NJ - Elizabeth (07206)

Job Description

As a substance abuse counselor you must be able to act as a support system for people with drug and alcohol/mental health disorders and their behavioral health issues. Job duties include but are not limited to teaching individuals how to modify behaviors assessments including intake, identifying issues and creating goals and individualized Treatment Plans., assisting with case management, leading group therapy sessions, providing outreach and progress reports to referring agencies, referring patients to support groups, setting up an after care plan, knowledge of ASAM criteria and NJSAMS, obtain authorizations from Medicaid, insurances and other referral sources. Case load can include PH, IOP and OP levels of care.

Job Requirements

NJ LCADC required within three years of starting in this position. Masters degree required. NJ License in Social Work required.All new hires who are in recovery must attest to having one year of sobriety and abstinence. In addition, all new hires are required to sign an Affidavit of Recovery. Must comply with TRMC paid state-level criminal history record background check supported by fingerprint check prior to hire.

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