Program Counselor - Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Community Education Centers, Inc Columbiana, AL

Columbiana, AL
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree
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CEC is a leading national provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in reentry and in-prison treatment facilities, as well as providing comprehensive management of county, state, and federal jail and detention facilities. The company provides evidence-based programming for residential and non-residential clients and maintains a documented record of reducing recidivism. CEC services also include SECON, a division that conducts comprehensive drug testing and screening services worldwide.
We are searching for a highly motivated professional in the role of Program Counselor at the Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility (ATEF) located in Columbiana, Alabama. ATEF is a 700+ bed adult male and female residential re-entry program that contracts with the Alabama Department of Corrections.

As Program Counselor, you will focus on developing and implementing comprehensive treatment plans for a caseload of residents. Accordingly, you will assess and identify clinical issues for each resident and create clear objectives and goals. You will also track and document resident progress in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external standards and policies.

Your primary duties include case management, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, assessment and treatment planning, monthly behavioral evaluations, case presentations, conducting interventions, giving individual/group lectures and didactic presentations, facilitating community meetings and developing aftercare treatment plans. Other areas of involvement can include Alumni Services, Family Services and Orientation.

Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred, however, an individual with a CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) and experience working in a corrections setting will be considered. Two years experience in corrections or long term residential environment preferred.

Knowledge of computers and word processing and spreadsheet software programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Office required.

The ideal candidate will be well organized, and have strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

Community Education Centers offers potential for career growth, a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and 401(k).
To apply, please visit our website at:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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