Addiction Counselor, Laurel, Hope House Treatment Centers

Publié 2022-11-19
Expire 2022-12-19
ID #1267594402
Addiction Counselor, Laurel, Hope House Treatment Centers
United States, Maryland, Laurel,
Publié November 19, 2022

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Type d'emploi: À plein temps
Type de contrat: Permanent
Type de salaire: Pendant l'année
Occupation: Addiction counselor

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Job Description COUNSELOR JOB DUTIES: · Conducts initial assessments as part of the complete multidisciplinary, biopsychosocial assessment process for the purpose of prioritizing patient treatment needs. · Participates with other members of the treatment team in the development of information to include in the complete, diagnostic summary that combines information from all disciplines. · Participates with other members of the treatment team in the development of initial and on-going treatment plans based upon weekly review of progress, patient identified needs, and ongoing assessment. · Provides group counseling/therapy sessions as required by current treatment schedules. · Provides individual counseling sessions with assigned caseload on a weekly basis or more frequently if needed. · Presents educational sessions to the patient/client community including the use of audio/visual equipment, handouts and exercises. Reviews and updates assigned didactic presentation on an annual basis. · Completes all required chart documentation consistent with Hope House policies and procedures. · Participates in crisis intervention activities with patients as required by the situation. · Consults with the psychiatrist for the Hope House program as required to facilitate effective evaluation of patient needs. Accepts direction and supervision from the psychiatrist as provided. · Meets daily with the multidisciplinary team to facilitate review of status of all assigned patients to update treatment plans and complete discharge planning and other referrals as necessary. · Conducts family education sessions as scheduled. · Conducts family counseling sessions to explain the role of the family in recovery and makes recommendations for discharge planning with the family as required. · Assists and participates in any special patient activities and recreational events including appropriate and required documentation of patient responses. · Accepts on-call counselor responsibilities on a rotating schedule. · Facilitates referral to outside agencies, continuing care agencies, and special counseling agencies based upon patient need to insure continuity of care post-discharge. · Consults and interacts with probation officers, attorneys, protective service workers, etc. to act as a patient advocate and insure comprehensiveness of care. · Attends and participates in all inservices, staff meetings, counselor meetings, and clinical meetings as required by Hope House. · Demonstrates knowledge in and compliance with all emergency and variance reporting requirements. · Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and skill in safety, fire safety, and security procedures at Hope House. · Attends all mandatory, annual training-re-training to insure continued competency in safety and other issues. · Maintains current CPR certification at all times. · Attends a minimum of one counseling related course/workshop per year to maintain certification and competency standards. · Participates in CQI related functions and monitoring as required by Department Supervisor. · Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited college or university in counseling, human services, or related field with course work specific to counseling chemical dependency clients. · Certification as an addiction counselor in the state of Maryland under the Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists or active pursuit thereof: two years of supervised experience providing chemical dependency counseling services in a health or social work setting. Company Description Hope House Treatment Center is a non-profit dual diagnosis treatment center with locations in Crownsville and Laurel, Maryland. We are dedicated to providing individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders and mental health challenges with the means to become healthy and productive citizens, equipped with the tools for a life of sobriety and recovery. We are staffed by a caring, experienced team of professionals that include addiction trained nurses, a physician, certified counselors, associate counselors, and treatment aides. We provide medical and nursing care twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

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