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Substance Abuse Counselor

Nardin Park Recovery Center, Inc. Detroit, MI
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Qualifying requirements/skills/knowledge/abilities: Working knowledge of chemical dependency and major mental illnesses, working knowledge of ASAM and ASI criteria, ability to read, analyze and interpret psychiatric evaluations, strong clinical skills are needed to run a variety of groups, as well as individual counseling sessions. Must have ability to develop individualized treatment/crisis plans, strong crisis and time management skills required and be able to work in a fast paced working environment.

Skilled professional trained in behavioral health, who duties would include but not be limited to the following:

  1. Case management and effective scheduling and rescheduling of clients on caseload daily
  2. Enters and maintains client information on a web-based data management system
  3. Maintain the confidentiality of the client and all data (PHI) associated with the client at all times
  4. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  5. Maintains certification in the state of Michigan through MCBAP, (Michigan Certification Board of Professionals) and continuing education through face-to-face or online trainings, conferences, seminars, and/or workshops
  6. Monitor and review all outcomes of client’s random urine drug screens
  7. Effectively assess the client during individual sessions to obtain information which will determine their initial and continuing eligibility for recovery treatment services
  8. Effectively initiates referrals specific to individual needs and abilities
  9. Develop and sustain therapeutic interactions
  10. Maintain clinical documentation on all services rendered to clients
  11. Develop person-centered treatment plans, specific to the individual assessment/need
  12. Individualized treatment plan integration with primary care physician (PCP) and all other specialized service providers is the responsibility of the counselor
  13. Track clients recovery process to identify the need for treatment plan adjustment i.e. referral policy
  14. Participate in educational face-to-face or online workshops i.e. trainings, seminars and webinars to identify new techniques of resolving substance abuse.
  15. And conducting group therapy sessions

Nardin Park Recovery Center, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Rewarding position with flexible hours and benefits offered

Innovative out-patient treatment center, servicing individuals in the community for over 45 years. Located in the heart of Detroit, MI just minutes away from downtown events, theater and restaurants. And on the service drive of I-96 (Jeffries Fwy). providing quick and convenient access to all of the major highways.


9605 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48204
Detroit, MI