Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in behavioral health or addiction-specific required. Licensure or under supervision for license for a LBHP required. ASAM training required. ASI certified required. A minimum of two years’ experience in Chemical Dependency treatment field is essential. Dual diagnosis treatment experience is beneficial.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of cultural sensitivity; the principles and techniques of psychiatric counseling and addiction counseling; issues specific to the dually diagnosed and the effects of psychotropic medications; community mental health resources; social, economic, and health problems related to the dually diagnosed; the dynamics of co-occurring disorders.
Skill in interviewing, conducting individual and group counseling, documentation, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others, effective oral and written communication, following oral and written instructions, and public speaking.
Access to Confidential Information:
This position will have full access to confidential client information as needed.
Light lifting, able to negotiate stairs.
NOTE: This position is classified as “Safety Sensitive”. Safety Sensitive positions include tasks or duties that could affect the health and safety of the employee performing tasks or others. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the needs of the organization