Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse and family situations, in order to modify behavior and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment. Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy. Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments, and the accuracy of completeness of diagnoses, modify plans and diagnoses, as necessary. Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioral issues using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials. Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment. Minimum requirements: Doctorate degree in Psychology (clinical or counseling) or equivalent degree in related human services field from an accredited university or college or an equivalent combination of training and experience, with advanced coursework in psychology is preferred. Relevant professional experience under supervision to include demonstrated skills in psychological assessment including diagnostic interviewing, intelligence and personality testing and interpretation and report writing. Experience providing mental health services in a correctional, forensic, outpatient or other setting. Licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in West Virginia.
SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR
Conduct screening interview to determine need for substance use disorder treatment and conduct group and individual therapy. Conduct confidential, quality assessments, that are gender-responsive and trauma-informed, provide clinical consultation to referral sources, coordination of services, and scheduling client appointments. Model and support health and wellness activities and healthy coping skills. Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, justice agency partners, and management. Minimum requirements: Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field plus one year of clinical experience in substance use disorders and/or mental health setting. Minimum requirements: Licensed or license eligible as a social worker or professional counselor in West Virginia.
Provides ongoing supervision and rehabilitative services to an assigned caseload. Duties include, but are not limited to, intake assessments and drug screening. Prepares reports, correspondences, and documents as necessary, maintains records of contacts with clients. Knowledge of principles of, court system, criminal justice, counseling, therapy, adult education, and vocational education, as well as probation, parole, and corrections. Ability to collect and analyze court documents, mental health summaries, educational material, and diagnosis. Performs related work as required. Minimum requirements: Baccalaureate degree in related field.
PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST
Coaching, a peer-to-peer service, is provided by persons with lived
experience managing their own behavioral health challenges, who are
in recovery themselves and as a result have gained knowledge on how
to attain and sustain recovery. Promotes individual’s recovery by
acting as a guide/mentor for overcoming personal and environmental
obstacles that jeopardize their recovery. Help individuals discover,
access, and utilize ways to remain drug and alcohol free or reduce
the harm associated with their substance use behaviors. Minimum
requirements: Must have a high school diploma or its recognized
equivalent; lived experience with substance use challenges/addiction,
must be involved with a personal support and/or recovery system of
their choosing, reside in stable, recovery-oriented housing the last
six (6) months, no legal involvement within the last six (6) months
and no intensive behavioral health treatment involvement within the
last six (6) months; to include intensive outpatient services.
WV DMV DUI SAFETY AND TREATMENT FACILITATOR
The WV DMV DUI Safety and Treatment Facilitator monitors and leads participants in WV DMV ordered alcohol and drug treatment education. The facilitator is expected to guide and motivate group participants through various group discussion of topics related to alcohol and drug education, and foster the growth and development of all group participants. Duties and responsibilities: • Facilitate group education sessions on alcohol and drug awareness, relapse prevention, anger/stress management, life skills, risk behaviors and other topics related to recovery from substance abuse • Document and chart group education sessions clearly and concisely • Interact with staff and participants, providing guidance and assistance as per program rules and procedures • Maintain currency in best practices and knowledge of addiction treatment strategies • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time. Those interested in applying should possess a bachelor's degree in a human service field. THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION (18 hours a month).
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