ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR – WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ

Gateway Foundation
Published
January 30, 2019
Location
WRIGHTSTOWN
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years

Description

Gateway Foundation

ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR - WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ.

Req. # 18-0821

Gateway Foundation Corrections is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of incarcerated individuals struggling with substance use disorders. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, training and development, and on-site supervised hours for certification and licensure.

• Completes comprehensive assessments of clients’ substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and develops individualized treatment plan.
• Provides individual and group counseling and may facilitate didactic groups.
• Documents treatment and discharge plans, and clients’ progress and responses to treatment; and maintains related records and charts.
• Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring.

Experience

• High school diploma/GED required; Associate’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field and previous experience in a corrections environment is preferred.
• At least six (6) months previous clinical experience in the substance abuse treatment field and 100 hours documented clinical training in counseling theory and practice required (must include Assessment – Domain I and Counseling – Domain II).
• Must be able to obtain New Jersey Department of Corrections clearance.

Tuesday-Friday 12:30pm-9:00pm and Saturday 7:30am-4:00pm
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