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Mental Health Counselor 

Position Substance Use Disorder Counselor (GBS)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Laurel House  
Open Date 9/18/2023  
Close Date  

Genesis Behavioral Services, sister company of Horizon Healthcare, is currently recruiting for a full-time Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Mental Health Counselor to work at our 24-Hr Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs). Counselors are responsible for providing individual and group counseling, case management, and maintaining oversight of particpants in our designated AODA Residential Treatment program locations that work in collaboration with the Department of Corrections.


  1. Provides assessment and client screening within established timelines.
  2. Discusses and completes case management assessment incorporating information previously gathered through the client's DPP agent, referral packet, client application, and collateral resources.
  3. Monitors and coordinates performance of each of the client's identified needs through an individualized treatment plan.
  4. Assists the client in achieving objectives and maximizing independence and productivity through support and training.
  5. Reinforces and serves as a role model/teacher/liaison for implementing concepts and objectives identified by the team.
  6. Assists client to implement the skills needed to maintain a drug-free lifestyle.
  7. Reinforces and encourages client's progress and utilization of the community resources and support systems.
  8. Assists in the monitoring and supervision of clients in the facility.
  9. Provides assessment and treatment information to the treatment team on an ongoing basis.
  10. Contributes to the development and revision of each clients treatment plan according to established guidelines.
  11. Participates in treatment plan review staffings for all clients.
  12. Documents clearly and concisely all assessments, treatment provided, and major communication regarding clients, in appropriate format. Maintain current and complete client records.
  13. Works closely with Department of Corrections agents to ensure quality case planning.
  14. Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
Position Requirements


  1. Masters Degree
  2. Licensed by the State of WI as a Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC-IT, SAC, or CSAC) and Mental Health Counselor Credential (LPC-IT, LPC, APSW, or etc)
  3. One (1) year experience counseling correctional clients utilizing cognitive behavioral methodology.
  4. Trained in Motivational Interviewing.
  5. Documented completed training in an AODA curriculum within the past three (3) years.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Social Services  

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