REPORTS TO: Substance Abuse Program Manager
Full time clinician to provide substance abuse assessments and counseling (individual and group) in the Recovering with Pride Program. Services are provided in both outpatient and intensive outpatient levels of care, with a focus on LGBT and HIV impacted populations. Services provided will follow professional standards and ethical guidelines.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities*:
1. Develop and provide therapeutic services to individuals and groups. Conduct screenings, make referrals, complete assessments, and provide counseling. Target groups include gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations of varied ethnic backgrounds as well as HIV/AIDS impacted clients.
2. Contribute to the development of substance abuse programming at HBHC.
3. Provide consultation for other staff, social work and psychology externs and volunteers on substance abuse and chemical dependency. Participates in the Department’s training program; provides education to the general public and other substance abuse professionals through public speaking engagements and workshops.
4. Make program recommendations to the Director of Behavioral Health Services and Substance Abuse Program Manager, and implement approved procedures for the programs.
5. Develop and maintain required files, records, reports, and statistical data in a timely manner and in accordance with departmental & agency and guidelines, as well as DASA standards.
6. Communicate with Financial Services regarding client fees and collections.
7. Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master’s degree in social work (MSW) or comparable education and experience required. Clinical experience in providing individual and group therapies in substance abuse required. Knowledge and/or experience in working with multi-ethnic clients (particularly African-American and Latino), LGBT populations, and/or HIV+/PWA clients required. Ability to provide services in Spanish and/or certification as an AODA counselor (CADC) strongly preferred.
- Anticipates problems, opportunities and needs of organization.
- Copes successfully with unexpected events.
- Exhibits good time management skills.
Experience and Qualifications:
Clinical experience in providing individual and group therapies in substance abuse required. Knowledge and/or experience in working with multi-ethnic clients (particularly African-American and Latino), LGBT populations, and/or HIV+/PWA clients required.
Community health center setting with psychosocial services, medical clinic and pharmacy on site. Dedicated interdisciplinary team composed of psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, graduate student trainees, psychiatrists and medical staff.
Physical ability to effectively communicate with others, verbally and written; perform basic computer operations and other office functions, whether aided or unaided.
Full-time position, working a minimum of 40 hours per week. Schedule flexible, with some evening hours (6 PM to 9 PM) required. Works under minimal direction.
No travel expected.
Please apply using the following link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=1673281
Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Howard Brown are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.
*The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.