Counselor (Substance Abuse) - Riverside
Volunteers of America Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas
Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Counselor I - Residential
Location: Riverside - Fort Worth, TX

License Required: LCDC

Pay Rate: $40,000 annually

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

The Counselor is responsible for providing therapeutic interventions designed to assist clients to successfully complete the substance abuse treatment or other clinical treatment program. No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts initial intake assessment to determine individual treatment needs from clients seeking substance abuse treatment as required per program.
  • Conducts orientation for individuals referred to the program.
  • Provides clients with individual and group counseling and case management services, as related to their ongoing needs based on their individualized treatment plan.
  • Maintains up-to-date client record documentation.
  • Facilitates therapeutic group and individual counseling.
  • Completes client psychosocial assessments and develops and/or revises and implements individual client treatment plans.
  • Prepares periodic reports on client status and activities as required by funding agencies.
  • Facilitates substance abuse education using approved curriculum.
  • Monitors and notifies Director of potential psychological crises with individual clients that may affect the operation of the program or the facility, or may necessitate further intervention.
  • Maintains documentation of treatment in CMBHS or other electronic record-keeping, and other client files as required by funding sources.
  • Attends all scheduled client staffing's, and provides input as appropriate.
  • Develops referral linkages with community resources.
  • Facilitates job skills training.
  • Conducts in-service training for staff as
  • Attends staff meetings and training as scheduled.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field plus five years of transferable experience, with at least three years directly related (managing major facility operations).
  • The counselor must hold an LCDC license from the state of Texas. If working in substance abuse treatment, must be in good standing with DSHS.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License and ability to be insured

Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type
Full-Time

Location
Fort Worth, TX

Job Type
Other

Experience
5 years

Date Posted
04/19/2022

Job ID
687238


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