Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job Description

Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct screening and assessment for substance use
  • Formulates program for treatment and rehabilitation of
  • Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist client in overcoming alcohol and drug
  • Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for
  • Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services.
  • Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as
  • Prepares and maintains reports and case
  • Formulates and conducts programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Participate in clinical staff meetings

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational
  • Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Texas Department of State Health Services, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or intern (LCDC-lntern), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or intern (LPC-Intern), or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). If an LCDC Intern, employee must be designated as a Level Ill Intern and be eligible to see clients unsupervised.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The job duties listed in this job description may not be inclusive of all requirements of this position. Other duties may be assigned by your supervisor.

Job Type: Full-time

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Job ID: 252118529

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