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Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor

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Company :
The Turning Point, Inc.

Location :
Houston, Texas

Expiry Date :
Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Please note that all applicants must be able to work remotely at this time until offices are reopened. Client must be computer proficient and familiar with Zoom software. Additionally, please be aware that schedule is likely to change upon office reopening.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

comprehensive assessment of clients substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and develops individualized treatment plans. Provides individual and group counseling, education programs in accordance with treatment plan. Documents treatment and discharge plans and clients progress and response to treatment and maintains related records and files. Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring. Duties vary by center or site assigned.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Complies with all Turning Point Policy and Procedures;

* Completes comprehensive assessment within program guidelines and formulates a diagnostic impression by conducting client and /family interviews and identifying strengths, weakness, problems, and needs, for the development of a treatment plan;
* Prepares individualized treatment plan, in accordance with established standards and deadlines, consistent with assessment and in conjunction with clients and supervisor, to include goals, intervention, necessary support or referral service. Evaluates client response to treatment and modifies treatment plan or recommends treatment extensions as circumstances require;
* Develops client discharge plans which integrate aftercare treatment and utilization of appropriate referral resources. Coordinates discharges with court officers, social service agencies, or community organizations as appropriate or required;
* Conducts individual counseling sessions with clients in accordance with treatment plan, or as necessary for crises intervention; provides clients with feedback support or encouragement or to address behaviors and attitudes, or family, social or personal problems;
* Prepares and conducts group counseling utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), and Therapeutic Community Counseling (TC). Facilitates discussion and interaction and enables group members to understand and accept responsibility for recovery process and acquire necessary coping and behavior management skills
* Prepares and conducts educational program and lectures on scheduled topics related to relapse prevention, life skills, problem solving, anger management and domestic violence and so forth;
* Documents treatment plans, narratives progress notes, intervention treatment evaluations, discharge summaries, treatment plan reviews, and so forth; and maintains clients records and charts in accordance with organizational regulatory accreditations and contractual standards;
* Maintains regular communication verbally and in written form with client family members or guardian, probation officers, case workers, court offices, insurance providers, and so forth: to relay reports and other information for the continuity of care;
* Performs case management and services as client advocate, by obtaining, coordinating and scheduling additional medical, dental, or psychiatric treatment: or other legal, social services, education, employment or other community organization services. Maintains rapport with local community resources to ensure effective referral options and contacts;
* Attends job specific trainings sessions offered within and outside of organization to enhance job skills and knowledge;

Requirements

Must be currently registered as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with the Department of State Health Services. Must be able to show licensure status, Counselor Interns with at least 2000 documented hours will be considered for this position.

Benefits

The Turning Point, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package to include optional medical benefits, dental, and vision insurance and compensatory vacation/sick time accrued monthly..