Part-time Outpatient Counselor
Residence XII is recruiting a part-time Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) with a passion for contributing to the emerging health of our patients and our dynamic, skillful outpatient team. A successful candidate will provide clinical services in an inpatient counselor role and be counted on to be a strong member of our treatment community. Under the direction of the Agency Outpatient Supervisor, the CDP is responsible for ensuring consistency with the Residence XII’s mission, values, and philosophical approach to the disease of addiction and with state regulatory requirements. The CDP must have a strong desire to be of service. We seek individuals committed to working in a professional, multidisciplinary and creative environment. Knowledge or experience with the treatment needs of women is important and an understanding of co-occurring mental health issues is a plus. Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-9:30 p.m.
Meet and maintain CDP requirements and qualifications as defined in the WAC 246-811-030.
The Chemical Dependency Professional shall have adequate education, experience and knowledge regarding the nature and treatment of substance use disorder, be knowledgeable about community resources providing services women who have a substance use disorder may need, know and understand the principles and techniques of substance use disorder counseling and be skilled in the application of these principles and techniques.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the disease concept; co-dependency as a part of the addiction process; drug dependencies and the effects on the family dynamics.
Knowledge of the principles, steps and traditions of self-help and anonymous groups.
Knowledge and ability to facilitate a variety of accepted therapeutic modalities.
Ability to interface with the community.
Knowledge of referral sources.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of ASAM CRITERIA 3RD EDITION & DSM-5 criteria.
Prepare and maintain patient files to include, intake histories, assessments, individual service plans, daily charting, and transition summaries in compliance with the WAC requirements.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Participate and support fully the on-going team concept of the treatment design.
Facilitate group therapy sessions.
One to one counseling sessions as necessary.
Facilitate family sessions as necessary.
Assist assigned patients in developing an, goals and a continuing recovery program.
Responsible for composition and delivery of assigned lecture and education sessions.
Evaluate prospective patients. Maintain as appropriate, rapport with patient's employer physician, therapist, attorney, court systems and other referral sources.
Attend all staff meetings.
Assure that assessment, treatment and reporting requirements for court ordered patients are met according to the provision of R.C.W. 10.05.020 - 10.05.170.
Prepare timely utilization review reports.
Supervise assigned interns.
Reports to the Outpatient Supervisor