Assessment Therapist, P/T Huntsville (#0374)

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

Position Summary:

The assessment therapist is responsible for completion of adult placement assessment and providing psycho-social assessments to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse disorders in the Madison County area and surrounding counties.  The assessment therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.


Location of Position:  Huntsville, AL


Office Location of Position:  1525 Sparkman Drive, NW, Huntsville, Alabama  35816


Primary Responsibilities:

-Conduct psycho-social assessments to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse disorder in the Madison County area and surrounding counties, with an emphasis on potential program participants with an opioid use disorder

-Completion of adult placement assessment

-Making appropriate referrals based on assessment information for the appropriate level of care for client

-Complete all intake assessment paperwork and submit for billing and review

-Provide assessment counseling to potential program participants

-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 Treatment Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director




-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum – required

-Must be eligible to be certified as a Medicaid provider at a QSAP 1 level within 30 months

-Current certification and/or licensure preferred

-Motor Vehicle Report – required


Travel Requirements:

-Minimal travel is required to travel to quarterly staff meetings

-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation

-Must have a current Driver’s License and good driving record

-Motor Vehicle Report required

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included




Job Salary: 

$20.00 Hourly



P/T, non-exempt, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Total – up to 10-15 hours a week


To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to:  Please insert in the subject line (ATH-0374).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.


Closing Date-Time: 

Mon, 03/09/2020 – 5:00pm

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