assessment incorporating information previously gathered through the client's DPP agent, referral packet, client application, and collateral resources.
  3. Monitor and coordinate performance of each of the client's identified needs through an individualized treatment plan.
  4. Assist the client in achieving objectives and maximizing independence and productivity through support and training in uses of personal community resources.
  5. Reinforce and serve as a role model/teacher/liaison for implementing concepts and objectives identified by the team.
  6. Educate and implement with client any or all basic living skills in order to maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
  7. Maintain a continuous relationship with the client, assisting wherever and whenever required in the alleviation of crisis provoking situations, and assuring the provision of assessment, planning, linking, monitoring, advocacy and re-assessment in response to the client's changing needs.
  8. Reinforce and encourage client's progress and utilization of the community resources and support systems.
  9. Assist in monitoring and supervision of clients in the facility.
  10. Provide assessment and treatment information to treatment team on an ongoing basis.
  11. Contribute to the development and revision of each client’s treatment plan according to established guidelines.
  12. Participate in treatment plan review staffings for all clients.
  13. Document clearly and concisely all assessments, treatment provided, and major communication regarding clients, in appropriate format. Maintain current and complete client records.
  14. Work closely with Department of Corrections agents to ensure quality case planning.
  15. Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

 

 

St.Croix Correctional Center (SCCC) Located at 1859 N. 4th St., New Richmond, WI 54017

 

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A Criminal Background Check may be required for this position subject to Wisconsin law
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum six (6) months experience providing counseling and/or case management to AODA and mental health consumers
  • Minimum six (6) months experience delivering services to individuals from various racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, as well as individuals with a disability
  • Active Substance Abuse Counselor-In-Training (SAC-IT), Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC), or Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) license in the State of Wisconsin
  • Group facilitation or co-facilitation training and experience
  • Basic knowledge of how to assist service recipients with locating local community resources (employment, housing, health, peer-delivered services, including 12-step groups, etc...
  • Knowledge of motivational interviewing, cognitive interventions, and other Cognitive-Based Therapy (CBT) counseling theory
  • Ability to work in a correctional environment with diverse inmate population


Horizon Healthcare, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan. We encourage job applications from women, ethnic and other minorities (including members of the LGBT community), individuals with disabilities, and persons from socially and economically-disadvantaged backgrounds.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Social Services  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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