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Substance Abuse Counselor - Adolescents

Company: CADAS
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: A Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for counseling clients and/or families with alcohol and drug dependency Duties and Responsibilities: - Substance Abuse Counselor will perform client assessments to determine level of addiction - Develop and implement a plan of treatment and aftercare plans for the client and/or family - Evaluate client progress and revise treatment plan, as needed - Substance Abuse Counselor will provide client and family education about addiction, the recovery phase, and relapse prevention techniques - Knowledgeable of community resources available for clients and families - Assume case management responsibilities for assigned clients - Substance Abuse Counselor will demonstrate the ability to perform crisis intervention - Substance Abuse Counselor will present client cases for discussion with the multidisciplinary team - Develop, implement, and coordinate educational classes and therapy programs - Maintain referral source and responds appropriately - Responsible for client, staff, and self-safety at all times - Substance Abuse Counselor will maintain client records Regulatory Requirements: - Master's Degree in a related field and/or an active National Certification in addiction - Minimum of two years training and/or clinical experience in substance abuse counseling desired - Within four years will have obtained licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor or actively pursuing higher education degree - Valid Driver's License required

Keywords: CADAS, Chattanooga , Substance Abuse Counselor - Adolescents, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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