Employment Opportunity: Addiction Counselor

Organization: 
Montgomery County Methadone Center
Location: 
Norristown

Montgomery County Methadone Center ( A Division of Resource for Human Development ,Inc) We are currently expanding due to our recognition as a Center of Excellence for Opiate Treatment. At this time we are seeking to hire a full time Counselor for our Norristown facility.

Deadline: 
10/18/17
Responsibilities: 

Provide individual and Group Counseling
Maintain caseload of 35+ patients
Responsible for Clinical chart documentation including : Treatment Plans, DAP notes, Case Consultations and Psychosocial Assessments.
Attend all Present Clinical Consultations, Treatment plan meetings and clinical supervisions as scheduled.
Provide Crisis Intervention
Assist in client aftercare planning and follow - up.
Facilitate specialty Groups as assigned.
Evaluate client's progress and report to funders/referral sources as requested.
Determine resources needed to meet the individuals needs identified in the assessment process and coordinate community support activities.
To take all necessary actions in assuring the implementation of comprehensive service plan( treatment plan) including serving as an advocate for the client to enable him or her to receive needed services: identification of program needs, service gaps, and recommending strategies.

Qualifications: 

BS Degree from accredited college with a major in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or Chemical Dependency; Master's Level Preferred
Ability to Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication
1 year plus related field experience required
Scheduled work week Monday through Friday and based on Program and patient needs.
Previous Methadone Treatment Experience Preferred.

Contact Info: 

Please apply on line www.rhd.org look under employment opportunities and complete application

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