Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor

  • Western Alternative Corrections, Inc.
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Nov 18, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Clinician (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC)

Normal Working Hours: Monday through Friday - hours vary. Required to work the hours necessary to perform the functions of the position. May be available by phone outside of regular working hours on a rotational basis.

Essential Functions:

•Conduct substance abuse and mental health assessments.

•Provide individual substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population

•Provide group substance abuse and/or mental health treatment for the client population.

•Complete weekly treatment schedules.

•Maintain client related documentation such as clinical treatment plans, attendance records, monthly progress reports, program evaluation forms, discharge summaries, etc.; meet required documentation deadlines

•Utilize Evidence-Based programming and treatment strategies according to the directive endorsed by referral source

•Possess excellent interpersonal skills

•Communicate effectively with a varied population including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.

•Demonstrate consistent sound judgment and decision makings skills.

•Be adaptable to change and demonstrate effective organizational skills.

•Apply policies and procedures rigidly without manipulation by clients.

•Fulfill a number of clerical and administrative duties.

•Attend meetings and training as needed.

Job Requirements

Education, Job Experience and/or Required Licenses:

•Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other closely related field.

•Possess and maintain appropriate license/certification to provide clinical treatment services, as required by the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services licensing authority (LIMHP, LMHP, LADC).

•Experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders and/or sex offenders is preferred.

•Valid drivers' license

Other Requirements:

•No felony convictions or pending charges

•Approved by the referring entity for employment

•Successful completion of drug and alcohol testing

•Successful completion of background check

Loan Forgiveness?