Therapist-Men’s Hope (#0387)

Announcement #0387-MH

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of
individuals recovering from substance abuse in and around the Jefferson County area. This
position is located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Office Location: 201 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:
The therapist is responsible for providing individualized, comprehensive counseling, education,
and other therapeutic interventions and treatment services for adult patients with substance use
disorders. The therapist works closely with the treatment coordinator and director of behavioral
health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide individual, group and family counseling to adult men who have a substance use
disorder at the Men’s Hope residential
-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 seek and provide resources
-To serve as a liaison between the client and other service providers as needed
-Linkage and referral; 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, director of behavioral health,
clinical director, chief operating officer and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral health with a clinical
practicum required
-At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services
preferred
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health
(AADA/ADC Certification) preferred, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within thirty
months of hire
-Must be eligible for Medicaid approval

Job Salary:
$38,000 – $42,000

Hours:
F/T, Exempt – 40 hours a week
Monday -, Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (some evenings may be required according to clients’ needs)

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, licensed counselors or licensed social workers.

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 (TH-0387-MH)
* 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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