Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor

  • Western Alternative Corrections, Inc.
  • Kearney, NE, USA
  • Feb 01, 2021
Part time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Substance Abuse Professional

Job Description

Clinician (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC)

*** would consider PLADC***

Normal Working Hours: Monday through Friday - hours are very flexible.

Essential Functions:

•Conduct substance abuse and mental health assessments.

•Provide individual substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population

•Provide group substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population.

•Complete weekly treatment schedules.

•Maintain client related documentation such as clinical treatment plans, attendance records, monthly progress reports, program evaluation forms, discharge summaries, etc.; meet required documentation deadlines

•Utilize Evidence-Based programming and treatment strategies

•Possess excellent interpersonal skills

•Communicate effectively with a varied population including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds. This may include persons for whom English is not a primary language, persons with developmental and learning disorders or individuals with a wide variety of psychiatric and physical disorders.

•Demonstrate consistent sound judgment and decision makings skills.

•Be adaptable to change and demonstrate effective organizational skills.

•Apply policies and procedures rigidly without manipulation by clients.

•Fulfill a number of clerical and administrative duties.

•Attend meetings and training as needed.

Job Requirements

Education, Job Experience and/or Required Licenses:

•Graduate from an accredited college or university with a degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other closely related field.

•Possess and maintain appropriate license/certification to provide clinical treatment services, as required by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services licensing authority (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC).

- Provisional licensure can be considered

•Experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders is preferred.

•Valid drivers' license

Other Requirements:

•No felony convictions or pending charges

•Approved by the referring entity for employment

•Successful completion of drug and alcohol testing

•Successful completion of background check

Other Salary Information

Negotiable

Loan Forgiveness?

No