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Jail Evaluation Counselor (part-time)

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Prelude Behavioral Services is a CARF accredited organization that provides substance abuse and behavioral health services.  We have a part-time position for Jail Evaluation Counselor in Iowa City.  Responsibilities for this key position include:


Responsibilities include:

- Attending initial appearance hearings at the court house or jail prior to meeting with clients. 

- Assessing clients through standardized individual jail-based evaluation interviews.

- Completing appropriate evaluations on clients prior to them being released from jail.  

- Writing evaluation summary letters for each evaluation completed and assists clients in initiating recommended treatment services whenever possible. 

- Maintaining client records per agency standards and completes all required forms as specified by agency policy.  Completes online and paper data reporting requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

- Preparing monthly and/or quarterly reports on jail data.   


Schedule is Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; approximately 12-15 hours a week.


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required.  One year of experience, preferably in the substance abuse field desired. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 


Prelude Behavioral Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabilities

Posted 05/10/17

Job ID: 21864471