Announcement #0615

Position Summary:
The therapist is responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive counseling and treatment services for individuals who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder or a co-occurring disorder. Area served is Lee County.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide individual, group and family counseling to adult men and/or women, including women who may be pregnant or post-partum, and/or adolescents who are receiving treatment for a substance use disorder or a co-occurring disorder.

-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.

-Crisis and family intervention and involvement.

-To serve as a liaison between the client and other service providers as needed.
-To document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the treatment coordinator.

-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Behavioral Health, Counseling, or Social Work with a clinical practicum required
-At least two years’ experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred

-Ability to be eligible to perform Medicaid approved activities and be certified at a QSAP I level
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (AADC/ADC, LPC, LICSW, LMFT, LMSW) preferred, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within 30 months

Benefits: Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave.

Travel Requirements:

-If travel is required, must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation.

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Hours/Schedule: Full-time, Exempt, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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