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Join Our Team

We are looking for a full-time therapist to work evenings and weekends, specializing in drug & alcohol treatment. This position is primarily focused on the medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and intensive outpatient program (IOP). Clinicians are responsible for providing a wide range of clinical and clerical duties including group facilitation, individual counseling, family counseling, and documentation/charting in compliance with all state regulations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of one (1) years of direct counseling experience working with individuals who had a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency
  • Working knowledge of the DSM-V, with demonstrated ability to recognize the fundamental criteria set for Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • A commitment and demonstrated knowledge of a specific Counseling Theory, and demonstrated ability to apply this theory in counseling situations
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of 12 Step Programs
  • Prior training and demonstrated skills in the evaluation, diagnosis and referral of individuals with Substance Use Disorders
  • Pre-licensed candidates will be considered, however licensure (LPC, LSW, LCSW, CADC or CAADC) is preferred. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Available primarily on evenings and weekends
  • Manages a full-time caseload of clients in individual, family and group therapy sessions
  • Facilitates group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, psychoeducation groups, lectures and workshops
  • Ensures appropriate authorizations for care including screening, assessment, and referral services and is well-versed in admission, continuing care, and discharge criteria as outlined by ASAM
  • Completes all necessary and pertinent paperwork that is part of the Client Record
  • Attends weekly supervision and staff meetings
  • Prepares reports as necessary for all entities involved in the client’s care (i.e. parole)
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Clinical Director

Apply by email at asmithson@arems.com, subject line THERAPIST POSITION.