Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc.

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Addictions Counselor

Unspecified | Rockville, MD | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

Are you passionate about helping people? If so, join the team of clinicians who make a difference in lives and communities! Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc has multiple facilities that provide treatment for individuals with addictions and co-occurring disorders.

We are looking for Full Time certified addictions counselor for our residential substance abuse programs in Rockville.  Requires flexibility with scheduling for some evening hours. 

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively engage clients with substance abuse issues. 
  • Demonstrate ability to understand medication assisted treatment.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling sessions with focus on addiction related topics.
  • Responsible for intakes and assessments, problem identification, treatment planning, recording progress notes, and developing discharge plans, review of continuing care plans.
  • Responsible for maintaining contact with referral sources and other agencies involved in client care (i.e. child welfare and criminal justice system)
  • Ability to provide individual, group and family therapy. 
  • Supervision provided for addiction counselors, LGPCs, and LGSWs. 

Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher in chemical dependency or related field
  • 2 – 4 years experience in behavioral healthcare, specifically addictions or related field.
  • Must have minimum of Alcohol and Drug Trainee Status or one of the following certification or license with the State of Maryland:  Licensed Graduate Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LGADC),Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD) or Certified Supervised Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CSC-AD).
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to complete paperwork in a timely manner