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Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department
49 San Jacinto #624
Houston, Texas 77002

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Counselor

Job ID: 54037
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Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department | View Profile
49 San Jacinto #624
Houston, Texas 77002 | View Map

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Job Description:

I.          Basic Function:

Provide counseling services to clients.  Conducts group counseling, along with individual client meetings.  Prepares treatment plans based on initial assessment of client needs.  Creates case notes to document sessions.  Responsible for progress reports, monthly summaries and discharge summaries.  

II.         Organizational Relationships:

Reports to Counseling Supervisor

III.        Essential Functions:

  • Conducts group counseling sessions with clients.
  • Communicates key information with Community Supervision Officers. 
  • Tracks compliance with drug and alcohol testing. 
  • Participates in staffing case with supervisors, peers, and the courts.
  • Maintains appropriate entries in the electronic systems.
  • Operates office equipment, computers, phones, etc., necessary for the work.
  • Completes documentation of daily work activities in relevant databases.
  • Provides case consultation to Community Supervision Officers regarding clients with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems.
  • Monitors deadlines to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with policy, grant standards, funding and licensure requirements, special conditions of community supervision, and CJAD general and substance abuse standards.

IV.        Nonessential Functions:

Participates in work groups as necessary

Provides group instruction to clients

Contribute to and help create a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative and amicable manner with supervisors, coworkers, and members of the public.

Work overtime as required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

V.         Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting.

VI.        Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear

Benefits:

Eligibility for paid benefits such as health coverage and life insurance, subject to applicable waiting periods;

Eligibility for family health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, an optional 457(k) deferred compensation plan, and flexible medical and/or daycare spending accounts, subject to plan terms;

Automatic participation in the Texas County and District Retirement System, a Texas state retirement plan; currently set at 7% of salary;

Paid Sick Leave, to be initially accrued at 3 hours per 2-week pay period; however, Sick Leave is only available for use after 3 consecutive full months of employment. Accrual of Sick Leave is retroactive to your actual start date;

Paid Vacation Time, to be initially accrued at 3 hours per 2-week pay period; is available for use as it is accrued; as are Department-paid holidays.

Amount of Pay:

Other Qualifications:

Mandatory:

Must possess a Master’s degree in a psychological or social work field that allows for licensure as a LPCI or MSW within one year of employment.

Must meet the minimum requirements for access to CJIS information

Must have a valid Texas Class C Automobile Operator’s License and must be insurable under the Department’s automobile insurance program

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Function:

Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services

Status:

Full-time

Posted:

06.14.2019
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Discipline:

Community Corrections

Level:

Other

Application Deadline:

06.21.2019