ALCOHOL AND DRUG PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR SUPERVISOR
|Department||DJS Western Region - State Operated Facilities|
|Date Opened||4/16/2019 7:09:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||8/22/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$68,529.00 - $84,552.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Linda Padgett|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Backbone Mountain Youth Center
124 Camp 4 Road
Swanton, MD 21561
The purpose of the Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor position is to provide clinical supervision to assure compliance with the Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) Committed Programs, DJS Behavioral Health Services Policies, Processes and Standards of Procedures, the Seven Challenges fidelity measures, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration policies and COMAR regulations for the Alcohol and Drug Counselors in the Western Region that include the Youth Centers, Western Maryland Center and Victor Cullen Center and otherwise designated by DJS. This position focuses on establishing and maintaining the highest standards in the Twelve Core Functions of the Alcohol and Drug Counselor. The position provides clinical and managerial services in the Western Region and serves as an immediate backup for clinical supervision and management of substance abuse services in the Western Region and otherwise designated by DJS for the Substance Abuse Coordinator of the Western Region.
The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor is a supervisory position that will be responsible for providing a full range of counseling services to youth detainees who have the most severe/complex substance issues. The incumbent will be responsible for providing treatment services, which includes treatment planning with the youth detainee to help identify and rank problems; establish immediate and long-term goals and determine a suitable treatment process.
The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will also conduct individual, group and family counseling. The incumbent will also be responsible for comprehensive case management duties that aligns treatment resources for the youth. The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will provide crisis intervention and substance abuse education to juveniles who are being treated for substance abuse issues. The Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor will supervise and train other Alcohol and Drug Counselors across various levels of the profession; in which evenings, weekends, some holidays and on-call work schedules may be required.
Experience: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists under the requirements for Certified Professional Counselors-Alcohol and Drug.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience providing substance abuse treatment to at-risk youth
Experience supervising Behavioral/Mental Health Professionals
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. In accordance with Health Occupations Title 17 and Code of Maryland Regulations 10.58.07, candidates placed in this classification must be either certified or licensed by the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists as a Certified Professional Counselor-Alcohol and Drug or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application and copy of license/certificate to the address below or fax a paper application and copy of license/certificate to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
One Center Plaza
120 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attn: Linda Padgett
Fax number 410-333-4188
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
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The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies
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