Job Title: Substance Abuse Therapist
Supervisor: Lucy Douglas
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field
Two years post master’s experience working with substance abuse
Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
Ability to perform group instruction and activities
Knowledge of alcohol/drug addictions to include the 12 steps and the Disease Model of Addiction
Willingness to work a few evenings per week
Knowledge of the Limestone/Morgan County area and community agencies
Effective planning skills
Synopsis of Duties:
Perform individual intake assessments
Conduct individual, group and family therapy
Collaborate with internal and external staff (i.e. Mental Health Center, New Horizons Recovery Center, Drug Court Personnel, etc)
Perform documentation requirements regarding clients, i.e. treatment plans, progress notes, assessments, etc.
Attend drug court sessions, graduations of program, staff treatment team meetings, required training, etc.
Conduct follow up with clients
Maintain timely and accurate documentation in client charts
Perform crisis intervention as needed
Other duties as assigned by Director
Ability to complete off site therapeutic interventions and assessments .
Job Type: Full-time