Company: GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company) ( Learn More )

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Job Description Camp Aspen is a community-based residential program that provides services to juvenile offenders that have been identified as needing substance abuse education and services.  Camp Aspen has a capacity for 30 boys ages 12-19 that are referred from the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice.


This position facilitates treatment culture activities such as psycho-educational classes, therapy groups and community meetings.  Assists in developing facility treatment programs that include operations and services that are provided in accordance with Medicaid, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and Governor’s Office on the Continuum of Care, as well as the State Department of Social Services (SDSS) standards and Company policies and procedures

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creates, updates and maintains case records on each assigned student.
  • Provides comprehensive individual and group treatment services as well as other treatment services to students.  Tracks measureable and quantified treat program success.
  • Assists in developing individualized care plans “ICPs” covering goals such as anger management, substance abuse and defiant behavior; objectives and issues from diagnoses from DSM4.  Identifies clinical issues such as history of violence, escape and medical and prioritizes which issues are appropriately addressed during treatment process.
  • Writes and updates case file documentation of the individualized care plan, intervention efforts taken and continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments, interventions, confrontations, individual and group lectures and reports student treatment progress.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary case conferences and treatment plan reviews.
  • Assists in completing monthly reports as required to track student progress as well as discharge summaries.
  • Assists in developing continuing care treatment plans and strategies for students prior to discharge as well as aftercare plans in collaboration with referring agency case workers.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of crisis intervention techniques and skills.
  • Job RequirementsMinimum Requirements
    • The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • Master’s Degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling or other related field; CAC preferred.
    • Other Qualifications:
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    • Criminal Background checks (Federal, State, Sex Offender, and Child Abuse registry).
    • Pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.
    • Valid driver's license from employee’s State of residence.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Compensation:  30,000

    Equal Opportunity Employer