Life Skills Instructor

Job Title Life Skills Instructor

City Pampa

State TX

Position Status Full-Time

Facility Information The Baten Transfer Facility program has been designed to assist offenders in understanding the negative impact that addiction and/or poor behavioral choices has had in their lives, and reduce the likelihood of relapse. The program's overarching goal is to teach offenders how to construct alternative thoughts and behaviors. Throughout the program, they will be given the opportunity to practice these new skills in group and in day-to-day situations before returning to the community.

Essential Functions Responsible for performing education work with the cognitive intervention program. Work involves planning, coordinating, and implementing activities; and coordinating with other departments to ensure the maximum utilization for resources available in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives.
Essential Functions:
1. Provides didactic sessions according to designated curricula within the program. Presents cognitive intervention education and life skills classes to assist offenders with basic education on these topics.
2. Guides and assists clients in complying with facility rules and regulations. Supervises client offender work functions in accordance with program policies such as morning wake up routines according to established schedules. Notifies appropriate personnel of offenders failing to comply with policies and procedures.
3. Monitors offender behavior and reports incidents, inappropriate or unusual behaviors to appropriate treatment team staff.
4. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.

Education and Experience High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate's degree in the field of psychology, sociology, counseling,
social work, criminal justice, education, nursing, or health is preferred; related experience is a plus.

Requisition Number 11529BR

Equal Opportunity Statement Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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