This is a full time position at 40 hours per week. The position is located at a correctional facility in Wilsonville, OR. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The Counselor II or III for Corrections provides addiction services to assigned clients, including assessment, development of treatment plans tailored to each client’s needs, and individual and group therapy while supporting a Trauma Informed Care environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving addiction services, it is required the Counselor understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve.
This position description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.
Knowledge and experience in working with clients involved with gender specific populations, and clients coming from the criminal justice system preferred.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of DBT and Seeking Safety curriculum for men and women. While having a legal background does not automatically preclude working in a correctional facility, the successful applicant must pass a Department of Corrections background check.
Activities and structure support community integration and assist clients in learning socially acceptable behaviors. The Counselor II must have the ability to assist the team in reinforcing safety and security in this correctional facility.
Cascadia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or age.
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