Salary Range: $22.20 to $32.41 per hour ($46,354 to $67,672 per year)
***Positions may be eligible for the Corrections Employee Retirement Program.***
Work Locations:Positions may occur at Minnesota Correctional Facilities located in Faribault, Lino Lakes (Twin Cities Suburbs-North), Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, Stillwater, and Togo.
Job Duties:With relative independence, provide chemical dependency treatment services for offenders in a chemical dependency treatment program, including the responsibility to provide security, assessment, education, and therapeutic programming.
Current licensure or eligibility for licensure* by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC).
(*NOTE TO LICENSE-ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Please include information regarding your license-eligibility either in your resume or the Job Specific Questions area of the Resume Builder. To maintain employment, the successful candidate who is eligible for LADC licensure must possess a temporary ADC permit within 60 calendar days of the first day of employment and a current LADC license within the probationary period.)
One year of experience providing clinical services, including individual and group therapy, to clients with chemical dependency and/or co-occurring chemical dependency and mental health issues;
Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related Behavioral Science or Social Science program.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of chemical dependency treatment methods and practices.
Training or experience in providing behavioral health treatment, including individual and group therapy methods and practices.
Knowledge of professional, legal and ethical standards; best practices; and community standards of care.
Skills in verbal and written communication, including proficient documentation skills.
Interpersonal/human relations skills.
Basic personal computer skills.
Ability to formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide chemical dependency treatment; and develop a continuing care plan with relative independence.
Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multi-disciplinary team; exercise sound judgment; and demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS INVITED TO INTERVIEW WILL BE ASKED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF LICENSURE OR LICENSE-ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Bachelor's or advanced degree in Psychology, Social Work or a related Behavioral Science or Social Science program.
Current Minnesota LADC licensure at time of hire.
Please note that a criminal history check will be conducted on the successful candidate for a position prior to the start date, and new employees must be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.
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Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer