Substance Abuse Counselor Job Description
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We are seeking a dedicated and empathetic Substance Abuse Counselor to join our behavioral health team. As a Substance Abuse Counselor, you will be responsible for assessing and providing support to individuals struggling with substance abuse and addiction. If you have a passion for helping individuals overcome challenges, excellent counseling skills, and a commitment to facilitating recovery, we want you to contribute your expertise to our dynamic behavioral health practice.
- Competitive compensation and opportunities for professional growth
- Supportive and collaborative behavioral health team environment
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health and retirement plans
- Opportunities for continuing education and certifications
- Company-sponsored substance abuse counseling workshops and seminars
- Access to resources and tools for addiction counseling
- Assess clients’ substance abuse issues and treatment needs
- Develop personalized treatment plans and goals
- Provide counseling and therapy to individuals and groups
- Offer support and guidance during the recovery process
- Collaborate with healthcare providers and support networks
- Stay updated with addiction treatment approaches and research
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, or related field
- Valid substance abuse counseling certification or licensure
- Proven experience in substance abuse counseling or a related role
- Strong counseling and communication skills
- Empathy and a client-centered approach to counseling
- Ability to create a safe and supportive counseling environment
- Commitment to upholding ethical and professional standards in addiction counseling