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OUTREACH COUNSELOR (CAC-AD)

Journey's | Rockville, MD | Full Time

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Identities Outreach Counselor is to provide Substance abuse related outreach for youth participating in the Identities Program.


Responsibilities

*Provide bi-weekly individual counseling to each client in assigned caseload.

*Facilitate group substance abuse education sessions with all assigned clients once a week.

*Facilitate family counseling sessions with each assigned client twice a month, or more often if necessary.

*Complete and update Individual treatment plans for each assigned client on a monthly basis.

*Maintain appropriate written and verbal communication with the referral agency for each assigned client.

*Enter appropriate documentation in client records on a daily basis.

*Participate in weekly treatment planning meetings and multi-disciplinary meetings.

*Develop and facilitate a substance abuse prevention and education curriculum.

*Facilitate weekly relapse prevention group meetings.

*Explore resources for clients living with addiction (i.e., community NA/AA meetings) and make referrals as necessary.


Minimum Education Requirements

*BA/BS required

*CAC-AD, LPC, LMSW

*Experience as a licensed /certified counselor