Certified SUD Counelors Needed

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Job Detail

  • Experience 2 Years
  • Industry Substance use disorder treatment
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Job Title: Certified Substance Use Disorder Counselor
Clinically Reports To: Clinical Director & Program Manager

Summary: Counselor can be substance abuse and/or mental health practitioners and their focus is the delivery of crisis prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and discharge planning services.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with admission and intake of clients to include assessment and crisis intervention.
  • Provide individual and group counseling, education & training groups, and support to individual clients and their families.
  • Work with clinical team to create an individual treatment plan and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Provide case management support, process documentation, conduct record reviews and quality assurance.
  • Monitor client progress and formulate effective and useful progress notes to aid in the mapping of client’s treatment progress, to be recorded in client health record.
  • Stay informed and in touch with community resources and support groups.
  • Educate family or friend caregivers on how to support client.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of the causes and effects of substance use on individuals and their families.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively; especially when providing client services.
  • Ability to exhibit characteristics such as being open-minded, empathetic, respectful, understanding, patient, flexible, neutral. Avoid assumptions, preconceived ideas and biases.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and appropriate boundaries with clients at all times.
  • Possess excellent technical skills. Ability to efficiently navigate Microsoft Office Suite and electronic health record software.

Education

  • Must be certified by CCAAP/CADTP/CAADE or hold an MFT/MSW degree
  • Adult CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Must present a negative TB Mantoux test and health screens for your file.
  • Must present a valid driver’s license.

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