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Addiction Counselor / Substance Abuse

Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc. Atlanta, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $39,300 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Job Description

Summary: Counsels, advocate and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse. LAPC, LMSW, CACII or CADCII

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Includes the following as well as other duties that may by assigned:

  • Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of client.
  • Formulates program for treatment and rehabilitation of client.
  • Counsels clients individually and in-group sessions to assist client in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency.
  • Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for clients.
  • 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 and adapts treatment as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains reports and case histories.
  • Formulates and conducts programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse
  • Tracks clients progress and attendance and shares this information in a weekly multi-disciplinary.
  • Utilizes an electronic health record system for progress notes, individual notes, treatment plans and discharge plans. Enters this data timely and accurately.
  • Required to work one evening shift.
  • Will rotate with other clinicians as facilitator for Family Day.
  • Maintains current credentials, licensing and CEU’s as required for position.

EOE

Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc.

Why Work Here?

This organization is growing!!!!! We have been around for 23 years and we are growing. Three new programs in the last three years!!!

Mary Hall Freedom House, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1996 with a mission to œempower women and women with children to End the cycle of addiction, poverty and homelessness. We are a leading multi-service and gender-specific provider of comprehensive and innovative care. Each year, more than 500 women and over 100 children enter Mary Hall Freedom House where they are given the resources to: Recover from addiction and mental illness through comprehensive behavioral health services; Find support and a safe place to call home through our supportive housing services: emergency housing, transitional and permanent housing programs; Become self-sufficient through life skills training, employment readiness and job placement programs, GED classes, vocational training and transportation assistance; Reunify and restore families through court advocacy, counseling, parenting classes, childcare and after school programs; and Receive medical treatment, on-site examinations, screenings, immunizations, dental and vision care, nutrition and fitness education from certified doctors, nurses and counselors.

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