Therapist-Mother’s Hope, Birmingham, AL(#0428)

Aletheia House is looking for a Mother’s Hope therapist who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse in the Birmingham, AL area.  The area served is Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

Office Location:

4246 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:

The Mother’s Hope therapist will provide counseling for substance abuse disorders, psycho-social assessments and group/class services to adult women in residential treatment.  The Mother’s Hope therapist works closely with the treatment coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:

-To provide treatment for substance use disorders to adult women in residential treatment

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

-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, 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

-Ability to be eligible to perform Medicaid approved activities and be certified as a QSAP I

-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 after 30 months

-Must have valid and current Driver’s License

-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Travel Requirements:

-Minimal travel required (trainings and meetings)

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

-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

 

Job Salary: 

$38,500.00 – $42,000.00

 

Hours: 

F/T Exempt, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 40 hours a week.

 

Benefits:

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.

 

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to (205) 203-4843, apply at:  www.specialkindofcaring.org, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Insert in the subject line (TH-0428).

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

 

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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