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Company: CRC Health Group

Location: West Lynn, MA

Date Posted: August 26, 2014

Source: CRC Health Group

If you are an experienced substance abuse counselor and are looking for a rewarding new career path, consider joining the Habit OPCO team! We are currently looking for a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor to work in our outpatient addiction treatment program.

Habit OPCO provides rehabilitation treatment services on an outpatient basis for patients with drug addictions, enabling them to function normally in society. Our highly-trained professionals, many of whom are Masters-prepared, provide individual, group and family counseling focused on addiction, recovery, and related personal, family, and vocational issues.

Our organization is dedicated to treating people with dignity and respect and assisting them to attain a drug free lifestyle. Our philosophy is based on the fact that methadone, combined with life skills counseling, has been shown to be the best treatment available for opiate-dependent individuals. We understand that reducing the stigma associated with narcotic addiction and treatment will always be a ...

If you are an experienced substance abuse counselor and are looking for a rewarding new career path, consider joining the Habit OPCO team! We are currently looking for a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor to work in our outpatient addiction treatment program.

Habit OPCO provides rehabilitation treatment services on an outpatient basis for patients with drug addictions, enabling them to function normally in society. Our highly-trained professionals, many of whom are Masters-prepared, provide individual, group and family counseling focused on addiction, recovery, and related personal, family, and vocational issues.

Our organization is dedicated to treating people with dignity and respect and assisting them to attain a drug free lifestyle. Our philosophy is based on the fact that methadone, combined with life skills counseling, has been shown to be the best treatment available for opiate-dependent individuals. We understand that reducing the stigma associated with narcotic addiction and treatment will always be a challenge, but it is a process to which we are firmly committed.

As a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, you will become an integral part of Habit OPCOs multidisciplinary treatment team, helping patients to address not only their physical addiction, but also the psychological and social aspects of this complex disorder and its many consequences. You will be involved with patients throughout their entire recovery process and have the opportunity to develop long-term therapeutic relationships with many of them.

Habit OPCO is proud to employ a diverse group of clinical, professional, and administrative support staff who focus their energy and considerable talent and on serving the individualized needs of each patient. We have an exemplary record of employing and developing a highly diverse team across the organization, and we believe that this diversity greatly enriches our organization, creating an environment supportive of professional development for staff and also improving the quality of service provided to our diverse patient community.

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Job Responsibilities

As a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, you will work in consultation with the clinical, operational, and medical directors, nurses, and other members of our treatment team to create and monitor the individualized treatment plans that are best suited to assist each patient in overcoming his or her addiction.

Your specific duties as a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor include, but are not limited to:

* Conducting patient assessments
* Creating treatment plans
* Providing individual and group substance abuse counseling
* Monitoring the overall recovery of each patient
* Making referrals for medical examinations, drug screens and other services
* Making treatment recommendations based on data gathered during counseling sessions
* Taking detailed notes and updating files for each meeting or appointment to document treatment and progress, note missed appointments, and document treatment milestones

Habit OPCO offers numerous opportunities for career mobility for employees who desire to pursue such opportunities. With a commitment to employee professional development and a job posting and transfer policy to facilitate mobility, our organization has an excellent record of promoting from within.

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