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Part Time Substance Abuse Counselor

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Acadia Healthcare

Woonsocket, RI

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Job Description


We are currently seeking a Part-Time Substance Abuse Counselor 1 for

our Discovery House Woonsocket facility. Hours are 18 - 20 hours

weekly, between the hours of operation: 5:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5 days a

week and/or Saturdays.

Discovery House of Woonsocket, a member of Acadia Healthcares

Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication

assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid

addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies

and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to

treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics

The Counselor I is a counseling professional who provides treatment

and support to assist patients receiving care in their recovery from

addictions, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or

other behavioral problems; assists with modifying problem behaviors;

may also provide counseling services to families of patients receiving

care through an outpatient setting.


* Conducts individual counseling sessions, under supervision, as

scheduled and documents as required;

* Conducts group and/or family sessions, under supervision, as

scheduled and documents as required;

* May co-facilitate assigned group or family sessions;

* Responsible for initial assessments, as well as follow up

assessment, for patients;

* Prepares individual treatment plans for each assigned patient;

* Ensures all documentation regarding patient care, treatment and

incidents is completed timely and in a clear, concise manner;

* May act as a liaison between referral sources and patients;

* Provides crisis intervention to patients, as needed;

* May plan for aftercare for assigned patients;

* May act as a liaison with insurance carriers, as requested;

* May provide case management duties for patients, ensuring

individualized quality care;

* Evaluates patient needs and determines if referrals to other

programs or facilities are needed; and,

* Performs other duties as assigned.

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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Acadia Healthcare was established in January 2006 to develop and operate a network of behavioral health centers across the country. Acadia provides premier psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics and therapeutic school based programs.

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