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Individual and Family Therapist

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse.

Position Summary:
The Individual and Family Therapist is responsible for providing individual and family counseling to program participants and their families. The Therapist works closely with the Treatment Services Manager and Clinical Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual and family counseling to program participants.
-Conduct treatment classes according to the approved curriculum.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Work with clients to develop individualized service plans.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum, required.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services, preferred.
-Current certification and / or licensure preferred.
-Must meet Medicaid eligibility requirements.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Job Salary: 
$36,000 - $42,000
Hours: 
Full-time / Exempt, Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. All of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Individual & FamilyTherapist). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter, the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 5:00pm

Therapist (Part-time)--Colbert County

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse in the Colbert County, Muscle Shoals Alabama area.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling to clients. The Therapist works closely with the Clinical Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group and family counseling to participants.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing or a related field with:) a clinical practicum, or 2) certification as a substance abuse counselor.
-At least five years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.

Job Salary: 
$18.00 - $20.00 per hour
Hours: 
Part-time (25 hours per week). Groups are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5pm-8pm
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. All of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Colbert Co. Therapist). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter, the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 5:00pm

Therapist (Part-time)--Lowndes County

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse in the Lowndes County, Hayneville Alabama area.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling to clients. The Therapist works closely with the Clinical Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group and family counseling to participants.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.
Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing or a related field with:) a clinical practicum, or 2) certification as a substance abuse counselor.
-At least five years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.

Job Salary: 
$18.00 - $20.00 per hour
Hours: 
Part-time (20 hours per week) Groups are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 5pm-8pm
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. All of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Lowndes Co. Therapist). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter, the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:00pm