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325 Riverside Drive, PO Box 116
Minimum Qualifications You must have a Bachelor's degree with a major in community health and family studies, correctional studies, counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, public justice, special work, sociology or vocational rehabilitation and two years of experience providing individual and/or group counseling in a recognized correctional, criminal justice or community/human services program aimed at assisting clients with the resolution of major social, behavioral and personal problems. Experience must have included responsibility for conducting counseling sessions designed to provide the participants with counseling for social and personal problems such as alcohol an drug abuse, mental, behavioral and emotional problems.
Duties Description You would be responsible for administering assessments tools and/or instruments to determine risk and/or needs of an inmate to better prepare the individual for eventual return to the community. You would interview inmates and review all relevant information in order to determine counseling needs and make program recommendations. You would evaluate and investigate the inmates program participation while completing legislated reports for earned eligibility, merit time and presumptive release reviews. You would provide on-going individual and group counseling relative to personal, social, institutional, behavioral and disciplinary issues. You would provide guidance to inmates, assessing needs and preparing evaluations for the Board of Parole.
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