10 Best Substance Abuse Counselor Job Descriptions

Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 1

The Substance Abuse Counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting programs and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. The Substance Abuse Counselor conducts group sessions and individual sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Additionally, the Substance Abuse Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during therapy. The Substance Abuse Counselors may also need to collaborate with doctors, nurses and therapists for patients’ therapy and treatment for best overall outcome.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 2

The Substance Abuse Counselor provides individual, group, and family counseling to patients as required. Works with multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of Medical Director, Program Director, Treatment Services Coordinator, Counselors and Nurses to identify and meet the clinical needs of the patient and to assist in their overall well-being.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 3

The Substance Abuse Counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. The Substance Abuse Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 4

Under general guidance the Substance Abuse Counselor assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide treatment for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Conducts or assists in conducting individual and/or group counseling sessions and instructional programs.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 5

The Mental Health Center is seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to provide substance abuse and mental health services for adult clients who are in various stages of change regarding recognition and treatment of substance use disorders. Primary focus is to reduce relapse and recidivism through assessment, engagement, education and person center care in an inpatient setting that provides forensic mental health evaluations, care and treatment. The Substance Abuse Counselor collaborates with members of a multidisciplinary team refers individuals with substance use issues to community based care upon discharge.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 6

We are seeking an licensed therapist, licensable therapist, or recent graduate with a background in social work and/or mental health care for a stimulating and rewarding career as a Substance Abuse Counselor. The Substance Abuse Counselor will join our existing clinical team, providing one on one and group therapy and coordinating treatments for individuals experiencing substance use issues and disorders.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 7

The Substance Abuse Counselor assists in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Conducts or assists in conducting individual or group counseling sessions and programs. Learns, uses and models principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 8

A Substance Abuse Counselor provides group and individual counseling in a non-therapeutic environment. Provides and maintains appropriate documentation. Case management, as needed, of admitted clients.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Job summary 9

A Substance Abuse Counselor will be in charge with assisting patients through medically assisting treatments and offering techniques for handling opioid addiction. Counselor conducts individual sessions and group sessions to assist with crisis management and coping strategies. Counselor will evaluate patients’ progress during counseling and collaborate with doctors, nurses and other counselors to assist the patients’ achieving overall outcome.

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