Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC)

  • Corizon Health
  • Henning, TN, USA
  • Dec 04, 2018
Full time Health Care Professional Services

Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) to join our healthcare team at West Tennessee State Prison located in Henning, TN.

Available hours: 8am-4pm

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC)

  • High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Licensed in Tennessee as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC), Professional Counselor (LPC), or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a background in substance abuse required.
  • Experience in providing services within a correctional setting preferred.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC)

  • Provides direct clinical services to the patients of the Substance Abuse Treatment program as a primary counselor.
  • As primary counselor, completes in a timely manner:
    • Initial Assessment
    • Group and individual counseling
    • Discharge summaries
  • Conducts psycho-educational modules for program participants
  • Evaluates patients referred for substance abuse treatment services to determine the appropriate level of treatment and agency to provide required services.
  • Documents patient evaluation or program participation in accordance with program procedures.

Benefits offered to a Corizon Health Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC)

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Apply online or contact Carolyn Coney-Johnson at 615-660-6814 for more information.

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.