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.
-To provide individual, group and family counseling to adult men and 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, associate director of operations, chief operating officer and/or executive director.
-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
$46,000 – $53,000
Hours: Full-time, Exempt – 40 hours a week
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (some evenings may be required according to clients’ needs)
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare staff to become certified as addiction professionals, licensed counselors or licensed social workers.
Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment (including cover letter and resume) to email@example.com, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.
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