Employment at MARR

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Full Time Clinical Assessment Counselor

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Admissions

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education is a Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, or social work, and/or a certification in addiction counseling. A person who is currently working on certification for addiction counseling may have additional experience that qualifies them for the position.

WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, typically 8 AM – 5 PM Monday through Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide initial point of contact for clients and families of clients looking for addiction treatment services
  • Complete full clinical assessments with clients interested in MARR services both in person and over the phone
  • Facilitate family sessions with clients’ families (may or may not include potential client) in office
  • Coordinate with MARR clinical director, program directors, and medical team to determine appropriateness of clients for MARR services
  • Provide referrals for individuals who are not appropriate for admission to one of MARR’s programs
  • Communicate with clients’ previous mental health professionals and treatment centers for continuity of care
  • Deescalate crisis situations as they occur
  • Provide referrals for individuals in need of detox services
  • Visit with incoming clients while in local detox facilities
  • Document all phone calls, sessions, and assessments in MARR information system (KIPU).
  • Receive supervision from Director of Admissions and/or Clinical Director concerning each client
  • Any other job related duties assigned.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: High level of professionalism; counseling and communication (written and verbal) skills are required. Experience and competency in Microsoft Windows based products including Word, Excel and Outlook. Have prior experience in assessing for clinical needs according to DSM-V or ASAM criteria. Be able to handle face-to-face and telephone calls of persons in crisis situations.

Please submit resume to [email protected]

Contract Therapist for Disordered Eating Program – Women’s Recovery Center

The Contract Therapist for Disordered Eating needs to be available three days per week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) for a total of 10-15 hrs/week.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related area, licensed or license eligible.
  • Preferred experience in addiction counseling and eating disorders and experience in individual counseling and group therapy.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Meet with all clients in to assess need for eating disorder support services and when needed work with Day Treatment Counselors to develop additional Initial Treatment Plan goals and Master Treatment Plan goals.
  • Ensure that clients complete all written assignments associated with their participation in the Eating Disorder group during their treatment.
  • Communicate information related to DE clients’ progress to other staff members in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Conduct individual counseling, as needed, and lead a Monday evening group for DE clients.
  • Conduct educational workshop for family members of DE clients during Family Workshop.

Please submit resume to [email protected].

Part-Time Family Counselor – Men’s Recovery Center

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: MARR Family Program Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, marriage and family therapy or social work, licensure by the State Composite Board and, one year’s experience in counseling or addiction treatment field.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Keep informed of releases of information to know which family members may be contacted and obtain address and phone information for family members as needed.
  • Conduct orientation to family services with patients, 2-3 weeks after admission, to discuss who they prefer to be the primary family contact, create genogram, and explain the role of family counselor.
  • Greet the family member(s) as they arrive for admission, or make an introductory call within 72 hours to conduct family orientation:
  • Set and keep appointments (phone/in-person) with family members to offer support & discuss patient’s progress in treatment
  • Respond to family calls/emails in a timely manner, within 24 hours or the next business day.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings at assigned program to present information regarding contact with family and communicate information to treatment team related to patient care
  • Facilitate weekly Family Dynamics and other groups as assigned for patients during the initial 90-day treatment program.
  • Input all family information (including Questionnaire) and Progress Notes in the appropriate location in TIER.
  • Attend patients’ phase 1 & phase 2 clinical reviews to provide feedback/recommendations for patient and family
  • When the Family Workshops are approaching, discuss with staff which patients are appropriate for participation and which family members staff recommend including. Also, discuss with patients which family members they would like to invite to the workshop.
  • Manage the invitation process for the Family Workshop.
  • Coordinate scheduling family sessions and participate in those sessions for the 3-day family workshop
  • Conduct presentation(s) at the 3-day workshop
  • Lead impact group during family workshop
  • Lead Q&A discussion group during family workshop
  • Attend weekly Family Program staff meetings/supervision with Clinical Director
  • Report to MARR Program Director, for your site and Family Program Lead counselor on regular basis to keep abreast of how things are going
  • Meet with patients at discharge to discuss/support/recommend family services to support recovery efforts during transition home or to ERR
  • Contact or meet with patient’s family member(s) when patient is discharged AMA, Relapse, AWOL, or Administrative to discuss treatment team recommendations and support the family member (before 12pm the next business day after discharge occurs for after-hours discharges).
  • Perform Individual, Couples, & Family Counseling as needed for patients during initial 90-day program and for patients receiving aftercare services/ERR
  • Facilitate Parenting classes for MRC/WRC patients as needed
  • Additional tasks as assigned.

Please submit resume to [email protected].

Residential Assistant – Women’s Recovery Center

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Resident assistants monitor client safety and whereabouts at the women’s residences  in our intensive residential treatment program.
  • Responsible for maintaining logs of daily activities; providing transportation and communicating with on-call clinical staff.
  • Currently seeking a PRN Residential Assistant for Saturday and Sunday overnight shifts needed 9p – 5am.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma with bachelor’s degree preferred, as well as certification or interest in being a counselor in the State of Georgia, such as those with a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) or Addiction Counselor in Training (CIT) actively pursuing certification as a CAC.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and good driving record, strong organizational skills, good communication skills, and the ability to work as a member of a team.
  • This position also requires a minimum of 18 months of abstinence from alcohol and drugs.
  • Thorough understanding of 12 step recovery process, preferred.

Please submit resume to [email protected].