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5/18/2017 - Substance Abuse Counselor - Department of Human Services

Substance Abuse Counselor
Department of Human Services
Salary Range: $36,390 – $39,836

Duties:
Under direction of a Supervising Counselor (LCADC), conducts interviews and gathers needed information. Under supervision, collects and documents substance abuse histories. Prepares and submits reports, maintains records, prepares treatment plans, conducts individual, group, and family sessions for adults and adolescents. Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships with involved agencies. Keeps current with literature and practices in the field of substance abuse counseling. Participates in the development of educational and/or services programs.


Employees will perform other reasonably related business and/or clinical duties as assigned by the Clinical supervisor and/or Program Director.

Hours:
Full-time 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday

Requirements:
Must be able to work with clients and maintain confidentiality in accordance to 42 CFR and HIPAA regulations. Knowledge of NJSAMS, ASAM Criteria, therapeutic processes, and current trends. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language. Must be able to read, write and speak Spanish if hired to work with Spanish-speaking population.

Applicants must possess a certificate as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), issued by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Law and Public Safety.

Applicants who possess the credentials as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC)
are considered to have met the above certification requirements.

Note:
Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness
testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:
Brittany Wiita, Confidential Assistant
Department of Personnel
Brittanywi@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361


Application deadline: June 1, 2017



The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.