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Addiction Counselor

People Encouraging People Rockville, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $45,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

People Encouraging People

The successful candidate that will be selected to join a dynamic and growing team of professionals will provide training in substance abuse prevention and sobriety maintenance, incorporating a 12 step focus.

Must be able to work with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and/or substance abuse in the community as well as in groups.

This position also will provide transportation to and from community activities and AA/NA meetings. Developing monthly activity calendar identifying community resources to support sobriety and resources.

Please apply for immediate consideration.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform drug screens when necessary.

  • Complete the required documentation, which includes, but not limited to individual treatment plans and progress notes.

  • Organize and facilitate social and recreational activities appropriate for ACT clientele.

  • Provide case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual treatment team; assume responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, and revising overall treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the ITP; provide individual supportive counseling; assist in symptom management, ensuring immediate changes are made in the treatment plans as client’s needs change. Educate and support client’s families, and advocate for client rights and preferences.

  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of all domains of a person's life.

  • Provide on call crisis intervention when assigned covering nighttime and weekend hours.


In addition, the Substance Abuse Counselor:

  • MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 YEAR WORKING IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE/ADDICTIONS COUNSELING SETTING.

  • HAVE A VALID MD DRIVERS LICENSE.

     

     

 

Company Description
People Encouraging People is a non-profit behavioral healthcare corporation dedicated to providing life-transforming rehabilitation and support services to people in the community who are disabled or disadvantaged. PEP services are value-based and designed specifically for each individual’s challenges. PEP is committed to helping our clients become accepted and productive members of our community.

People Encouraging People

Why Work Here?

Great benefits, passionate employees!

People Encouraging People is a non-profit behavioral healthcare corporation dedicated to providing life-transforming rehabilitation and support services to people in the community who are disabled or disadvantaged. PEP services are value-based and designed specifically for each individual’s challenges. PEP is committed to helping our clients become accepted and productive members of our community.

Address

255 North Stonestreet Ave. Rockville
Rockville, MD
USA

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