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Addictions Substance Abuse Counselors

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Severn
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY

  • Provides direct rehabilitative services to chemically addicted patients, guiding them to normal community life by performing the following duties.
  • The successful candidate that will be selected to join a dynamic and growing team of professionals will provide training in substance abuse prevention and sobriety maintenance, incorporating a 12-step focus and -must -be -CAC certified and/or have ADT Trainee Status in the State of Maryland.
  • Must be able to work with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance abuse in the community as well as in groups.
  • This position also will provide transportation to and from community activities and AA/NA meetings. Developing monthly activity calendar identifying community resources to support sobriety and resources.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Perform drug screens when necessary.
    • Complete the required documentation, which includes, but not limited to individual treatment plans and progress notes.
    • Organize and facilitate social and recreational activities appropriate for ACT clientele.
    • Provide case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team; assume responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the ITP; provide individual supportive counselling; assist in symptom management, ensuring immediate changes are made in the treatment plans as client's needs change. Educate and support client's families, and advocate for client rights and preferences.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessment of all domains of a person's life.
    • Provide on call crisis intervention when assigned covering night-time and weekend hours.In addition, the Substance Abuse Counsellor:
      • MUST be CAC CERTIFIED or hold TRAINEE STATUS with Maryland Board of Professional Counsellors.
      • HAVE A VALID MD DRIVERS LICENSE.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Severn , Addictions Substance Abuse Counselors, Other , Severn, Maryland

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