We are currently seeking a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor 1 for our Waukesha facility. Hours are Monday-Friday 5:00 am to 1:30 pm.Waukesha Comprehensive Treatment Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's 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 CharacteristicsThe 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. ResponsibilitiesConducts 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.QualificationsHS graduate or equivalent required; prefer bachelor's degree in social or health services field from an accredited college or universityNo previous experience in field required. Experience in counseling field instruction/internship or similar practicum through education or certification processLicenses/Certifications:SAC-IT/SAC/CSAC Licensure or certification for counseling is required.Company BenefitsWe offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.
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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.