Corrections Counselor-Therapist Lawrence

Position Overview:

  • Facilitate substance abuse screening, assessment, education and treatment services within the Douglas County Correctional Facility
  • Provide individual and group counseling, based on contractual requirements established by the Douglas County Sheriff's Department and DCCCA
  • Collaborate effectively with multiple partners within the Douglas County Correctional Facility and the community
  • Lead group and individual counseling sessions
  • Assist clients in goal setting and problem solving
  • Assist clients in developing treatment and recovery plans

Requirements Include:

  • Must possess a Licensed Addictions Counselor credential (LAC or LMAC); LCAC preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services is required; Master's preferred
  • Master's level BSRB preferred
  • Prior experience providing services to individuals in the criminal justice system preferred
  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Must pass DCCCA and Douglas County Sheriff's Office pre-employment background checks and drug screen

**Qualified candidates are eligible for a $2,500 to $5,000 sign-on bonus**