Substance Abuse Counselor

Acadia Healthcare Inc. Lakeland , FL 33810

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description




Seeking: Substance Abuse/Dual Diagnoses Counselor

  • Outpatient Environment

Full Time Schedule: Monday

  • Friday, 5:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation

  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry

Our Team:

Lakeland Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Lakeland, FL, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder.

Your Job as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

The Substance Abuse Counselor is instrumental in our patient's treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Substance Abuse Counselors provide high quality, compassionate care through various mediums which include both individual and group counseling sessions.

Substance Abuse Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality, compassionate guidance in both individual and group counseling sessions.

  • Plan, oversee, facilitate and document patient's recovery.

  • Co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions as needed.

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

  • Prepare individual treatment plans for each assigned patient.

  • Initial assessments as well as follow up assessments.

  • Evaluate patient needs and determine if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed.

  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients.

  • Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed.

  • Provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care as needed.

  • Act as a liaison between referral sources and patients, as needed.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field, with 2+ years exp in counseling field; or

  • Master's degree in social or health services field, with 1 year professional work exp; degree must be from an accredited college or university.

  • Experience in addiction counseling/behavioral healthcare required

  • Prior experience in case management a plus

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