Primary Counselor - Nova Recovery Center Near Austin Texas


 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




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