Counselor, CDCS

 

 

PROJECT RENEWAL

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CRISIS SERVICES (CDCS)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: COUNSELOR

 

OVERVIEW:  The Chemical Dependency Crisis Services (CDCS) of Project Renewal is a 30-bed unit that provides emergency care for the chemical abuser and also serves as an entry point to a continuum of care. It offers 24 hour nursing care, individual counseling, educational and motivational groups, as well as referral services.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Must have CASAC; CASAC-T certification accepted, or must be in the process of obtaining CASAC.

·         Must have 3 years of abstinence from all substance if applicable;

·         Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

·         Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required

·         Spanish speaking a plus

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Carry a primary caseload of up to 10 clients

·         Facilitate groups and conduct individual counseling sessions

·         Complete progress notes, psychosocials, treatment plans, treatment plans reviews, as well as other pertinent documentation in a timely manner

·         Conduct ongoing assessments by utilizing evidence-based modalities during treatment phase

·         Attend daily case review meeting and report on caseload status to treatment team

·         Conduct appropriate and timely discharge referrals and work closely with the medical staff

·         Utilize strength perspective with caseload

·         Conduct self in a professional manner and serve as a guide, support, role model and informant to clients

 

 

 

 

 

 

To apply submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@projectrenewal.org   EOE