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Substance Abuse Counselor

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Acadia Healthcare Kelso , WA 98626

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description: Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor for our Kelso Treatment Solutions Comprehensive Treatment Center. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 5:00am-2:30pm and Saturday 6:00am-09:30am.

Kelso Treatment Solutions, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics

The Substance Abuse Counselor is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients receiving care in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems; assists with modifying problem behaviors; may also provide counseling services to families of patients receiving care through an outpatient setting.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;

  • Conducts group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;

  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;

  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;

  • Prepares individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;

  • Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;

  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;

  • Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;

  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;

  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;

  • May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care;

  • Evaluates patient's needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • HS graduate or equivalent required; prefer bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or university

  • No previous experience in field required. Experience in counseling field instruction/internship or similar practicum through education or certification process

Licenses/Certifications:

  • CDP or CDPT Licensure or certification for counseling, as may be required by the state in which the facility operates; OR state license or certification eligible within the timeframe designated by the clinic's individual guidance

Company Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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