LCDC - Treatment Counselor

  • 1107 E Marshall Ave, Longview, TX 75601, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Wellness Pointe, everyone will receive an exceptional quality of care. The center has expanded into a multifaceted clinic that offers obstetrics, pediatrics, general medicine, family planning, and dentistry. Some of the other services offered by our well qualified staff include education, intervention, and management of the many social issues that impact our community. Everyone is treated in complete confidence. Medicaid, Medicare, and most private health insurance is accepted.

Job Description

This position will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination and implementation of the Wellness Pointe - Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment program. Implements chemical dependency treatment activities; developing, revising and updating policies and procedures under grant direction; and coordinating the specific treatment programs for assigned clients. 

• Prepares and conducts individual and group client treatments and counseling sessions.
• Review and/or perform intake assessment, and screening process.
• Coordinate treatment activities with staff and referral sources.
• Client data entry
• Network with referral sources and other providers for access to care.
• Maintain all pertinent licensure and training.
• Attend all related staffings and meetings.
• Supervise program Case Manager.
• Carries out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 Bachelor’s degree in a Behavioral Science, related area or equivalency preferred
• Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
• minimum of 3 years experience in group and individual SA Counseling in a non-profit setting. working with both adolescents and adults.
• Requires a valid Texas Driver's License, appropriate driving record and auto liability 
insurance that meets the minimum required by State of Texas statute.
• Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position. 

• Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the clients served 
• The individual must demonstrate the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care per Wellness Pointe/DSHS requirements.
• Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image. 
•The ability to work independently and effectively under pressure. 
• Proficient in MS Office Suite. 
• Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. 
• Superior organizational and problem solving skills

Additional Information

Wellness Pointe is an Equal Opportunity, 'Veteran Friendly' Employer.