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  • PRISON-BASED COUNSELOR (THERAPIST) Munising
  • Gateway Foundation in Munising, MI, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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Are you looking for a career which challenges you professionally and requires the ability to provide a balance between therapeutic support and accountability? Are you an individual who is committed to excellence, safety and security and the ability to follow directives within a prison-based setting, working directly with offender population?

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an... opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.

If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!

Prison-Based Counselors (Therapists) are responsible for:
• Provides group orientation, individual intake, comprehensive assessment, Mid-Program assessment and discharge planning including aftercare recommendations, in accordance to MDOC contract requirements.
• Documents treatment and discharge plans, and client’s progress and responses to treatment; and maintains related records and charts.
• Provides Evidenced-Based group therapy for up to 15 offenders per group in accordance to MDOC contract requirements.
• Provides individual segregation discharges as needed/approved for offenders terminated early from substance abuse services, in accordance to MDOC contract requirements and at the discretion of the correctional facility.
• Completion of reporting requirements
• Adherence to MDOC policies and procedures, with specific attention to safety and security, and maintenance of professional boundaries with offender population.
• Ability to navigate between internal electronic health record and Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) system for reporting.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree with minimum of two years’ experience OR Master’s Degree and minimum of one year of experience
• Experience in substance abuse related field, with specific skills in counseling, assessment, treatment planning and group therapy; working with offender population.
• Clinical licensure and/or Certification in State of Michigan or ability to obtain this within designated timeframe specified through the Michigan Board of Addiction Professionals (MCBAP).
• Ability to follow MDOC directives and remain flexible as needed to accommodate facility space and scheduling.
• Ability to work independently and/or with team members as available.
• Ability to receive and apply clinical supervision feedback as needed.
• Excellent attendance and punctuality to ensure consistent delivery of services.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:
• Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
• Dental & Vision Insurance
• Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
• Health Savings Accounts
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Commuter Accounts
• 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match
• Life and AD&D Insurance
• Short-Term Disability
• Long-Term Disability (LTD)
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Training & Development Programs

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here
Munising MI USA

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