Assess the immediate needs and readiness for change of the person served through evaluation of observed behavior & other relevant signs & symptoms of co-occurring substance use and/or mental health.
Recognize the interactions between co-occurring substance abuse, mental health and/or disorders to individuals, families and groups on an outpatient basis.
Provide mental health services/counseling services to the general community.
Perform assessments, intakes, and make referrals as necessary.
Master's Degree in social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice or human services.
Minimum of four years of work experience in substance abuse are, of which, at least one year of providing integrated services to clients with co-occurring disorders.
Must possess LISW (or equivalent), LSW, LMHC, or LMFT.
Experience with crisis management.
Possess certification as CADC, IADC, IAADC or able to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Be certified as a Mandatory Reporter of Child and Adult Dependent Abuse or obtain certification within 30 days of employment.
Be proficient in the use of various mediums to educate, motivate and teach recovery skills.
Be familiar with ASAM placement, DSM V diagnostic criteria and the ability to make sound, educated diagnosis of mental and substance abuse disorders.