Education and Experience:
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
At least one (1) year of experience in counseling or working with alcoholics/addicts in a recognized treatment, rehabilitation, or counseling program; or a combination of education and experience. Two (2) years employment in the drug and alcohol field preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of the problems of alcoholism/addiction, co-occurring disorders and their effect on the individual and their family; individual and group behavior; the impact on health, economic, and social issues; community resources available to persons experiencing alcohol/drug related problems; and the short and long term effects of alcohol/drug dependency.
Skill in interviewing techniques and crisis intervention; establishing and maintaining working relationships with others; and interacting with chemically dependent persons in a way that elicits their confidence, respect, and responsibility. Must have basic computer skills.
A valid Oklahoma driver’s license is required.
Must be able to negotiate stairs and lift up to 50 pounds.
Access to Confidential Information:
This position accesses confidential client files.
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