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The Gary E. Miller Canadian County Children's Justice Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Title of position: Therapist

Description of duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides clinical services that include screening, assessment, intake, treatment plan development and psychotherapy for mental health and/or substance use disorders.
  2. Provides mental health and/or substance use individual, family and group counseling services as assigned by supervisor.
  3. Maintains clinical records in accordance with all agency policies and procedures.
  4. Maintains knowledge of all current policies and procedures of the agency.
  5. Participates in case staffing with specified treatment teams.
  6. Completes and submits all required case documentation within the specified timeframe as per agency policy.
  7. Is responsible for providing coverage of the program’s 24-hour on-call crisis intervention services on a rotating schedule with other staff therapists.
  8. Maintains a caseload as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files.
  10. Participates in monthly clinical supervision with the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health and/or designee.
  11. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field
  2. Individual must be licensed or be qualified to be under supervision for licensure in the state of Oklahoma as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Mental Health (LADC/MH) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with at least 10 hours of documented training in the area of addiction and its treatment.
  3. Must pass a background check

Supervisory relationship:

Reports directly to Assistant Director of Behavioral Health.

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of mental health and substance use screenings and assessments as well as basic treatment modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning processes as well as how to complete related documentation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as well as basic computer skills.

Prior experience preferred:

One year of prior work experience is preferred; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:
  • Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

Youth Guidance Specialist

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:
• Supervises residents at all times, by keeping them in close proximity and in visual and auditory distance at all times.
• Supervise the chores of teach resident and ensures that the group home is properly maintained.
• Informs shift supervisor of any pertinent information of daily activates, health and well-being of each residents.
• Ensures that resident practice proper personal hygiene daily.
• Ensures that residents maintain their schedule.
• Develops a thorough understanding of all security and emergency procedures.
• Participates in shift change and ensures that all pertinent information is documented and reported.
• Follows all group home policies and procedures.
• Performs housekeeping duties in defined areas and ensures that the facility is clean at all times.
• Informs shift supervisor of any safety, security issues, and all maintenance problems.
• Completes incidents reports, medication logs, daily logs, resident shift notations, and all program documentation that is applicable.
• Uses acquired knowledge to supervise and facilitation of recreation activities to achieve a desired outcome. Will become knowledgeable about recreation activities and how recreational activities are properly performed.
• Dresses appropriately for the position.
• Supports and promotes an environment for residents in need for substance abuse and co-occurring services that is recovery focused, welcoming, and attentive to the needs of consumers who may have experienced trauma in their lives.
• Attends scheduled staff meetings and training on regular basis.
• Assist with weekly audit of resident chart.
• Ensure all visitors coming into the facility are approved to visit or transport a resident.
• Responsible for maintain strictest confidentiality guidelines for interactions regarding resident information.
• Performs other duties as directed
• Establish and maintains professional working relationships with supervisor and peers; while effectively working within a team setting cohesively.

Supervisory relationships: is under the direct supervision of assistant shift supervisor and shift supervisor.
Qualification for position: Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of experiences working in a residential setting or a Bachelor’s Degree. Must pass all background checks.
Skills and knowledge required: The individual must have adequate visual and auditory skills to supervise residents, possess well-developed oral and written skills. Must be able to work in a crisis situation, remain calm, and be able to defuse the situation if situation arises.
Personal qualities: Individuals should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with both peers and residents.
Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements: Travel may be required in order to obtain job-relevant training.
Hours per week: Flexible 40-hours per week, must be willing to work all shifts and on short notice.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title of position: Detention / Sanctions Officer
Description of duties and responsibilities:
• Supervises residents, keeping them in close proximity and in visual and auditory contact at all times.
• Supervises the chores of each resident and ensures that the detention facility is properly maintained.
• Provides input to shift supervisor regarding daily activities and incidents related to residents.
• Assures that residents practice proper personal hygiene.
• Assures that residents maintain their schedule.
• Develops a thorough understanding of all security and emergency procedures.
• Participates in shift change and ensures that all pertinent information is passed on.
• Follows all detention / sanction policies and procedures.
• Performs housekeeping duties in defined areas and ensures that the facility is clean.
• Ensures that the shift supervisor is aware of all pertinent information that affects the health and well-being of residents and the safety and security of the facility.
• Reports any maintenance problems to the shift supervisor.
• Is responsible for ensuring that the physical and emotional needs of the residents are met on their shift, within the defined parameters of the detention center.
• Performs other duties as directed by the shift supervisor or program coordinator.
• Must wear a county-issued shirt.
• Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
• Attends scheduled staff meetings and trainings.

Qualifications for the position: Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Must pass a background check.

Supervisory relationships: Is under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor or the program coordinator.

Skills and knowledge required: The individual must be physically able to restrain a juvenile should it become necessary, have adequate visual and auditory skills to supervise residents, be physically able to stand on his/her feet for an entire eight hour shift and have skills necessary to operate the security devices in a safe and competent manner.

Prior experience required: None

Personal qualities: Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with peers and residents.

Amount of travel and special conditions or requirements:
Some travel may be required in carrying out duties and training

Hours per week: Must be able to work a variable and flexible schedule, must be able to come in on short notice if necessary, and must be able to work hours other than a regular schedule shift.

All job candidates must pass an OSBI background check and a drug screening. A good driving record is required for many positions. Most jobs also require that the employee be at least 21 years old. We offer an excellent benefit package and a competitive pay structure. Full-time employees receive county-paid insurance and participate in the state employees retirement plan. All interested applicants can utilize the application form link herein (directly below in yellow). For consideration, please submit your resume and/or application via email to HR@canadiancounty.org.

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CCCJC is an equal opportunity employer and a tobacco-free facility.

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