River Edge
  • 11-Dec-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Substance Abuse Adult Groups
  • Milledgeville, GA, USA
  • Full Time

River Edge offers outpatient services at our Emery Highway-Macon, Monroe County and Baldwin County locations. Outpatient services include behavioral health, nursing, and psychiatric assessment, stabilization and medication maintenance services as well as crisis intervention services as well as awareness, education and recovery groups.

Our Baldwin County location provides comprehensive prevention, treatment and support services for children, youth, families, and adults who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders, or developmental disabilities.  Services provided include, but are not limited to, crisis services, assessments, service plan development, C&A counseling, skills training, physician assessment and care, nursing services, case management, medication administration, and education on recovery and wellness. 

Our Adult Outpatient Services is currently seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor

Duties & Responsibilities: Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/consumers and their families, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention. include but not limited to: Group training/counseling, individual counseling, family education, may conduct assessment(s), conduct progress reviews, may update or maintain current authorizations, make referrals as necessary, communicate with referral sources and other stake holders.  Maintain required trainings (including but not limited to): Ethics, CPI, CPR and First Aid and other training required for continued certification/licensure.    

Minimum Training & Experience:

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or OR Licensed/Associate Licensed as a LMFT/LAMFT; LCSW/LMFT; or PLC/LAPC; or Master Level Graduate with a completed Practicum or Internship on the licensure track for one of the above with experience providing substance abuse services. 

Additional Information:   Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.

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