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Substance Abuse Counselor

Absolute Staffers Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


We are seeking for a qualified Substance Abuse Counselors (3) for an immediate temporary opportunity. This Substance Abuse Counselor will function as a Jail Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program (JBSAT) counselor on behalf of the Health Department in Prince George’s County.

Key Duties and Responsibilities for Substance Abuse Counselor:

• Accurately inputs enrollment, screening, and assessment data into the Efforts to

Outcome (ETO) database within 48 hours of encounter.

• Assesses client needs for drug treatment, mental health, vocational, social, and other services.

• Follows all requirements and protocols for utilizing ETO.

• Meets with supervisor to review assessment and discuss recommended care plan.

• Develops client care plan within 5 business days of enrollment assessment.

• Makes appropriate referrals based upon screening and assessment and ongoing evaluations.

• Facilitate effective group services to clients.

• Conduct clinical assessments on clients.

Qualifications of Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Active clinical license in the State of Maryland (i.e. LCPC, LCSW, LGPC, LGSW, CAC-AD or CSC-AD)
  • One (1) year of demonstrated professional experience, which involves counseling and assisting client populations with substance abuse, emotional, behavioral, or related disorders.

  • Knowledge of drug abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

  • Knowledge of counseling and interviewing skills and techniques.

  • Knowledge of existing referral agencies and community resources.

  • Ability to evaluate the severity of a client's substance abuse and/or mental health problem and implement counseling efforts to alleviate the problem(s).

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish rapport with clients and other concerned persons and to maintain effective working relationships.

Work Details for Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • Location: Upper Marlboro, MD

  • Status: Contract (End date: December 30, 2019)

  • Shift: Monday – Friday (8:30 am to 5:00pm)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Isabella Martin at or Morgan Bailey at for more information

Absolute Staffers

Why Work Here?

Competitive compensation and the ability to serve people with smile and care.

Absolute Staffers is a Maryland based contingency staffing organization specializing in bringing together highly qualified professionals with government and commercial clients. We focus on helping businesses and professionals grow, by matching the right talent to the right opportunity. We recruit, manage, and retain professionals from all over the country and place them in environments where they will succeed and thrive. Absolute Staffers is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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