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Substance Use Counselor (Correctional Program Coordinator)) at STATE OF OHIO in Youngstown, Ohio

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

 

 

 

 

 

The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.

 

 


The Bureau of Correctional Recovery Services works to instill in offenders an improved sense of responsibility and the ability to become law-abiding citizens through the provision of all core function services in the treatment for offenders in institution and community settings who are in need of substance abuse recovery programming. The bureau provides and works to expand and enhance substance abuse treatment approaches that build on state-of-the-art scientific and practical knowledge to improve treatment outcomes for offenders and to provide a seamless holistic approach to alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment.

 



 

Correctional Program Coordinator (Substance Use Counselor) 

 

Job location:

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Ohio State Penitentiary




878 Coitsville-Hubbard Rd.

Youngstown, OH 44505

 



 
Are you a qualified, licensed clinical professional?
 

Do you want to make a contribution to help men and women in prison gain the skills necessary to live substance-free and productive lives?

 

Do you enjoy utilizing your clinical skills to help effect change in the lives of others?

 
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?
 
The Correctional Program Coordinator may be a great fit for you!
 

 

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) provides statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by Ohioans. The Bureau of Correctional Recovery Services works with offenders in Ohio's prisons to instill an improved sense of responsibility and the ability to become law-abiding citizens. Recovery Services Correctional Program Coordinators use evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in the treatment of offenders in prison who are in need of substance abuse recovery programming.

 

Duties of the Correctional Program Coordinator include:


  • At assigned correctional institution, provide alcohol and drug group counseling and other ancillary services to the participants on your caseload

  • Complete assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and discharge planning on participants (documented in electronic health record)

  • Monitor attendance and participation progress of the participants in the substance abuse programs

  • Provide continuing care planning

  • Schedule is Monday-Friday, however will include one evening shift during the week

  • Will facilitate two (2) cohorts of treatment programming at a time, with a ratio of 1:15 participants

  • Monitor activities of volunteers, and oversee support/fellowship meetings

Must hold current certification or credentials in one of following:



- Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (LCDC II)
- Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III (LCDC III)
- Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC)
- Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) by State of Ohio Counselor & Social Worker Board.
- Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) by State of Ohio Counselor & Social Worker Board.
- Professional Counselor (PC) by State of Ohio Counselor & Social Worker Board.
- Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by State of Ohio Counselor & Social Worker Board.
- Licensed Physician by State of Ohio Medical Board.
- Licensed Psychologist by State of Ohio Board of Psychology.
- Registered Nurse by Ohio Board of Nursing.
- Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
- Licensed Independent Marriage & Family Therapist licensed by State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage & Family Therapist Board.