Substance Abuse Counselor LADC LPC CADC Job at Able Recovery, Oklahoma City, OK

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  • Able Recovery
  • Oklahoma City, OK

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Benefits/Perks

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Work Environment
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Job Summary

We are seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team! As a Substance Abuse Counselor on the team, you will be handling a manageable caseload of patients looking to you for treatment and help to overcome a wide variety of addiction issues. Your role will be to support and uplift your clients, offering resources and support for them, creating and implementing treatment options, and identifying core issues that could be contributing to their abuse. The ideal candidate is compassionate, has excellent communication skills, and has experience working with people struggling with addiction and abuse. 

Responsibilities 

  • Handle a manageable caseload of patients 
  • Interview consumers and complete intake assessments
  • Implement the Twelve Core Functions of Substance Abuse
  • Document prompt, accurate progress notes, and treatment plans
  • Provide effective individual, group, and family counseling specific to addiction treatment
  • Perform discharge planning or referrals to inpatient settings when necessary
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and training events
  • Keep up-to-date on licensure, continuing education credits, and credentials
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Identify core underlying issues that may be contributing to a history of substance abuse
  • Create and implement treatment plans that fit each patient 
  • Uplift and support patients, working with them and their families to help create realistic, lasting change

Qualifications

    • LADC-C - Master's degree in social services, substance abuse, behavioral health, or related field AND approved to work under supervision by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health. Or,LADC/LPC/LCSW - Master's degree in substance abuse, behavioral health, social or health services with 1+ years’ experience AND licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health
    • NCAC (National Certified Addiction Counselors) certified to practice nationwide.
  • Education and/or work experience in substance abuse treatment

    • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of private information by HIPAA
    • Ability to pass a criminal background check and urine drug test
    • Drug-free and out of treatment (if applicable) for at least two (2) years immediately before employment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong compassionate outlook, with an upbeat personality
  • Experience working with substance abuse desired

Job Tags

Work experience placement, Immediate start,

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