Counselor
Job Details
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Negligible
Nonprofit - Social Services
Summary
Responsible for providing a variety of outpatient therapy services to CODAC members with mental illness and/or substance use disorders to aid in their health, recovery and wellness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and completes Comprehensive Assessments with members requesting counseling services for physical, psychological and/or substance use disorders.
  • Provides individual, couples, family and group counseling interventions and aftercare services for CODAC members and their families/families of choice.
  • Provides referrals for other supportive services on an as needed basis.
  • Maintains member electronic health record in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
  • Provides complete documentation and reporting of all services in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
  • Provides community consultation, prevention and education services.
  • Attends and participates in Adult Recovery Team (ART) and Child/Family Team (CFT) meetings and/or clinical staffings.
  • Participates in ongoing service planning and development.
  • Promotes agency services to the public and to specified markets.
  • Participates in ongoing program planning and development.
  • Performs other related duties in accordance with agency growth and changes.
Education:
  • Bachelors degree in psychology, counseling or related behavioral health field plus five years related experience.
  • Preferred Masters degree in psychology, counseling or related behavioral health field plus two years experience working with persons with mental illness and addiction disorders, and their families.
Additional Requirements:
  • Valid Arizona Drivers license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.
  • Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card required.
Skills:
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency in accordance with standards for the position.
  • Demonstrates competencies in accordance with CODAC standards and metrics.
  • Extensive knowledge of drugs of abuse and dynamics of abuse/addictive behavior.
  • Extensive knowledge of mental illness psychopathology.
  • Extensive knowledge of various behavioral assessments and interventions utilized in changing problematic target behavior and lifestyles.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with individual, group and family behavioral interventions.
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a team setting with other behavioral health professionals.
  • Familiarity with various ethnic and cultural groups.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc., importing/exporting data to/from applications.
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