Company: Ams Practice Management- Recruitment Specialists
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Addictions CounselorThis individual is responsible for planning
and conducting therapeutic activities for both individuals and
groups within the program. They also counsel clients on an
individual and group basis and must have a significant to advanced
understanding of how therapeutic programs operate and how clients
progress through the treatment system and full continuum of care.
Duties may include, but are not limited to carrying out tasks in
the therapeutic care, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons with
substance use disorder(s) and/or mental health diagnoses;
facilitating and supervising individual and group counseling;
working with social service agencies, managed care organizations,
hospitals, clinics, courts, prisons and other entities in
coordinating client care; assisting clients in their access and
utilization of community resources; preparing treatment plans,
biopsychosocial histories, discharge/ aftercare plans, reports and
maintaining accurate records; encouraging, reassuring and giving
needed support; recommending educational and occupational training
and/or possibilities for placement; and completing assessments and
evaluations based on appropriate ASAM criteria. Work is performed
in accordance with established regulations, and policies and
procedures; however, employees are expected to exercise significant
initiative and independent judgment in discharging duties. Work is
reviewed by the Program Director and/or Clinical Supervisor through
an evaluation of the completion of assignments through individual
and group supervision.
- Treat all clients and staff with dignity and respect.
- Attend all team / staff meetings as required by Program
- Role model pro-social behavior.
- Be responsible for a caseload of clients, as identified by
program requirements and in accordance with state regulations.
- Complete required evaluations and assessments, including
clinical assessments and biopsychosocial histories, in accordance
with established program guidelines.
- Complete individual treatment plans upon clients admission, in
accordance with established program guideline.
- Document all clinical interventions performed within clients
electronic record, and complete monthly treatment reports.
- Maintain accurate electronic records on each client and ensure
the timely completion of tasks in accordance with established
program guidelines and level of care requirements.
- Conduct individual and group sessions based on clients level of
care and state regulations.
- Attend, participate, and when necessary, assist in the
facilitation of special events, such as retreats and trips.
- Moderate special groups and meetings, including family meetings
- Attend court hearings with clients.
- Monitor client progress and adjust treatment plans as
- Coordinate with agency and community resources to ensure a
thorough treatment plan.
- Assist clients with connecting to resources needed to reach
personal goals both during the course of treatment and in advance
of their discharge.
- Assist clients in developing a thorough discharge plan
addressing their most salient needs and maintain contact with
clients after discharge until they have been established with other
case management/social services.
- Ensure collection and documentation of urinalysis/ drug
screening samples to ensure compliance with treatment requirements.
QualificationsEducation, Training, and Experience Maryland
Education/ Licensure Requirements: The following licensure is
required: Masters degree and LCADC or Bachelors degree with CAC-AD
with supervisors letter from the Board of Professional Counselors
and TherapistsDistrict of Columbia Education/ Licensure
- DC Health Professional Licensing Administration (HPLA)
licensure as a Certified Addictions Counselors (CAC) Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Graduate Social Worker
(LGSW), or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
- Counselor I (CACI): Bachelors Degree
- Counselor II (CACII): Bachelors degree
- Counselor III (LGSW, LPC, LICSW): Masters degree in social work
or counseling Pennsylvania Education/ Licensure Requirements:
Counselor I: Associates Degree with two (2) years clinical
experience; or Bachelors degree with one (1) year clinical
experience Counselor II: Associates Degree with three (3) years
clinical experience; or Bachelors degree with two (2) years
clinical experience Counselor III: Bachelors degree with three (3)
years clinical experience; Masters degree in social work,
psychology, chemical dependency, counseling or nursing with no
experience required; or Masters degree in related field requires
one (1) year of experienceby Jobble
Keywords: Ams Practice Management- Recruitment Specialists, Baltimore , Addictions Counselor, Other , Baltimore, Maryland
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