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Substance Use Counselor - Master's Level  

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Substance Use Counselor to provide individual therapy, assessments, and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment with primarily adults. This position will provide initial follow up with clients and staff to ensure customer satisfaction.

Our company is growing and this position was created to follow the CCBHC model (Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic) which provides open access to care for clients through a comprehensive range of mental health & substance use disorder services. For more information on the CCBHC model visit: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/ccbhc-success-center/ccbhcta-overview/

Essential Job Duties:

  • Will conduct substance use evaluations/assessments for adults.
  • Will provide substance use education/prevention session(s) as needed for adults.
  • Will provide Level I and Level II outpatient treatment (individual and family based)
  • Will provide liaison services for clients to enter Residential/Intermediate Treatment when appropriate.
  • Will provide aftercare and/or reintegration services treatment for clients, as needed (or liaison to appropriate program.)
  • Will maintain appropriate clinical documentation on all clients served and complete documentation with the organization's expectation for timeliness.
  • Will create substance use related educational and resource material for clients as needed
  • Will keep current on Best Practices and emerging best practices in the substance use disorder field.
  • Will participate in task forces or committees to attempt problem solving regarding substance use issues.
  • Identifies strengths and needs of client/consumer and families and acts to involve them in planning for desired services.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Master's Degree and current licensure in Kansas as a Qualified Mental Health Professional and master’s Level Addictions Counselor (LMAC), with preference given to clinical licensure.  If not currently licensed as a LMAC, must be able to obtain licensure within 90 days of employment 
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient therapeutic services to adults with severe mental illness
  • Familiarity with behavioral health theory, emerging practices and Evidence-Based Practices in the substance use disorder field  
  • Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of therapeutic services helpful.
  • Ability to establish relationships with clients and treatment teams.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.  The ability to manage multiple priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.
  • Ability to recognize and be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Communicates directly and effectively in a cooperative manner with colleagues and representatives of other agencies.
  • Familiar with mental health and substance use disorder theory and practice.
  • Familiar with treatment approaches to treatment substance use disorders with an emphasis on co-occurring disorders
  • Organizational skills to assist in managing a caseload, keeping up with progress notes and treatment plans.
  • Screening Solutions and Medicaid/Medicare Reimbursable inquires.

#therapist #mentalhealth #nonprofit #substanceusedisorders #behavioralhealth #CCBHC

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
Division Wyandot Center  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



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