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Substance Abuse Counselor

STAND Decatur, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $38,000 to $42,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Headquartered in DeKalb County, STAND, Inc. is recognized as one of metropolitan Atlanta’s leading non-profit organizations focusing on comprehensive services, which includes substance abuse & mental health treatment HIV prevention services, domestic violence and re-entry.

Our Vision: STAND aspires to be a positive force in creating hope, power and self-determination for underserved individuals suffering from social issues and diseases.

We are currently seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor to provide therapeutic addiction counseling services to adults who require structure and support to achieve and sustain recovery from substance related disorders.

The Individual selected for this position must willing to embrace our vision to ensure that we accomplish our mission to provide comprehensive solutions and evidenced-based interventions to underserved individuals dealing with substance abuse and mental health issues, HIV, domestic violence and the need for re-entry.

· Salary: $38,000 – 42,000 annually (based on experience)

· Position comes with a benefits package, which includes: (fully-paid health insurance, dental & vision, as well as, an opportunity to participate in a 401k match, and paid time off)

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter and resume.

We are seeking serious candidates only who are willing to adhere to high ethical standards and who understand the need for timely documentation submittal (within 24 hours).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Maintains a caseload of 8-10 clients providing Individual SA Counseling;

· Facilitates 2-4 substance abuse groups per week;

· Facilitates 1-2 Addiction Severity Index (ASI) assessments per week to determine ASAM level, as well as, a corresponding Individualized Resiliency Plan;

· Conducts random drug screens weekly and reports results to Program Coordinator;

· Attends all clinical team meetings and staff meetings;

· Adheres to all policies and procedures set forth by STAND, Inc. including, but not limited to Corporate Compliance, Health & Safety in the Workplace, Drug Free Work Environment, Confidentiality, as well as, all federal, state and local regulatory requirements;

· Embraces CARF A.S.P.I.R.E. to Excellence standards;

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

· The successful candidate will possess a sound understanding of recovery support and a person centered philosophy;

· Efficient with Microsoft Office and the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the Leadership Team and members of the community;

· The ability to explain, interpret and apply rules and policies in a rational, objective, and consistent manner;

· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

· Substance Abuse Counselor: Certified Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CCADC), Georgia Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level III (GCADC III), Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), Master Addiction Counselor, (MAC) through National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors, (NAADC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Georgia Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (GCADC II), Certified Addiction Counselor, Level II (CAC-II), Certified Addiction Counselor, Level I (CAC-I)

and/or

Masters Level Counselor/Supervisee Trainee: A Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree w/ at least 2 years of supervised work experience and one or more of the following: Registered toward attaining an associate or full licensure; or, in pursuit of a Master’s degree that would qualify you to ultimately qualify as a licensed practitioner (Psychologist, LCSW, LMFT,LPC, LMSW, AMFT, APC); or, Not registered, but is acquiring documented supervision toward full licensure in accordance with O.C.G.A. 43-10A-3

STAND

Address

3486 Covington Highway Decatur, Georgia 30032
Decatur, GA
USA

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