Counselor DIOP

BENEFITS

  • Accrue 20 PTO days the first year of employment
  • Eligible for health insurance after 30 days of employment
  • Eligible to participate in 401K program after 90 days of employment with up to a 3% agency match
  • 8 paid holidays
  • commuter assistance

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Utilizes the ASAM criteria to assure perspective clients are placed in the appropriate level of care.

2. Conducts group and individual counseling and maintains accurate documentation of the same.

3. Maintains compliance with all funding sources and is aware of conditions of Annex A.

4. Urinalysis surveillance and transportation of specimens to lab for testing as needed.

5. Accurately documents services provided to assure accuracy of billing.

6. Prepares and submits timely monthly progress reports to legal entities for referred clients.

7. Participates in unit meetings providing accurate reports on the clinical performance of clients.

8. Performs Outpatient Drug Free services for U.S. Courts, individual counseling, group therapy, Federal urinalysis testing and monthly progress reports

9. Responsible for formulation of realistic treatment plans with client, which includes goals, objectives and target dates.

10. Responsible for conducting the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center Program.

11. Secures and maintains credentials to provide alcohol/drug counseling services.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Capable of identifying and ranking problems and the ability to identify the treatment methods and resources to be utilized based on individual client needs.

2. Ability to demonstrate responsiveness and flexibility as client's needs and priorities shift.

3. Capable of writing  concise and thorough reports

4. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all client information in accordance with regulatory agencies.

5. Ability to formulate agreed upon immediate long-term goals using behavioral terms in the written treatment plan.

6. Capable of identifying the treatment methods and resources to be utilized as appropriate for the individual client.

7. Ability to apply techniques to assist the client, group and family in examining the client's behavior, attitudes and feelings if appropriate in the treatment setting.

8. Demonstrate the ability to interact with the client in an appropriate therapeutic manner.

9. Capable of coordinating services for client care.

10. Ability to recognize the elements of the client crisis and implement an immediate course of action appropriate to the crisis, while enhancing the overall treatment by utilizing crisis events.

11. Capable of presenting relevant alcohol and other drug use/abuse information to the client through formal and informal processes.

12. Ability to match client needs and/or problems to appropriate resources.

13. Capable of preparing reports and relevant records integrating available information to facilitate the continuum of care.  Ability to chart pertinent ongoing information pertaining to the client, while utilizing relevant information from written documents for client care.

14. Ability to respect all cultures and ethnic differences

SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

QUALIFICATIONS:

CADC, LCADC, LSW or LAC

JBRC reserves the right to revise or change this description and the duties and responsibilities herein as the need arises.  This description does not in any way constitutes a written or implied contract of employment.