Substance Abuse Counselor 2

State Of Nevada Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 days ago

The Position

Substance Abuse Counselors perform professional duties in areas of screening, assessment, case management, education, and treatment of clients and perform related administrative duties and recordkeeping in accordance with the standards and requirements of the Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

This position is located at Southern Desert Correctional Center (SDCC), in Indian Springs, Nevada. Substance Abuse Counselors provide direct clinical services that include substance abuse counseling group facilitation, intakes/assessments, development of individualized treatment plans, and individual counseling.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors. Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.



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