Certified/Licensed Alchohol and Drug Counselor

Gateway Foundation
Published
April 10, 2018
Location
Job Type
Career level
1-3 years
salary range in US $
$47,000-$54,000
Certificate Needed:
CADC
Other Certifications
LCADC

Description

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.

Responsibilities:
• Completes comprehensive assessment 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/discharge plans and clients’ progress and responses to treatments; maintains related records and charts.
• Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring.

Experience

CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: CADC or LCADC required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have at least 2 years experience in a recognized substance abuse disorder treatment agency.
• Bachelor’s Degree desired, including or supplemented by credits in social work, sociology, health, nursing, psychology, rehabilitation, or counseling.
• Experience in a corrections environment a plus.
• Must be able to obtain New Jersey Department of Corrections clearance.

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