Clinical Assessment Counselor

Responsibilities  

  • Provide initial point of contact for clients and families of clients looking for addiction treatment services
  • Provide individual sessions with clients in office
  • Facilitate family sessions with clients’ families (may or may not include client) in office
  • Complete full clinical assessments with clients interested in MARR services
  • 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 the 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
  • Provide individual sessions with clients while in detox facilities
  • Document all phone calls, sessions, and assessments in MARR information system (KIPU)
  • Attend and participate in treatment team meetings at both the Men’s Center and Women’s Center as needed
  • Co-facilitate groups at the Men’s Center and/or Women’s Center as needed
  • Receive supervision from Director of Admissions and/or Clinical Director concerning each client
  • Any other job-related duties assigned

Required Education/Experience/Skills 

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

Interested applicants should submit your resume to [email protected]