Substance Abuse Therapist 1 -DMAPS/DOC - WR Center - Kanawha County

State of West Virginia Charleston, WV
DESCRIPTION

Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety/Division of Corrections/Charleston Work Release Center/Kanawha County Under general supervision, performs professional work at the full-performance level interviewing clients to obtain information on the history and severity of their addiction. Is required to develop and maintain successful collaborative contacts with local mental health agencies. In conjunction with treatment team, plans discharge of client by determining after-care activities, continued counseling, and living arrangements conducive to continued sobriety and recovery. Performs related work as required.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a major in counseling, counseling and guidance, psychology, social work, education or a related social or behavioral science.

Substitution: Full-time or equivalent part-time specific experience in social work or counseling with substance abuse clients may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required training.

DETAILS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE MUST BE SHOWN IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION*

ATTENTION: To be considered for this job opportunity, all required verifications of post-high school education, training, licensure, Veteran's preference points, etc. must be submitted to the WV Division of Personnel before the closing date listed above. Verification of education must be in the form of a legible copy of your OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, a copy of your DD214 and/or Veteran's letters must be submitted at the time of application. NO APPLICATIONS OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE. Therefore, please note that you will not be considered for this vacancy without required verification documents. Attach documents to the online application, or mail to: Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305 - FAX 304-957-0396.