CERTIFIED ALCOHOL DRUG COUNSELOR

Revive Life House – Lexington, KY

Job Summary

POSITION SUMMARY:

As Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, it will be your responsibility to provide substance abuse treatment to clients through individual, group and/or family counseling sessions and development of case plans while working with treatment team to provide continuity of treatment to client. These duties apply to the Revive Life House operated by Revive Ministries, Inc.

Schedule: 8am – 5pm

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meeting with clients to evaluate their health and substance problem
  • Identifying issues and create goals and treatment plans
  • Teaching clients coping mechanisms
  • Helping clients work on skill set to pursue jobs or reestablish their career
  • Lead group therapy sessions
  • Maintain records per Revive Life House Policies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

BACKGROUND/EDUCATION:

  • An individual with a bachelor’s degree or greater in any field from an accredited college or university.
  • Be proficient in both group and individual counseling.
  • Be able to develop treatment plans with specific goals and objectives corresponding to each client’s needs.
  • Be comfortable in meeting with clients to evaluate their substance abuse problems and deliver appropriate education and treatment services.
  • Work in conjunction with clinical team to coordinate needed services for clients.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Must have knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]); computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs/ MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet familiarity.

Experience working with individuals and families who have various mental, behavioral, and substance abuse conditions CADC certification or working towards certification as TCADC.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must have organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written format.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have ability to work independently and work in a stressful and busy environment.
  • Analyze treatment plans, which include the diagnosis of client behavioral and emotional problems.
  • Utilizing knowledge of a variety of therapeutic models and theories to understand and plan intervention strategies for a variety of patients
  • Monitoring patient progress and making changes to the therapeutic approach and best practice, evidenced based interventions based on patient response to treatment
  • Working collaboratively with the patient and appropriate others to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses priority needs of the patient, desired treatment outcomes, an agreed upon plan of action, and reassessment.

Job Type: Full-time

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