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Substance Use Intervention Counselor (Contract) - Martha K Glaze - Clayton GA (CCR)

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Social Services
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Juvenile Justice, Georgia Department of - DJJ

JOB SUMMARY:

As the RYDC Substance Abuse Counselor, the main responsibilities include providing counseling services to youth and completing required documentation. Other responsibilities include participates in Behavioral Health Treatment Team and other multiservice team meetings when available. 

 

RYDC Substance Abuse Counselor Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversees local RYDC Substance Use Treatment Services (SUTS) caseload
  • Monitors and updates OBHS-SUTS Reports
  • Provides Brief Challenges via group and individual sessions
  • Completes all required documentation per DJJ SUTS Policies 12.20, 12.25 and DJJ Policy 5.8
  • Completes initial RYDC SA Treatment Plans and monthly reviews
  • Participates in treatment team meetings when available
  • Communicates SA treatment information to be relayed to treatment team members
  • Provides OBHS approved Evidence Based Treatment with full fidelity
  • Complete discharge summaries on residents prior to release and coordinates aftercare arrangements
  • Participates in YCRT meetings when available and assist with planning aftercare needs of youth by communicating via email the necessary information to the youth’s YCRT
  • Participates in facility wide PBIS events and meetings
  • Monitor the inventory of evidence-based program materials and orders more as needed
  • Provides services to youth that are compliant with all DJJ Policies and Procedures

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a clinical counseling related field from an accredited college or university.  

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a clinical counseling related field from an accredited college or university And One to Five years’ experience in the behavioral health field.
  • Georgia licensure or eligible for licensure in a mental health field.
  • Seven Challenges certified Counselor and/or Leader in a juvenile correction facility or adolescent residential treatment setting.

 

THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION

THE CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON SECURED FEDERAL FUNDING AND THE CONTRACT BEING FULLY EXECUTED.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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