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Corizon Health Sexual Offense Counselor in Farmington, Missouri

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

This position manages a caseload of assigned offenders convicted of a sexual offense(s), assisting them with prosocial skill acquisition, lifestyle changes, program completion, rule compliance, release planning, and reintegration into the community. This position requires ongoing proactive communication and positive interaction with offenders to apply cognitive-behavioral programming to prevent sexual abuse/violence, and challenge antisocial behavior and inappropriate boundaries. Maintains electronic and hardcopy offender files with timely and accurate documentation. Completion of specific duties and responsibilities as designated by Management. Designation of duties will be determined by current needs of the program participants and treatment programming needs. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Clinical Support.

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Sexual Offense Counselor with Corizon Health at Farmington Correctional Center located in Farmington, Missouri:

  • Provides treatment for an assigned caseload of adult offenders convicted of a sexual offense(s). Facilitates group therapy sessions for assigned group members. Provides group sexual offense treatment with the goal of reducing risk of sexually reoffending. Treatment plans are individually based according to risk level and needs. Motivation and responsiveness to treatment is addressed. Maintain timely documentation of treatment encounters.

  • Completes clinical sex offense assessments and makes relevant recommendations. Recommendations are documented addressing dynamic risk factors, treatment needs, and strongest predictors of reoffending identified, as well as protective factors. Completes post-treatment assessments with recommendations for post-release supervision and treatment.

  • Completes documentation to include Individual Treatment Plans, progress notes, and a comprehensive Summary of Treatment Progress for external distribution to community treatment providers. Additionally, some clients may require treatment summary addendums and/or additional documentation. Meets with client support persons to educate and answer questions.

  • Serves as a member of the treatment team and attends group supervision/consultation regarding offenders in sexual offense treatment. Participates in staff meetings and supervision. Collaborates with mental health providers, custody, housing unit, and stakeholders regarding dynamic risk and the management of assigned sexual offender clients. Other trainings/meetings as scheduled.

  • Makes appropriate referrals to mental health or psychiatry as needed.

  • Prepares a Summary of Treatment Progress at time of release from incarceration for continuity of care in the community upon release.

  • Participate in all required training.

  • Other duties as assigned and directed based on institutional needs.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • Possess a Master's degree in a behavioral/social science field from an accredited college or university and be currently licensed, or license eligible in assigned state to treat mental disorders and professional experience indicating knowledge of mental health counseling as it relates to sex offenses, including group and individual therapeutic intervention, motivational interviewing, and treatment of mental disorders, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-9983

Job Locations US-MO-Farmington

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 00900