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Substance Abuse Counselor

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Fredericksburg, VA
  • Expired: July 24, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are currently seeking experienced Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC) to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

       Assess the counseling needs of the client

       Assessing client for substance abuse diagnosis using DSM criteria in determining appropriate level of care based on ASAM criteria

       Obtain previous records that are relevant to the current treatment episode

       Preparing the substance abuse counseling portion of the client treatment plan

       Providing the substance abuse counseling services specified in the client treatment plan.

       Development of the client discharge/continuum of care plan to ensure movement to the appropriate levels of care.

       Documenting all counseling and education services, assessments, reassessments, referrals and follow-up in the client's clinical record.

       Provide coordination of support services for the client/family and record the services provided in the client's clinical record.

       Facilitate family therapy as assigned

       Contact and coordination with referral sources, (i.e. legal, school, employer, etc.)

       Facilitate needed interventions for crisis-orientated issues utilizing a multi-disciplinary team approach for assigned clients.


Education and Experience:

       Master's Degree specializing in psychology and/or counseling from an accredited college.

       Master's or Bachelor's Licensed or certified as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC).

       Licensed or certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker . Licensed Practicing Counselor, or Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Pinnacle Treatment Centers


Fredericksburg, VA