|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
|Corrections Treatment Specialist
- Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Management of Material Resources: Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
- Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.
- Write reports describing offenders' progress.
- Develop liaisons and networks with other parole officers, community agencies, correctional institutions, psychiatric facilities, and aftercare agencies to plan for helping offenders with life adjustments.
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Review transcripts to ensure that students meet graduation or college entrance requirements and write letters of recommendation.
- Provide information for teachers and staff members involved in helping students or graduates identify and pursue employment opportunities.
- Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children's progress, resolve behavioral, academic, and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs.
- Science: Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Conduct chemical dependency program orientation sessions.
- Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
- Provide clients or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.