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Counselor - Substance Abuse

Colorado Treatment Services Greeley, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $40,000 to $42,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Position Summary: This position is for addiction counselors at an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) in Greeley, CO or our Pueblo, CO locations. Counselor will be an integral part of our treatment team, which includes medical staff, to provide medication-assisted treatment services. Counselor will be responsible for providing direct counseling services, assessments/intakes, and group facilitation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Provide individual counseling to assigned clients; facilitate groups; substance abuse assessment of new patients; appropriate documentation and record-keeping in compliance with state and federal regulations; case management and referral to external agencies; participation in weekly treatment team meetings; knowledge and use of ASAM and DSM-5; non-judgmental attitude and compassion for population; cultural competence; confidentiality and HIPPA compliance; act as a community liaison to advocate for client population; and provide psychoeducational services to client and their family.

Job Standards/Minimum Qualifications: Four-year degree in counseling or related field, (behavioral health, sociology, psychology, or experience in another field of similar experience). Must be certified as a CACII, CACIII, LAC, or MAC, or a masters-level clinician (registered with the state) in the process of obtaining certification/licensure. Must have a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID and must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Relevant: 1 year (Required)
  • Substance Abuse Counseling: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • CACII, CACIII, LAC, MAC (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off

Typical start time:

  • 5AM

Typical end time:

  • 1PM

Colorado Treatment Services

Why Work Here?

Positive Environment with Commitment to Our Patients and Employees

Colorado Treatment Services exists to protect and improve the lives of persons addicted to narcotic drugs. In accomplishing this mission, we strive for never-ending improvement in and commitment to the following values: FOR OUR PATIENTS, WE DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO: • The Highest Level of Clinical Services • Collective Responsibility for the Delivery of Services • A Professional Environment • Individual Attention to Each Patient • Retention in Treatment • Compliance with All Laws FOR THE COMMUNITY, WE DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO: • A Safer Community • Informed and Educated Stakeholders • A Strong Network of Providers FOR OUR STAFF, WE DEMONSTRATE A COMMITMENT TO: • Financial Security • Meaningful Opportunities for Advancement Encouraging a Balance between Work and Life • Ongoing Professional Development

Address

Greeley, CO 80631
Greeley, CO
USA

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