Addiction Counselor

$35,000 yearly
  • Pacific Garden Mission
  • 1458 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Christian Ministry Other

Job Description

 Duties:

  • Complete evaluations, progress notes, treatment plans and reports.
  • Assist client and family, through individual, group, family, and/or couples rehabilitation.
  • Provide services planned to restore client to optimum social and health adjustment.
  • Perform intake, evaluation, orientation, admissions, treatment planning, counseling, documentation, discharge planning and referral for further services.
  • Maintain case records and urine surveillance system.
  • Assess all new intakes to determine presence and extent of substance abuse issues; complete evaluation report.
  • Document individualized treatment plans that address the need of substance abuse client population.
  • Recommends treatment plans for client to program director and criminal justice officials.
  • Refer clients to appropriate treatment modality based on assessment.
  • Facilitate process groups and educational program.
  • Participate in continuing education to continually improve skills and abilities and stay abreast of current technologies/practices
  • Ensure compliance with legal issues including but not limited to client confidentiality and risk management.
  • Exhibits a high degree of courtesy, tack, and poise when interacting with clients, families, and other personnel.
  • Adjust to fluctuating peaks in client flow, acuity, and other operational demands while maintaining quality.
  • Additional task and responsibilities as assigned.