Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)

The Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper
June 1, 2021
761 Cuthbert Boulevard, Cherry Hill
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years
Certificate Needed:


The Clinician   is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities as directed by the Clinical Director. Clinician will be responsible for patient caseload and will provide group, individual, and family therapy. Clinician will conduct psychosocial and bio-psychosocial assessments. Clinician will collaborate with the Treatment Team to formulate the Master Treatment Plan, and assist in coordinating discharge planning. The Clinician has primary responsibility for maintaining communication with the family, referral source and other service providers as needed.

Core Job Duties

  • Provides excellent individual, family and group therapy to assigned patients following program curriculum provided by Clinical
  • Completes all required documentation ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures, state regulations, Joint Commission standards and Medical Needs Criteria. This includes the following documents:
    • Biophyschosocial Assessment
    • Integrated Summary
    • Comprehensive Problem List
    • Integrated Master Treatment Plan and Updates
    • Individual, family and group therapy session notes
    • Discharge summary
  • Effectively uses therapeutic interventions to assist patients with accomplishing all treatment plans goals and objectives and successfully complete
  • Effectively prepares patient for maintaining sobriety post
  • Maintain referent contact weekly or as required by Clinical Director.
  • Demonstrates sufficient comprehension of the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery and Substance Use Disorders
  • Consistently identifies areas for improvement within the department by studying data and developing, implementing and documenting plans for improvement and outcomes

Other Required Tasks:

  • Maintains positive relationships with all staff
  • Participate effectively in multidisciplinary treatment plan reviews
  • Maintains healthy boundaries with patients and staff
  • Asks for and accepts feedback from supervisors
  • Provides a safe and therapeutic environment to all staff and patients
  • Communicates significant patient developments to supervisor
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities and contribute to the success of the organization
  • Pursues professional development through participation in education and training programs
  • Contributes positively to the morale of other staff
  • Performs other tasks, as assigned


  • Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field (Preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree with appropriate licensure / certification as per State regulations
  • At least two (2) years of clinical experience in mental health field (additional training may substitute for one year
  • Licensed in the State of New Jersey with one of the following:

LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)

LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

LMFT (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)

LCADC (Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor) *Preferred 

LAC (Licensed Associate Counselor) 

LSW (Licensed Social Worker)

LAMFT (Licensed Associate Marriage & Family Therapist)

CADC (Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) *Preferred 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates proficiency in communication and written skills
  • Knowledge of State and Federal statutes regarding patient confidentiality laws
  • Knowledge of licensing and accreditation standards
We offer great benefits including 401(k), generous paid time off plan, medical, dental, vision, and much more!
The Recovery Village is part of Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.
The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO.
We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.
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