Therapist -Drug Court (#0505) Birmingham

Announcement #0505

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide comprehensive treatment services for individuals, groups, and families who are enrolled in Drug Court and who have a substance use disorder in Jefferson County.

Location of Position:  Finley Outpatient Counseling Center

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

Position Summary:
The drug court therapist is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling to clients in drug court. The drug court therapist works closely with the treatment coordinator and chief operating officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group, and family counseling to mandated drug court participants.

-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed.

-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 treatment coordinator, chief operating officer, and/or executive director.

 

Qualifications:

-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

 

Job Salary:

$40,000.00 – $45,000.00

Hours:

F/T, Exempt, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – 40 hours a week

Travel:

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

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

-Minimal travel required for staffing, team meetings, agency training, and quarterly meetings

-Must have valid and current Driver’s License

-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Benefits:

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

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.

Reference Job Code:  TH-0505

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

 

Closing Date-Time:

Open until filled

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