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4 Apr 2021

Full-Time LCDC Counselors

VOATX Anywhere

Job Description

Location:  Openings in Fort Worth & Houston, TX

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

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 26 days.

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