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Certified Addictions Counselor III/Therapist

Centennial Mental Health Center Elizabeth, CO
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • $40,000 to $48,375 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides addiction treatment services independently to clients requiring assistance with substance use disorders in a complete range of duties associated with addiction treatment

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Interviews, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of clients

Formulates programs for treatment and rehabilitation of clients

Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist clients in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency

Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for the client

Refers client to other support services as needed such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services and employment services

Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy; adapts treatment as needed

Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Center standards

Prepares documents for presentation in court and presents testimony in court

Participates in meetings and in-services

Participates in a minimum of 2 hours clinical supervision per month

Performs other job duties as assigned

EDUCATION

Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or human services field

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certified in the State of Colorado as a Certified Addictions Counselor Level 2 or 3

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

Ability to work well with special populations along with maintaining appropriate boundaries

Knowledge of methods of substance use disorder treatment and intervention

Knowledge of community resources

Skills to serve culturally diverse populations that may have a bearing on service provision

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrates effective time management and the ability to multi-task

Knowledge of basic computer literacy such as e-mail communication and word processing

Ability to work flexible and on-call hours, which may be required

Ability to travel within the Center’s service area or to other locations as needed

Serves on emergency rotation schedule to provide 24 hour on-call, responding to and providing service to emergent situations.

Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Centennial standards.

Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required.

Centennial Mental Health Center

Why Work Here?

Move Lives Forward

Centennial Mental Health Center (CMHC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the highest quality comprehensive mental health services to the rural communities of Northeastern Colorado. Centennial is well-positioned to identify local needs and provide prompt response, with offices in: Akron, Burlington, Elizabeth, Fort Morgan, Holyoke, Julesburg, Limon, Sterling, Wray and Yuma, and services available in Cheyenne Wells.

Address

650 E. Walnut St. Unit C Elizabeth, CO 80107
Elizabeth, CO
USA

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