Substance Abuse Counselor

Recovery Centers of America
Waldorf, MD
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Full Time
As a Substance Abuse Counselor at RCA, you'll be a part of our exciting mission of helping millions of people jumpstart their recovery. Your clinical and social work expertise will aid in patient recovery, as you support and implement evidence-based techniques while making a difference in the lives of patients, their families, and communities. You'll pave the way in various therapy settings, teach patients to overcome the past, and provide the skills and strategies needed to overcome addiction.If you're looking for a fulfilling, life-changing job, Recovery Centers of America is the right place for you. And you're the right candidate for us!As a RCA Substance Abuse Counselor, you will:Administer your Theory of Change focusing on an inpatient recovery populationEngage in Individual PsychotherapyFacilitate your own Process Group multiple times per weekBe a decision-making member of a Multidisciplinary Treatment TeamCreate Treatment Plans and administer AssessmentsTeach Educational ClassesReceive internal and external CEU trainings (RCA financed)Become nationally Trauma Certified (RCA financed)Directly make a positive impact on other people's livesBe treated like a Licensed ProfessionalSpecific Responsibilities:Inspire and motivate RCA clients to help them develop tools to work toward recovery using evidence-based and person-centered practices.Evaluate clients' mental and physical health, addiction, or problem behavior and assess their readiness for treatmentAssist clients to develop treatment goals and plansReview and recommend treatment options with clients and their familiesHelp clients develop skills and behaviors necessary to recover from their addiction or modify their behaviorWork with clients to identify behaviors or situations that interfere with their recoveryLicenses:LCPC, LGPC, LCSW, LGSW, LGMFT, LCMFT, LGADC or an LCADC in the State of Maryland.Education and Experience:Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling required and licensure as a:LCPC, LGPC, LCSW, LGSW, LGMFT, LCMFT, LGADC or an LCADC in the State of MarylandExcellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workloadExceptional analytical and problem-solving skillsUnderstanding of diverse cultures and gender-specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organizationUnderstands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts