Counselor- CADC

The Kintock Group
Published
September 14, 2021
Location
Newark
Job Type
Career level
Entry level
Certificate Needed:
CADC

Description

To provide individual and group counseling for drug abuse for residents who are in need of drug treatment.  Intake, assessment and case management services, ongoing assessment for program eligibility, monitoring all aspects of care and client services, and psycho-educational classes may be included at discretion of Program Director.

  • Providing alcohol and substance abuse counseling in individual and group formats
  • Facilitate required Cognitive Behavioral Workshops and classes
  • Develop a comprehensive plan of care that meets the needs of the client
  • Provide the client with information on community services and agency services which will address their needs and make the appropriate referrals on behalf of the client
  • Educate client on all areas related to program participation including rights and responsibilities and appeal rights
  • Utilize case management skills, such as brokering, advocacy, monitoring and discharge planning to link clients and their families to resources and services
  • Work closely with client to develop and revise care plans that are client focused and meet client needs
  • Schedule and/or participates in Case Conference with clients/caregivers, service care planning and negotiate agreements
  • Provide discharge planning to dis-enrolled clients to ensure client’s needs are met
  • Maintain client physical file with required forms as per policy
  • Ensure all services are supported by care plan, and case note documentation
  • Ensuring that all court stipulations are met by each resident assigned to the caseload
  • Ensure that the duties of this position are performed in accordance with contract, ACA, licensure, and corporate standards
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned by the Senior Case Manager, or Director

Experience

Six-months of relevant experience A valid driver's license; a current NJ Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification (CADC)

Ability to follow course curriculum, facilitate groups and/or workshops. Learn, understand and follow contract rules, regulations, policies and procedures; participate as an effective member of a program team; Express ideas orally and in writing, clearly, completely and concisely; Establish and maintain productive working relationships at all levels;

A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a Social Science is required.

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