|Posting Number: ||17-47|
|Job Title: ||Juvenile Alcohol and Drug Counselor|
|Closing date: ||07/14/2017|
|Closing time: ||04:00 PM|
|Job Class: ||Non-Exempt|
|Job Hours: ||Full Time|
|Salary: ||$3,160.70 - $4,602.92/Month|
|Description: ||Josephine County’s Juvenile Department is proud to announce they are reopening the Juvenile Detention Center and Juvenile Shelter. This requires a rapid expansion in Josephine County’s hiring needs. The Juvenile Department is actively seeking applications for the position of Juvenile Drug and Alcohol Counselor. The Juvenile Drug and Alcohol Counselor provides education, prevention, and community out-reach regarding alcohol and drug issues. Counselors facilitate group therapy, and MIP education groups, individual case management for youth, and make appropriate referrals, assessments and placements for level of treatment needs based on ASAM criteria. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: |
· Following department programs, policies and procedures while performing a wide range of duties.
· Demonstrating compliance with standards for security, ethics, confidentiality, rules of conduct, and professionalism, consistent with Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment, ACCBO, NCAC and OAR’s.
· Providing treatment of substance related disorders, including the application of knowledge and practice of various therapeutic and counseling techniques.
· Serves as the case management professional for adjudicated youth and youth placed on Formal Accountability Agreements.
· Facilitates various treatment group and individual modalities, and alcohol and drug education, processes, cognitive behavioral approaches and life skills; educates clients on relapse prevention.
· Dictating and/or types clinical records, including but not limited to assessment, intake, individual and group progress notes, conclusion summaries, and correspondence.
· Developing and presenting education components to clients, families and public forums.
· Promoting a positive response to change with clients and other staff members.
Bachelor's degree in psychology, criminology, sociology, or closely related fields; and two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in performing casework and substance abuse counseling; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described duties. Two (2) years of casework experience in a Juvenile Justice setting. Considerable knowledge of substance abuse issues and understanding of how those issues affect clients and others. Some knowledge of the justice system, standards for security, ethics, confidentiality, rules of conduct and professionalism required.
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. A County application (ALL pages) is required; we don’t accept resumes only. EOE
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