Substance Abuse Counselor

Provides substance abuse treatment to clients in an Outpatient Treatment program by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities, however, other duties may be assigned as required or necessary for organizational effectiveness.

  • Conduct screenings and assessments using standardized assessments tools and obtain biopsychosocial history

  • Facilitate individual and group counseling sessions with clients

  • Provide group education

  • Complete clinical documentation and progress notes in a timely manner consistent with contract requirements and agency guidelines

  • Complete and maintain proper clinical records according to Federal, State of Texas, Texas Department of State Health Services, and agency guidelines.

  • Maintain a caseload of a minimum of 10 clients, maximum of 26.

  • Complete individualized treatment plans for each client within guidelines set

  • Complete treatment plan reviews for each client at least monthly

  • Administer, interpret and document urine analysis drug testing

  • Adhere to agency policy and procedures

  • Maintain high standards of professional and ethical conduct

  • Complete training and/or quality assurance activities within given time frames

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with community stakeholders/referral sources

  • Complete discharge, discharge assessments and discharge summaries for each client

  • Complete follow up for each client between 60-90 days after discharge

  • Collect client co-payments

 

Full-Time Hours of Work: Monday thru Thursday, 9 AM - 8 PM

Background Check and Drug Screen Required.

Full-Time Benefits - Health Insurance, 401k, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, company-paid life insurance.

Location: Stephenville, TX

Education and Experience:

  • 2 years of verifiable Outpatient Substance Abuse experience, Required.

  • TX LICENSE - LCDC, LPC, LPC-I. Required

    • LCDC Interns must have a minimum of 2000 verifiable hours and commit to testing within 6 months of Internship completion.

STAR Council expressly intends the above statements to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed. They do not represent an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required for the position. STAR Council will require the employee to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the supervisor, and mission and philosophy of STAR Council. 

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