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Substance Abuse Counselor

Company: Comprehensive Treatment Centers
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: ---SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE ---Lawrence Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Lawrence, MA, is part of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, the leading provider of medication-assisted treatment in the nation. Our counseling team provides compassionate, high-quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder.Your Job as a Substance Abuse Counselor:The Substance Abuse Counselor is instrumental in our patient's treatment and recovery from opioid use disorder. Substance Abuse Counselors provide high quality, compassionate care through various mediums which include both individual and group counseling sessions. The Substance Abuse Counselor will plan, oversee, facilitate and document their patient's recovery as well as provide leadership and guidance for the activities of other personnel. ---Our Benefits ---Medical, dental, and vision insuranceAcadia Healthcare 401(k) planPaid vacation and sick timeEarly morning work hours offering a great work/life balanceOpportunity for growth that is second to none in the industryFull time shift hours are Monday Friday 6:00 AM 2:00 PM, allowing you to enjoy a great work/life balance.Your Responsibilities as a Substance Abuse Counselor:Conduct individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required; Conduct group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required; May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions; Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients; Prepare an individual treatment plans for each assigned patient; Ensure all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner; May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients; Provide crisis intervention to patients, as needed; May plan for aftercare for assigned patients; May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested; May provide case management duties for patients, insuring individualized quality care; Evaluate patient' needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities are needed; and,Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Your Skills and Qualifications as a Substance Abuse Counselor:Bachelor's degree in social or health services field with 2+ years' experience in counseling field; or bachelor's degree inother field with 4+ years' experience in the counseling field; Master's degree in social or health services field with 1+ years' experience in counseling field; degree must be from an accredited college or universityPrevious experience providing counseling, guidance and direction in a substance abuse/addiction recovery environment requiredPrior knowledge/experience working with MAT (medication assisted treatment) highly preferredLicenses/Certifications:LADC, LICSW, CADC, or LMHC preferred, not requiredAHCTC

Keywords: Comprehensive Treatment Centers, Haverhill , Substance Abuse Counselor, Other , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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