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PRO.A / JOBS Acadia Healthcare; Substance Abuse Counselor

Acadia Healthcare; Substance Abuse Counselor

Post Date: 5/04/17
Type of Position: Clinical
Title:Β Substance Abuse Counselor
Qualifications:Β 

β€’ Bachelor’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences with 1 year of prior Substance Abuse Counseling experience is preferred
β€’ Master’s Degree preferred
β€’ Excellent Verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
β€’ Time management & organizational skill
β€’ Love to smile! Want to make a difference!
β€’ Great organizational skills.

Description:Β Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, our counselors are ultimately responsible for providing individual and group therapy to patients with a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency. Additional responsibilities include:

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizing knowledge of a variety of therapeutic models and theories to understand and plan intervention strategies for a variety of patients
Monitoring patient progress and making changes to the therapeutic approach and best practice, evidenced based interventions based on patient response to treatment
Working collaboratively with the patient and appropriate others to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses priority needs of the patient, desired treatment outcomes, an agreed upon plan of action, and reassessment;
Maintaining patient records related to screening, intake, treatment, continuing care, progress toward goals and objectives, discharge summary, and treatment outcomes that are accurate, concise, timely, and useful for coordinating treatment team planning, monitoring, and review.
Coordinating and cooperating with local agencies and organizations necessary to expedite treatment for each patient.

Amazing Hours!
Our hours are earlier than many places, typically 6:00AM to 2:30PM, this gives our counselors more time to pursue part-time schooling and hobbies in the evenings and weekends. Hours may vary by location.
Contact Information: To apply clickΒ HERE.