Minimum RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent certification required.College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred. Training in cultural diversity or sensitivity preferred.Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.Ability to work overtime as required.Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.Must be able to regularly report to work without being late.Ability to be physicallyThe GEO Group, Inc.
Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesPerforms psychological evaluation on detainee/inmate population for mental, emotional andbehavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent. Determines theappropriate course of treatment.Evaluates detainees/inmates mental status as to the need for transfer.Provides psychotherapy counseling to treat illness or distress.Possesses a complete awareness of psychotropic medications, but cannot prescribe.Instructs staff and officers in suicide identificationThe GEO Group, Inc.
Minimum RequirementsAssociate degree in counseling, substance abuse or a related field from an accredited institution along with ninety (90) clock hours of education and training in the area alcohol, drug, and counseling. Must provide verification of education and experience from associated authorities.Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.Must have arranged for appropriate supervision, including an experience plan.Working knowledge of the Twelve Step Program of Alcoholics Anonymous and NarcoticsThe GEO Group, Inc.