CBT FACILITATOR at Geo Reentry Services

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: Santa Ana, California





Job Description:

Facility: SANTA ANA DRC

Pay: $20.90

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:


  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.

  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.

  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary

This position provides participants with the tools and knowledge to prepare for successful community reentry through the delivery of cognitive behavioral curriculum such as Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Thinking For-A-Change (T4C), Living in Balance (LIB) and other selected curriculum. In addition, provides group facilitation in areas including cognitive selfchange, social skills, problem solving, relationships, and other related issues.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Facilitates delivery of cognitive behavioral curriculum in a group setting focusing on the areas of motivation for change, social adjustment, personal management, social skills development, cognitive restructuring, and development of problem-solving skills.

  • Conducts a periodic review of curriculum and resources available to enhance participants participation in post release programs and activities.

  • Maintains class rosters, attendance records, and provides completion certificates for LIB, T4C, MRT and other curriculum as required.

  • Supports the assessment of participant needs and makes referrals to appropriate staff.

  • Aids participants in planning and developing post-release plans and encourages them to assume the responsibility for post-release behaviors and activities.

  • Participates in orientation of participant regarding all behavioral treatment programs including, but not limited to, T4C and MRT.

  • The ability to facilitates and/or co-facilitates, group counseling from a structured manual.

  • Assists in the coordination of participant program schedules to ensure the criminogenic needs of the participants are met.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma and minimum of 4 years of experience providing CBT services to the Criminal Justice Populations.

  • Associates degree and minimum of two years of experience providing CBT services to the Criminal Justice population preferred

  • Relevant teaching or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred.

  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Principles of Effective Intervention that empirical evidence has proven to successfully reduce recidivism.

  • Must possess the ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.

  • Must be flexible, cooperative and empathetic to needs of staff and participants

  • Ability to prepare written reports; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to learn rules, regulations, and security procedures required by the facility.

  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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