Behavioral Health Counselor


: $51,990.00 - $74,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Correctional healthcare is not just a job. Its a calling.
By choosing a career with Corizon Health you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Counselor with Corizon Health:
  • Supervises offender case files and ensures that necessary documents are maintained and filed. Ensures offender records reflect accuracy and adherence to State/Federal guidelines.
  • Supervises intake and discharge procedures for offender caseload.
  • Responsible for the assessment and development of treatment plans and progress notes for specific offender caseload.
  • Assists in the selection and application of therapeutic techniques designed to modify offender behaviors.
  • Participates in staff meetings and attends training sessions as required.
  • Assists in planning type and frequency of services given to offenders; develops and implements changes in services as necessary.
  • Ensures that offender confidentiality and offender rights are being maintained.
  • Maintains clinical files for each offender on assigned caseloads. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Conducts offender assessments and completes necessary paperwork.
    • Updates clinical files after each individual counseling session, clinical group, or for other reasons pertinent to management of the case.
      • Conducts individual counseling sessions according to the rules and routines of the program.
      • Conducts clinical group sessions including but not limited to branch groups and special groups.
  • Supervise program residents in various departments and job functions as assigned.
  • Conducts Behavioral health education seminars and groups.
  • Liaison with education programs.
  • Daily review and sign-off on all case management paperwork.
  • Graduation from a Masters level program in mental health field.
  • Minimum of two years employment in a social work capacity in a public or private agency or equivalent.
  • Corrections experience preferred.
  • CPR Certification
  • Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report.
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Associated topics: behavioral, casework, clinical, clinician, family, forensic, lmsw, rww, social service, tirr * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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