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Integrated Care Counselor
Department: Outpatient Services
Job Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director, Outpatient Services
Work Schedule: 8:30 AM –5:30 PM
Position Supervised: None
The Integrated Care professional will work with SUD/MH clients in a welcoming, empathic, and hopeful attitude towards people with co-occurring conditions. The Integrated Care Counselor supports a philosophy of dual recovery of addictions and mental health disorders. The Integrated Care Counselor demonstrates a high professional/ethical standard, works well with others as part of the treatment team and provides a therapeutic trauma-informed approach by being motivating and encouraging to clients who take responsibility for their lives while in recovery.
Develops a comprehensive clinical formulation based on completion and/or review of chemical dependency, bio-psychosocial, and related assessments and client’s current functioning.
Provides chemical dependency and/ or counseling (individual, family, and group), crisis intervention, and chemical dependency education.
Develops, assigns, and monitors individualized treatment and Continuing Care Plans in cooperation with a multi-disciplinary Treatment Team.
Reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders in the community by proving support for clients seeking or already in recovery.
Documents all clinical procedures as required.
Completes day-to-day services documentation as required by funders, accreditation bodies, and Community for New Direction.
Provides regular updates to referral sources on progress, lack of progress, attendance and treatment outcomes.
Educate clients to modify behaviors with the intention of full recovery to prevent relapses.
Provides mental health education groups, assessments and mental health counseling, (Individual, family and group)
Participate in staff meetings, committees, attend professional development conferences, trainings, webinars/seminars as needed to as enhance your knowledge, broaden your horizon and obtain continued education.
Performs other duties as assigned to promote the overall mission and vision of CND.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human service or behavioral science with Three (3) years of experience in the field of chemical dependence and mental health treatment with a minimum of an LPC or LSW license.
Utilizes trauma-informed approaches to client treatment. Integrated Care Counselor will also help clients in their recovery from substance use disorders through role modeling, and empathetic support.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Knowledge of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders – characteristics, assessment, and treatment.
Personal characteristics of maturity and professionalism with a sincere desire to work with recovering individuals.
High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
Ability to analyze, think critically, and solve problems.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Collaborate with the client to develop treatment plans, identifying and prioritizing problems, goals, and treatment methods.
Acts as a positive role model, providing clients with guidance and support.
Commitment to learning, creating positive change, and enabling others to learn.
Strong verbal communication skills
Ability to work with diverse population.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Proficient in use of personal computer and related software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) use of office equipment (e.g., fax, copier, printer).
Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license; must pass a criminal background check and a pre-employment drug screen.
Must be fully vaccinated.
To apply for this job please visit cndcolumbus.bamboohr.com.