Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Columbus, OH

TITLE: Chemical Dependency Counselor

Location: Columbus, OH


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They are dedicated to assembling healthcare teams that surpass the expectations of both patients and communities, seeking talented individuals who share their values.

Located in a charming rural area, yet close enough to the city for the best of both worlds!

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Must possess a valid license from the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
  • LSW or LPC license required.
  • Current licensure by the Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as a CDCA, LCDC II, III, or LICDC is also necessary. Preference given to higher than CDCA licensure.

Working Hours and Compensation:

  • This is a full-time day shift position. In rare instances, may need to cover evening groups during staff vacations.
  • Salary range is $46K-$63K, based on experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package provided.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offer therapeutic counseling to individuals with chemical dependencies, utilizing a bio-psychosocial approach.
  • Educate patients and families about the disease process related to chemical dependency.
  • Facilitate group discussions, work individually with patients on their chemical dependency concerns, and assign group activities for Mental Health Technicians.
  • Assess patient needs and make appropriate group recommendations.
  • Complete daily billing charges/sheets.
  • Utilize historical and current data to assess patient needs.
  • Apply effective interviewing and supportive counseling skills.
  • Provide crisis intervention to individuals and groups, and conduct family clinical interventions for clients with chemical dependency.
  • Act as an advocate, mediator, and facilitator for clients.

Additional Information:

  • This position reports to an exceptional manager who is highly professional, empathetic, and holds staff to high expectations.
  • You will work with a fantastic group of colleagues.
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