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Substance Abuse Counselor/Therapist

Gateway Foundation Inc

Dallas, GA

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You will play an integral role in providing top-tier clinical services to our clients in a correctional setting. Providing substance abuse treatment to individuals suffering with substance use and co-occurring disorders. You will have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping them gain control of their lives. If you are a compassionate professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!
Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:
Conducts client interviews and assessments to review substance use disorder and treatment history.
Evaluates client response to treatment to recommend modifications to the treatment plan and assist with caseloads and development of individualized treatment plan and preparing individually appropriate goals, interventions, and necessary support.
Assists with and provides didactic group counseling, including psychoeducation, drug education, and family education to ensure peer support occurs.
Provides individual client counseling, educational programs and lectures to address relapse prevention, problem solving, behavior modification, anger management, etc., and to assist in overcoming substance use disorder, adjusting to pro-social life, and making cognitive and behavioral changes.
Carries case load up to 25 clients, per State and contract requirements.
Collaborates with clients to develop discharge summary and continuing care and relapse prevention plans for supervisor’s approval to integrate aftercare treatment with referral resource services.
Coordinates required services to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations in support of continued recovery.
Collects and maintains treatment records and reports to ensure organizational, regulatory, accreditation, and contractual compliance.
Performs office administrative duties, such as answering telephones; relaying messages; responding to inquiries regarding program services and policies; filing, photocopying and faxing documents; planning special events, assembling intake packets, etc.
Work schedule is Monday - Thursday, 7:00am-5:30pm, working 4-10 hour shifts

$23 - $25 per hour
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Nonprofit/NGO