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PRO.A / JOBS Acadia Healthcare, New Castle; Substance Abuse Counselor I

Acadia Healthcare, New Castle; Substance Abuse Counselor I

Post Date: 12/5/17
Type of Position: Clinical
Title:ツSubstance Abuse Counselor I
Qualifications:

  • 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.

Description:ツThe Counselor I 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窶 needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Contact Information: To Apply, please clickツhere.