Master's Level Substance Abuse Counselor
Posted on: June 11, 2019
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides clinical services to include individual
and group therapy to clients in the FITT program which is a
multi-disciplinary team serving clients with complex substance
abuse concerns as well as clients dealing with co-occurring
concerns. Individual therapy will be provided in the community.
Assessment, diagnosis, information and referral and case management
also provided. Collaboration with team members as well as
collateral contacts in the community. Participates in program
planning, case consultation and staffing. Initiates and coordinates
case supervision/treatment planning activities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master s Degree in Social Work, Psychology
or a related field preferred; 2-3 years experience in a mental
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency
Treatment or Drug and Alcohol Counselor experience preferred.
License eligible/registered intern preferred.
SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Substance abuse,
addictions, mental health, cognitive behavior treatment and
motivational interviewing. Highly motivated, self-directed, able to
communicate and interact well with other providers and agencies in
the community with which clients might be engaged.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES:
Develop therapeutic rapport with clients Meet with clients as
scheduled to aid in development of therapeutic relationships.
Diagnostic Assessment Formulate a provisional diagnostic assessment
based on information presented, identify need for risk assessment.
Concurrent Documentation Completes documentation within 24 hours.
Provide individual, family and group therapy to individuals for
mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. Screenings Complete
screenings for depression, suicide, drug use, home assessment, etc.
Treatment Planning Developing, writing, implementing, evaluating
and revising overall treatment goals/objectives and plans per
ongoing assessment of needs and input from the individual using
individual strengths. Therapeutic Interventions Use of empirically
based modalities to engage and manage their mental health or
substance abuse diagnosis. Referrals Complete, document and follow
up on referrals. Discharge/close referrals Discharge clients who
successfully complete therapy services and those who fail to follow
through. Other Related Duties Peer Reviews, consultation, attend
staffings, work with community partners, state reporting, follow
contract policies and processes, state reporting, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Moderate noise levels as found
in a business office with computer & printers. The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.
Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear, and smell
continually. Ability to stand, walk and reach frequently. Ability
to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch occasionally.
POSITION TYPE, EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK AND TRAVEL: This is a
full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per
week, Monday through Friday; must be able to work weekends,
holidays, and flexible hours.
TIME TYPE:Full time
Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our
employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy.
Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for
* HEALTH & WELLNESS
* Medical Coverage
* Dental Coverage
* Vision Coverage
* Flexible Spending Account
* Health Savings Account
* Short Term Disability
* Long Term Disability - Company Paid
* Wellness Programs - Company Paid
* FINANCIAL WELLBEING
* Competitive Compensation Packages
* Life Insurance - Company Paid
* Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
* 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
* Retirement and Financial Planning Services
* Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless,
Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
* Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National
Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
* You have rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act
* CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH
* At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We
provide company paid professional training for various skills,
certifications, and continuing education
* Tuition Reimbursement (subject to budget and region/state
* Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our
employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5
state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
* Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and
* Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence
teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
* WORK LIFE BALANCE
* Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal
Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
* Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life
* Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal
problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job
performance, health, mental and emotional well-being
Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual
orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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