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Substance Abuse Counselor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Youth Outreach Services
Physical Address
136 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Job Description

The Substance Abuse Counselor provides counseling and support services to inmates admitted or seeking admission to the Correctional Center’s Treatment Program.

Major areas of responsibility for this job.

A. Completes intakes and assessments as needed.
B. Provides individual and group counseling.
C. Completes treatment planning and other required clinical documentation in accordance with contractual requirements and licensing regulations.
D. Provides case management services and coordination of the youth’s treatment.
E. Develops post-release plans.
F. Participates in staff growth and development activities.
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or related field
Experience or expertise with offender populations preferred
Experience or expertise with juveniles preferred
Must meet professional staff qualifications as required by 77 Illinois Administrative Code 2060.309 within two years of employment.

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