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Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Galena Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The Counselor III provides Substance Use Disorder Counseling and Substance Use Disorder Education for Intensive Outpatient patients and their families; provides case management services; communicating and working with all clinical staff, utilization management, and referral sourcesResponsibilities

  • Facilitates treatment from the time of admission through discharge to include group counseling, individual counseling, family counseling, and treatment planning. -
  • Documentation of all services provided within given timeframes.
  • Facilitates educational groups as assigned. -
  • Participates in crisis management and interventions as needed.
  • Develops and implements complex treatment and discharge plans for clients with substance use disorder; and conducts intensive or comprehensive interventions as necessary.
  • Serves as a professional and provides clinical guidance to other counselors as needed. Audits client records prepared by others to ensure compliance with required documentation and service delivery. Provides assessments and guidance as necessary to resolve complex case problems. -Demonstrates and/or instructs on appropriate procedures, modalities and techniques.
  • Develops and presents introductory and continuing education programs on subjects related to assigned specialty for other counselors or technicians. -
  • Collaborates with supervisor or other psychiatric, social work, or medical professionals on specific case-related issues to maintain continuity of care, and to aid in achieving therapeutic and restorative goals for clients.
  • Creates positive working relationships with local social service agencies, EAP, referral sources and community organizations. -Researches and evaluates services provided by each to utilize them as sources in client referrals
  • Serves on a variety of department or site committees necessary to plan and evaluate treatment programs and client services and to continuously improve treatment protocols, procedures, and results.
  • Performs staff on duty responsibilities, ensuring effective operation of therapeutic treatment milieu within the treatment community. -Initiates crises management and conflict resolution interventions; completes incident reports; and collaborates with departmental staff of clients' disruptive behaviors, or potential threats to safety of others or themselves.This is a -Full-Time -position. -To learn more about our programs, please visit -parcbh.com.
    Qualifications
    • Associates degree in a human service-related discipline and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with a minimum of 5 years' experience, or
    • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with a minimum of 15 years of experience. -
      Additional Information
      We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Location: Galena Park, TX - 77547 , PL: 531111277

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Houston , Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Other , Galena Park, Texas

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