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Position is part-time, 20 hours per week
|Posted On:||Thursday, 30th July 2020|
|Location:|| Anson Center |
704 Lilesville Road, Wadesboro, NC 28170
The role of the Human Services Clinician – Jail/Detention Services is to provide Mental Health (MH) and Substance Use (SA) treatment services to inmates currently located at the County Detention Center in order to lessen the negative impact of MH/SA needs on the individual’s families and the community. Under indirect supervision, provides, oversees, and/or administers a wide range of psychosocial evaluation/assessment, diagnostic, counseling therapy, crisis intervention services in a secured/locked environment which requires a high degree of independent decision-making. Case management/supportive services for disposition of cases, discharge planning, and referral/linkage of services are also a function of this job. Program goals will be measured by inmates’ recidivism rates of those who have received these services. Data will be compiled to monitor crimes committed by individuals who are drug dependent and/or presenting with mental health needs. These will be compared to the initial crime data prior to the inception of this contract and the provision of services.
Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, substance abuse, or marriage and family therapy from an accredited college or university and licensed eligible or provisionally licensed in their perspective field. Applicants with master’s degrees who are provisionally licensed or licensed eligible as clinical social workers, professional counselors, substance abuse counselors and marriage and family counselors will be given consideration for employment. LCSW and LCAS staff are expected to complete first evaluation training and provide first evaluations in the community.