Substance Use Disorders Professional | Longview

Job scope: 

Delivery of Substance Abuse services to clients and family members in an outpatient setting, ages 18 .  The counselor will provide services based on the 12 core functions/KSA domains of counseling which include:  screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports and record keeping, and consultation.  The application of knowledge in human behavior, group dynamics, cultural diversity, alcohol and other drug abuse, human sexuality, and counseling approaches. Understanding and application of legal and administrative statutes, rules and regulations, policies and procedures of Community Healthcore and the Center's overall mission.

Education/licensure:

HS Diploma or GED required.  Associate Degree preferred.

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor or Qualified Credential Counselor.

Current valid driver's license in state of residence.

Experience/Knowledge: 

Must demonstrate knowledge and applied competency in the 12 Core Functions of counseling.  Counselor must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.  Counselor must be able to meet all CMBHS requirements for documentation entry.  Knowledge and or training in Specialized Female Services preferred but not required.

Physical requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job: 

Mobility, ability and stamina to sit, bend and reach during an 8-10 hour workday.  Able to lift a minimum of 10lbs.  Sensory acuity, sufficient to evaluate, treat and monitor client needs and maintain accurate records.  Fine motor skills sufficient to legibly document and communicate.  Routine 8-10 hour shifts.