Licensed Clinical Therapist

Foundation House - Bethel, ME

Full-timeEstimated: $45,000 - $56,000 a year
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Foundation House is a unique extended care and intensive outpatient sober-living program for young men in recovery. We seek a full-time Clinical Therapist who will be an integral part of our nationally recognized program’s experiential and supportive environment, which incorporates 12 Step, holistic, athletic, art, music, and wilderness therapy.

SUMMARY:

Provide counseling, case management and support to a caseload assigned by the Clinical Director/CEO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate and participate in Foundation House’s Tradecraft12 IOP programming.
  • Create and facilitate treatment plans for new clients.
  • Complete intake and all associated paperwork on incoming clients and report any concerns or anticipated needs to staff.
  • Provide individual and group counseling to assigned caseload.
  • Responsible for ongoing communication and outreach to assigned clients’ family/guardians, referring therapists and educational consultants.
  • Complete daily documentation of individual/group sessions, family contact, educational consultant/primary treatment.
  • Provide guidance regarding sober living, school, work, volunteering, sponsor/AA meetings, family relationships and probation/legal issues.
  • Hold clients accountable to Foundation House rules and expectations.
  • Assist with weekly client house clean.
  • Spend time in residences with clients to develop relationships and awareness of all clients’ needs and issues.
  • Work through transitional planning with clients well in advance of intended discharge date and complete discharge summaries after clients leave Foundation House.
  • Arrange and facilitate meetings with family or educational consultants when requested.
  • Attend regular team meetings, supervision meetings, roster review and all other assigned meetings.
  • Cover groups for other staff and provide off-hours support when needed.
  • Provide on-call coverage as assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Others duties as assigned by the Clinical Director and/or CEO.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • 2+ years of related work experience in a substance abuse/mental health setting.
  • Must be a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).
  • Full licensure in the state of Maine or 5 years full licensure in another state.
  • Must be eligible for a National Provider Identifier (NPI).
  • Proven ability to work in team-oriented environment.
  • Energetic and able to galvanize residents to take full advantage of Foundation House offerings.
  • Able to lead by example and participate in the clients’ journey.
  • Available to work in an on-call capacity 1 week per month.
  • Possess knowledge of current recovery industry trends and residential treatment methodologies.
  • Detail oriented, with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative and able to think outside of the box.
  • Great sense of humor.
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary (commensurate with licensure and experience).
  • 100% individual paid health and dental coverage for full-time employees.
  • Paid holidays and vacation.
  • An experience you won’t find elsewhere.

Job Type: Full-time

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