FOTEP is a fast paced residential program for women and women with their children. We target substance abuse and criminal behaviors to assist female parolees in successfully achieving their healthy life goals and dreams. We do this is a gender responsive and trauma informed manner appreciating the unique needs of our clients. The Supervising Counselor works directly supporting the program structure and documentation as well as overseeing the AOD Counselors. The ability to work independently and in conjunction with a small close knit team is required.
The Supervising Counselor is responsible for direct supervision of counseling staff. Functions include conducting weekly individual supervision, auditing files to assure accurate documentation of services, auditing and monitoring medication distribution, and assuring overall health and safety for the facilities and all program participants. Works in conjunction with the staff team to supervise development of treatment plans focused on recovery from substance abuse as well as other issues that could be a barrier to participants’ healthy lifestyles (i.e. life skills, criminal behaviors, health/mental health problems, educational/vocational challenges, etc.).