Counselor
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Job Order #: 16377038

Tewksbury, MA 01876

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 3/4/2022

EXPIRES 6/2/2022

Job Description

Company in Tewksbury is looking for a Counselor  

The Clinical Stabilization Services Program (CSS) includes education and counseling regarding the nature of addiction, relapse prevention and aftercare for clients with mental health, substance use or dual diagnosis issues.

As part of the Casa Esperanza, Inc. integrated care team, the CSS Counselor provides services in a fully integrated, holistic, and collaborative manner using a team-treatment approach, to ensure the coordination of all client services, both across Casa programs as well as with external providers.  This integrated model aims to facilitate clear communication amongst all providers and eliminate duplication of efforts or conflicting approaches to care; details necessary follow up and assignments; and ensure-wrap around support services are in place to maximize treatment effectiveness and clinical outcomes.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
    Greet new clients and create a welcome, comfortable atmosphere for them
    Establishes orientation, session and follow up appointments with patient
    Acts as primary counselor and point of contact for both internal and external collaborations
    Ensures evidence based practices and all confidentiality laws are maintained
    Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of client.
    Completes a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment of client.
    Shares responsibility for therapeutic, educational and other group programming.
    Facilitate clinical sessions, discusses relevant issues and prepares a treatment plan in consultation with the resident.
    Facilitate a variety of groups.
    Counsels clients individually and/or in family and in group sessions to assist client in to achieve treatment goals under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor.
    Prepares and maintains reports and case histories in accordance with agency guidelines for format, timeliness, and quality assurance.
    Enter client data into paper and electronic record
    Complete a Psychosocial History, Tobacco Assessment and Wellness Assessment within regulation deadlines
    Respond promptly to client needs
    Completes extension authorizations and clinical reviews with insurance and payers
     Works directly with clinical supervisor on diagnostic evaluations, ASAM Assessments and safety planning.
    Complete discharge notes and client disenrollment forms to close cases upon client discharge
    Attend staff meetings and supervision sessions
    All other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education
    Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Program or a Master?s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field and experience in substance use treatment (required).
    CAC, CADC, LADC, or LADC-II (required).
    Bilingual English/Spanish (preferred)
    Minimum of 5 years working in a substance use therapy program
    Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance use treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting
    Have a sense of compassion, patience and empathy.
    Proficient with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office
    Must display use of appropriate independent judgment to determine appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies.
    Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies.
    Must share a customer service orientation.
    Manages difficult or emotional client situations;
    Responds promptly to client needs.
    Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming;
    Maintains confidentiality.
    Knowledge of relevant community resources for continuing care/aftercare placement.


How To Apply

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

Address

365 Main St
Tewksbury, MA 01876

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Name

Timothy Hovey

Title

Business Service Rep

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107 Merrimack St
Lowell, MA 01854

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