Certified Addictions Counselors (CAC)

Community Connections - Washington, DC

Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $70,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Community Connections seeks Certified Addiction Counselors (CACIs or CACIIs) to provide addictions-focused services with adults dually diagnosed with both serious mental illness and substance use disorders who are served within our Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACT). The CAC will provide individual and group rehabilitation services to consumers within a multi-disciplinary team approach with small caseloads to meet the needs of adults who experience multiple problems such as frequent medical and psychiatric hospitalizations, addiction, arrests, and episodes of homelessness. The CAC will consult to the ACT team on recognizing symptoms of substance use disorder, organizing stage based treatment, and promoting highly individualized, community based recovery strategies.

CAC Responsibilities:
Consult to the ACT team on recognizing symptoms of substance use disorder, organizing stage based treatment, and promoting highly individualized, community based recovery strategies.
Provide addictions-focused services with adults dually diagnosed with serious mental illness and substance use disorders
Provide individual and group rehabilitation services to consumers

CAC Qualifications:
Requires CACI or CACDII
One or more years of behavioral health experience preferred
Strong clinical skills and independent work habits
Good writing skills
Pass Community Connections’ agency background check
Have a personal car, clean driving record, and be comfortable transporting clients in your vehicle

CAC Benefits:
PTO (vacation, sick, and holidays)
Medical/Vision/Dental/Prescription Drug Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Long-term disability
Voluntary life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Immediate 403(b), with employer contribution after two years of employment
Credit union and banking partners including M&T Bank and State Employees Credit Union of Maryland
Educational assistance after one year of employment
Professional and leadership development
Pre-tax Metro cost
Mileage reimbursement for eligible employees
To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to Rebecca Wolfson Berley, LICSW, at jobs@ccdc1.org. We encourage people of color, women, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities to apply.