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

Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





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Correctional Program Coordinator

Job location:

Dayton Correctional Institution (DCI)

4104 Germantown Street

Dayton, OH 45417

Montgomery County

 

Are you a qualified, licensed clinical counseling professional (Social Work, Licensed Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counseling)?

Do you want to help incarcerated men and women gain necessary skills 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 an environment which supports positive life change?

Are you willing to challenge irrational belief systems?

The Correctional Program Coordinator (Counselor) 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 facilitate life change, foster renewed responsibility and build the opportunity to become productive restored citizens. Recovery Services Correctional Program Coordinators (Counselors) use evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills in the treatment of offenders who need substance use recovery treatment and 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 with participants (documented in electronic health record)

  • Engage and offer clients referral to Medication-Assisted Treatment, Narcan and Community Linkage to foster and strengthen recovery

  • Monitor and evaluate progress of the participants in the substance use programs

  • Provide continuing care planning

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

  • 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

 

Selected applicant(s) will be required to complete the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction's Correctional Training Academy located in Orient, OH.  This training is approximately 4 weeks in length.

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.





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