Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
- Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
- Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.
- Coordinate counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals,
- Review and evaluate clients' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
- Plan or implement follow-up or aftercare programs for clients to be discharged from treatment programs.
- Facilitate 3 clinical groups per week using appropriate clinical and behavioral modalities and therapies. Maintain schedule to ensure that clinical targets are met.
- Responsible for timely, accurate and complete patient notes in the electronic medical record.
- Complete and sign billing fee ticket with all required components daily for each patient see so that daily bills for services can be generated.
- Respond to emergency calls from patients.
- Attend weekly clinical meetings with the APRN
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
- Must be a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Kentucky
- Master's degree in Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, or Master's degree in any field with a Certification in Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
- Completed a minimum of 4,000 hours of experience within the 12 core functions: Screening; Intake; Orientation; Assessment; Treatment Planning; Counseling; Case Management; Crisis Intervention; Client Education; Referral; Reports and Record Keeping; Consultation
- Completed a minimum of 300 hours of supervision from a qualified supervisor and this must include a minimum of 10 hours of supervision during work in each of the 12 Core
- Completed the IC&RC/AODA exam and have a valid Kentucky state licensure
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions
- Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation
- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology
- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate
- A good portion of each day will be providing direct patient care, which is in a normal office environment. There is also the need to be able to get up and down out of a chair without difficulty, as one in this position moves to the front office frequently.
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