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Program Counselor
Job Number: 1540681
Location: Chester, PA
Facility: PA: Chester SCI
Community Education Centers(CEC) is a leading provider of residential and outpatient community corrections programs. Working in over 100 locations across the U.S., we provide a foundation of support to change addictive and criminal behaviors and effectively prepare our residents for community reintegration. With programming that encompass assessment, drug and alcohol education, and education services for juvenile and adult populations. We are redefining effective means to reduce recidivism.

We are currently seeking a Bi-lingual Counselor - Spanish

located at 500 E. Fourth Street in Chester, PA is a minimum/lower medium security prison that will provide drug and alcohol treatment to inmates. As the provider of those treatment services, we are looking to hire qualified candidates. SCI Chester opened in April 1998 as the state’s first facility designed to treat inmates with substance abuse problems.

As Counselor, you will focus on developing and implementing comprehensive treatment plans for a caseload of residents. Accordingly, you will assess and identify clinical issues for each resident and create clear objectives and goals. You will also track and document resident progress in case reports while working to meet all required internal and external standards and policies.

Minimum BA degree and/or equivalent experience providing substance abuse treatment services. Bilingual, CAC/CCJP Certification (or reciprocal) and criminal justice institutional experience a plus. Experience providing group and individual counseling with an understanding of cognitive behavioral approach required.

Note: The counselors must  be able to conduct groups in Spanish. 

Community Education Center offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and 401(k) with company match. Please apply on line, 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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