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Therapist-Assessment | Aletheia House


Announcement #0488

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide behavioral health services to adult men and women who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder, including an opiod use disorder.  The area served is Jefferson 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 Jefferson County area and surrounding counties.  The assessment therapist works closely with the treatment coordinator and chief operating officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.


Location of Position: Birmingham, AL

Office Location of Position:  201 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham, AL 35204

Primary Responsibilities:

-Conduct psycho-social assessments to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse disorder in the Jefferson 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, 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:



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.

Job Salary:

$44,000 to $48,000



F/T, exempt, Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Total – 40 hours per week


To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to: jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.  Please insert in the subject line (ATH-0488)

* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*


Closing Date-Time:

Open until filled

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