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ADC DCC Treatment Coordinator
Agency: Arkansas Department of Community Correction
Office: NEC
Section: RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Posting Expires: 04/23/2019
Summary
The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Treatment Coordinator is responsible for providing substance abuse treatment and/or mental health services to inmates/residents. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Coordinates and directs education and mental health services for inmates/residents, reviews and disseminates assessment reports, and makes recommendations and referrals. Manages inmates’/clients’ mental health formula by electronically generating prescription schedule, tracking medication usage, and documenting medication inventory. Directs or conducts inmates’/residents’ staffing to ensure due process and makes recommendations for treatment and placement. Develops treatment and security policies and procedures for the department and writes and disseminates standard operating procedures for the units. Prepares and presents annual budget to supervisor for treatment needs, submits requisitions for supplies, and maintains inventory. Conducts inmate/resident appeals, negotiates between staff and inmates/residents on placement or treatment recommendations, and approves final recommendation and documentation. Conducts staff meetings for an exchange of information and to keep staff abreast of policies and procedural changes. Coordinates requests for information from other agencies as needed. Audits inmate/resident records randomly to ensure that required reports are present and that accreditation standards are met. Maintains inmates’/residents’ mental health closed files and oversees the microfilming and storing same. May supervise a staff of protective service and administrative support personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the application of sociological principles to inmates/residents in institutions and facilities. Knowledge of rehabilitation and community services programs. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of others. Ability to prepare and review oral and written information and materials. Ability to coordinate mental health services for inmates/residents. Ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and recommend changes. Ability to offer guidance and support to inmates/residents.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other human behavior related fields; plus two years of experience in a psychology, social welfare, rehabilitation counseling, or other related fields. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualification of certification/license as a an Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required if hired.

All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week in which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Resume are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.

If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.

If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.

Department Community Correction, Attn: Human Resource Section, Two Union National Plaza, 3rd Floor, 105 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Job Details
Position No.: 22083273
Class Code: M046C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: OSCEOLA
Job County/Region: Mississippi
Contact Information
Contact name: Cindy Russom
Phone: 501-682-9561
Email: cindy.russom@arkansas.gov
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