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PRO.A / JOBS Substance Abuse Counselor: Foundations Wellness Center of Pennsylvania, LLC – York, PA

Substance Abuse Counselor: Foundations Wellness Center of Pennsylvania, LLC – York, PA

Post Date: 1/16/18
Type of Position: Clinical
Title:ツSubstance Abuse Counselor

Required education: Master’s

Required experience:

  • Substance Abuse Counseling: 1 year
  • Substance Abuse Field: 1 year

Description:ツThe primary therapist is plays a critical role in the delivery of care. Primary therapists are responsible for developing rapport with clients in an effort to effectively assess, address and treat mental health and substance abuse disorders. Concurrently, the primary therapist is responsible for helping clients address issues related to family dynamics, self-esteem, etc. and also for connecting clients to needed services that are not offered.

Essential Job Duties:

-Demonstrates an understanding of the principals of addiction and other problems related to substance abuse.

-Demonstrates knowledge of models and theories for treatment of substance abuse and mental health disorders.

-Effectively and appropriately applies models to develop treatment plans that address individual client needs.

-Demonstrates an understanding of the psychological, behavioral, physical health and social effects of psychoactive substances on the clients.

-Recognizes the importance of family, social networks and community systems in the treatment & recovery process.

-Understand the importance of research and outcome data in clinical practice.

-Understand the value of an interdisciplinary approach to treatment.

-Understand the established diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders and describe treatment modalities and placement criteria.

-Demonstrates ability to tailor treatment strategies to the clients stage of dependence, change and recovery.

-Provides treatment services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the client

Contact Information: To apply, please clickツhere.