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Substance Abuse Counselor

Substance Abuse Counselor

Hope Center is actively seeking a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor to work in our Skilled Nursing Home Facility to provide substance abuse treatment services according to Hope Center standards.

 

DUTIES:

  • Conduct individual and group counseling.
  • Maintain resident charts.
  • Develop and oversee Treatment Plans
  • Provide relapse prevention related information/education to residents on a regular basis through small groups, seminars and individual sessions.
  • Develops and updates, as needed, Substance Abuse Treatment Plan.
  • Coordinates resident's treatment with other program departments.
  • Assists residents in understanding the various phases of the treatment process.
  • Performs welcome interview upon admission.
  • Review and distributes residents of program policies, resident's rights and responsibilities.
  • Make facility rounds to ensure the safety, security and integrity of the environment.
  • Monitor resident behavior and compliance with care plan.
  • Cover clinic desk to monitor call bell system as needed.
  • Monitor residents' rooms for compliance with regulations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or, completing
  • College for Bachelors Degree in Human Services or,
  • Be a credentialed CASAC. Counselor
  • Minimum of one year recent experience working with substance abusers, T.C. HIV/AIDS, or in a related field. 
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus
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