Outpatient Counselor

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Completion and submission of all required documentation by the Department of Human Services, NorthCare, and any other entity that provides funding or referrals for services.
  2. Data entry into the computer systems which include all demographic and financial information necessary for outcomes management and billing purposes.
  3. Responsible for the assessment, treatment planning, and discharge planning of the person served.  To include documenting progress, or lack of progress, on a daily basis.
  4. Responsible for the coordination of care necessary to bring stabilization to the person served which may include referrals to other agencies in the county where the client will be served.
  5. Providing individual therapy sessions for the person served, utilizing intervention strategies best suited for the client including, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing.
  6. Maintaining the client case file to include all documentation in accordance with organization requirements in an organized and professional manner.
  7. Maintain an outpatient counseling caseload.
  8. Actively engage in the staff development plan, striving to achieve objectives and goals, to become better at providing addiction services.
  9. Actively engage and have involvement in the residential group process and weekly residential and outpatient staff meetings
  10. Any other duty that promotes wellness of the person served, strengthens the organization’s mission, or promotes goodwill in the community.

REQUIREMENTS:Must be a licensed counselor, LMSW, or a licensed psychologist. Engagement in obtaining the Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) status through a development plan or already be a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC or CAADC) through the State of Michigan.  Ongoing education in all seminars and workshops related to substance abuse and outpatient treatment.
**No benefits provided. Wage will be based on experience/credentials. Flexible hours for part or full time.**
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