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Certified Addiction Counselor CAC

A Community Agency Decatur, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
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A community outreach company is seeking an In-House Substance Abuse Counselor, Manager, to work with mental health and substance abuse clients. The position requires a strong individual that can provide a variety of services, such as case management and outreach interventions, to clients in their natural environment. The clinician will review and revise initial assessments, conduct weekly meetings with assigned clients, monitor client progress and compliance with treatment. Documentation is submitted on a daily basis. The clinician will serve as an advocate in assisting clients in accessing community resources, as well as modeling self-help and coping skills. Clinician will participate in treatment team meetings four times a week, provide client assessments, complete treatment plans and MICPS for State approval. Clinician will work closely with area hospitals, jails, and shelter. The applicant must have strong communication skills, writing skills and reliable transportation. The position is Monday–Friday however applicants must be flexible. Salary for this position is based on education and experience.
Educational Requirements:
• CAC certification level I or II for the State of Georgia is required. MAC, CAC-II, CADC, CCADC, GCADC (II, III)
Job Requirements:
• Valid Driver’s License
• Reliable Transportation
• Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.

A Community Agency

A Community Agency was established in 2005 for the purpose of effectively coordinating and implementing strategies to combat the social economic and mental health problems of the at risk and under privileged population. We utilize the "Wrap-around Philosophy" which consists of identifying the community services and support that the client may need and providing them with those services for as long as may need them. The Wraparound process is designed to adhere to the needs of the client who is at risk of repeated hospitalizations. Treatment and services are driven by the Individualized Service Plan developed with the client, team members and other professional services. A Community Agency believes and is dedicated to empowering clients to make positive changes as it relates to the mind, body and soul, by educating, connecting and supporting individuals to embrace their illness and begin managing their symptoms. A Community Agency is composed of a full time team of professional staff which includes Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Counselors, Registered Nurses, Psychiatrists, Masters Level Clinicians and Case Managers.

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Decatur, GA
USA

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