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Licensed Substance Abuse Counselors

WestCare

Location

Sheridan, IL

End Date

30-12-2021

Job description

WestCare is looking for certified/licensed substance abuse counselors for our program within Sheridan Correctional Center.

Benefits:

  • $18.97-$25.61 per hour
  • Health, vision, dental, disability insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • 10+ paid holidays
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program participant

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree is preferred, high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must have LSW or LPC or CADC
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system preferred
  • Must possess strong computer skills
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Adherence to the highest standard of ethical conduct
  • Must be culturally/linguistically sensitive to populations served
  • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance from Illinois Department of Corrections

Responsibilities:

Person in this position will be responsible for the delivery of clinical substance abuse treatment to clients participating in the program.

  • Complete assessment of each client
  • Initiate and sustain each individual’s motivation to participate in treatment
  • Develop a comprehensive service plan for each client
  • Provide daily treatment and curriculum-based education groups

Company Overview:

WestCare, a family of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations founded in 1973, provides services to incarcerated men, women, and youth throughout the state, in addition to outpatient SUD/CBT services and community prevention services with youth in the Chicago area. WestCare’s goal is to uplift the human spirit in all those that we serve.

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