The Substance Abuse Counselor position will be responsible for facilitating program services, participating in individual sessions and facilitating group therapy sessions.
- Facilitating groups as assigned and documenting client participation.
- Providing crisis and/or supportive counseling, as needed.
- Greeting new clients and orienting them to campus as requested by Management.
- Assist with ASA (against staff advice) prevention and intervention, identifying early warning signs and accessing all resources.
- Completing all chart notes within 72 hours of service delivery, utilizing DAP format, as appropriate.
- Charting all process groups, didactic groups, individual counseling sessions, significant client interactions, and collateral contacts, as required.
- Completing incident reports as required and notifying appropriate administration when necessary.
- Effectively and promptly reporting potential disciplinary issues to the Leadership team.
- Must be fully licensed as an LCDC, LPC, or other Qualified Credentialed Counselor.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field preferred
- Experience in the field of chemical dependency required
- Daring Way certification preferred
- Prior family counseling experience preferred
- Basic knowledge is required in the following areas: relapsing nature of substance disorders, family dynamics, DSM criteria for psychiatric disorders commonly occurring with substance use disorders; basic pharmacology and neurophysiology of addiction and dual disorders and twelve step programs