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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor - Part-time

NEW LIFE SUBSTANCE ABUSE & BEHAVIOR in Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Compensation

$20 to $25 Hourly

Employment Type

Contractor

Why Work Here?

“Flexible hours, dedicated management and support staff.”

We are seeking a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor - Part-time (contractor) to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an individual or group setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments for Substance Abuse related issues, to include diagnoses and recommended course of education and/or treatment
  • Counsel and advise individuals or groups with substance abuse problems
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans
  • Establish treatment goals and milestones with clients
  • Prepare assessment reports, progress reports, discharge summaries and letters for relevant parties, as needed
  • Educate families and groups on substance abuse treatments and prevention programs
  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare or counseling professionals

Qualifications:

  • Must have an Active CSAC, Licensed by the Virginia Board of Health Professions and be in good standings
  • Previous experience in counseling, social work, or other related fields
  • Experience working with mandated clients
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Ability to build rapport with clients and motivate change through use of cognitive behavioral model and evidence based practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About NEW LIFE SUBSTANCE ABUSE & BEHAVIOR:

New Life SABC Counseling Centers, established in 2006, is an outpatient substance abuse counseling and behavioral health service provider for the Hampton Roads area.