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Substance Abuse Counselor - CSAC SAC

10th Street Milwaukee Full-Time
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We are currently seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor for our 10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 5:00 am-1:30 pm

10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics
The Substance Abuse Counselor is a counseling professional who provides treatment and support to assist patients in their recovery from addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems, assists with modifying problem behaviors; may also provide counseling services to families of patients through an outpatient setting.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • Conducts group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as scheduled and documents as required;
  • May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;
  • Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up assessment, for patients;
  • Prepares individual treatment plan for each assigned patients;
  • Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and incidents are completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;
  • May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;
  • Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;
  • May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;
  • May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;
  • May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring individualized quality care;
  • Evaluates patient's needs and determines if referrals to other programs or facilities is needed; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in social or health services field with 2+ years experience in counseling field; or bachelor's degree in other field with 4+ years experience in the counseling field; or Master's degree in social or health services field with 1 year professional work experience; degree must be from an accredited college or university

Licenses/Certifications:

  • SAC, CSAC as may be required by the state in which the facility operates

Company Benefits
We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

 

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10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center is a top provider of medically supervised medication assisted treatment for those adults who are struggling with an opioid addiction. With programming options that meet the many different needs of our patients, 10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center supplies complete, well-rounded care that includes a blend of both therapy and medication to help achieve a successful recovery.

Backed by a team that is comprised of experienced physicians, counselors, and nurses, 10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center is able to provide patients with a secure and positive environment that welcomes them as they work towards recovery. When patients come to us with an addiction to opioids like prescription painkillers, morphine, or heroin, our sympathetic and caring staff works endlessly to carefully watch and administer medications properly so that each patient has the best chance at a full-fledged recovery. The medications that we provide at 10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center include:

•  Methadone
•  Subutex
•  Suboxone

A patient’s needs and health status will be evaluated prior to the prescribing of any of the above listed medications. It is possible for dosage adjustments to be made throughout a patient’s time spent in treatment, as well as other necessary medication changes. All alterations will be made by one of our physicians.

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