Counselor

Harris County
Full Time 40 per week $4,187 - $4,855 Per month TX 9111 Eastex Fwy, Houston, TX 77093, United States
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Overview

The Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor will provide clinical services for Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department. Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor will provide counseling services to clients including completion of assessments, treatment planning, progress reports, treatment plan reviews, and discharge summaries. Counselor will also conduct group counseling, along with individual client meetings. Counselor will also document concise and timely reports of all clinically related duties and work with treatment team to ensure client needs are addressed. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Conducts group counseling sessions with clients.
  • Communicates key information and collaborates regularly with Community Supervision Officers.
  • Tracks compliance with drug and alcohol testing.
  • Participates in staffing case with supervisors, peers, Community Supervision Officers, and the courts.
  • Maintains appropriate entries in the electronic systems.
  • Operates office equipment, computers, phones, etc., necessary for the work.
  • Completes documentation of daily work activities in relevant databases.
  • Provides case consultation to Community Supervision Officers regarding clients with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems.
  • Monitors deadlines to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with policy, grant standards, funding and licensure requirements, special conditions of community supervision, and Community Justice Assistance Division (CJAD) general and substance abuse standards.
  • Participates in work groups as necessary.
  • Provides group instruction to clients.
  • Contribute to and help create a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative and amicable manner with supervisors, coworkers, and members of the public.
Other Duties:
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email 

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Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Psychological or Social Work field from an accredited college or university.
Licensure:
  • Must be a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).
  • Must have a valid Texas Class C Automobile Operator’s License or Texas Identification Card.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
  • Must meet the minimum requirements for access to Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) information.

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.


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