LICENSED CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELOR

Job description

Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, this position provides clinical services to adults with identified mental health or substance use diagnosis.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conduct Assessment and generate treatment plans

  • Maintain caseload and provide individual and group therapy, as well as case management as needed.

  • Completes clinical documentation in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Encouraging, supporting, and listening to patients

  • Educating clients on strategies and coping skills

  • Maintaining good working relationships with support networks, government resources, and community resources

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with chemically dependent individuals

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with clients, colleagues, and community resources

  • Excellent time management skills; organized and able to prioritize

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with multiple clients

  • Able to organize and manage large amounts of files, schedules, dates, and information

  • Calm and cool-headed with a positive attitude

  • Self-directed and self-motivated

  • Comfortable with building personal relationships and dedicated to helping others.

  • Fulfill documentation requirements of the position accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Use inclusive, culturally appropriate language and attitudes with all residents and staff.

  • Continue to develop professional skill by maintaining certification through required coursework.

  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients and avoid dual relationships within the community.

 

Licensure and Certification Requirement

CDCA required; LCDC II or higher, LSW, LPC preferred

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