• Addictions Counselor

    Posted on June 23, 2020 by in
    Published
    June 23, 2020
    Location
    Chicago
    Job Type
    Full-Time
    Certification Type
    CADC
    Company Name
    Drexel Counseling Services
    Your Name
    Andre Newsome
    Address 1
    936 E. 93rd Street

    Description

    Job Title:                              Addictions Counselor

    Reports to:                           Assistant Director

    Purpose:     Provide Counseling for Individuals with SUD’s

     

    Duties:   Conduct Screenings and Assessments,       Manage Case Load,  Provide Individual Counseling,   Facilitate Group Counseling,   Manage Client Files,      Identify problems and create goals, Setting up Aftercare Plan, Attend Weekly Staffing Sessions/Determine appropriate level of Care, Participate in staff training and staff development, Complete Other Duties as assigned.                                Requirements: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree desired- Arts or Science, Social Work, Sociology, or any related field from an accredited institution.  CADC Certification a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills,  Maintain Credentials, Behave Ethically, Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals, Counseling clients’ in-group or individual sessions to help them to cope with any abuse problems,

    Facilitate family education groups.

    Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress with that of treatment goals using the DAP style.

    Collaborating with team counselors to coordinate and plan treatment.

    Modifying treatment plans depending on the progress in client status.

    Planning and conducting programs to combat social difficulties or improve counseling and health.

    Referring patients, clients, or families to community resources available for treatment or housing.

    Maintain strict confidentiality.

    Supervise and direct other workers providing services to patients.

    Skills/Specifications:     Strong desire to assist people suffering from Substance Use Disorders., Ability to gain confidence, trust and respect of the patient, Ability to maintain emotional distance from clients. Strong computer skills,  Be self-directed,  Knowledge of  12 step programs a must, personal recovery experience not a must,

    Work Hours: Monday Thru Friday: 5:45 am -2:30 pm

    Qualifications:  ICB Certified (CADC), Five years-experience required in substance abuse treatment. Experience with Person Centered and Trauma Informed treatment systems of care. Experience Counseling Ex-Offenders a plus, Experience Providing supportive Services/Case Management a plus.

     

    Compensation:                 TBD

    Send all resumes to Andre Newsome, anewsome@drexelcounseling.org

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