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Addiction Counselor

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Severn
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNew Life is searching for a dynamic Addiction Counselor-- to join our team.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carries a caseload of clients, guiding and motivating them through treatment and into a stable recovery
  • Conducts group therapy sessions and-- counsels addicted clients on one-to-one basis.--
  • Works with client's family members as needed.
  • Formulates therapeutic goals with the client and assists in the actions necessary to carry out goals.
  • Observes, records, and reports on the conditions of-- clients and works with-- vocational rehabilitation, parole/probation officers, social services, and other organizations-- to assist clients in adjusting to community life.
  • Completes assessments and places clients in treatment based on ASAM criteria.--
  • Refers clients to the appropriate self-help group as part of their treatment contract
  • May be required to gather data for the purpose of program development and evaluation.
  • Performs related duties as assignedThis is a full-time position.Qualifications
    • CAC-AD, CSC-AD, ADT Certification or LCADC, LGADC license from the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.
    • CPR / CPI Certification or willingness to pursue certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor preferred.
    • Knowledge of 12-step recovery programs.
    • Ability to work with male/female, adult (18-over) substance abuse/dually diagnosed population.Additional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.----- --All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.-- For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at-- discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/-- PandoLogic. Keywords: Addiction Counselor, Location: Severn, MD - 21144

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Severn , Addiction Counselor, Other , Severn, Maryland

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