Along with our management group, administrative support and research staff, the entire team at Residence XII is committed to developing and providing the highest quality chemical dependency treatment programs and comprehensive services to meet the unique needs of women and their families.

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Weekend Counselor

Residence XII is recruiting a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) with a passion for contributing to the emerging health of our patients and our dynamic, skillful team. A successful candidate will provide clinical services in an inpatient counselor role as weekend counselor Friday-Monday. Under the direction of the Inpatient Coordinator, 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. B.A. required in a related field. Master’s preferred. MUST be a CDP or CDPT with mental health experience/credentials. No exceptions. 

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  • A knowledge and experiential base regarding the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorder as a progressive disease.
  • Specialized knowledge and skills regarding women's issues and the treatment of women who have a substance use disorder and their families.
  • Knowledge of the principles, steps and traditions of self-help and anonymous groups.
  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate a variety of accepted therapeutic modalities.
  • Knowledge of community resources and the ability to interface with other professionals in the community who provide referrals and resources.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ASAM CRITERIA 3RD EDITION & DSM-5 criteria.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Support a therapeutic milieu in the residence by conducting program activities and providing patient support: Participate in selected patient meals. Participate in structured outdoor activity such as walks. Assure patients follow program schedule. Deliver assigned lectures and educational programs to assure a seven day a week treatment program. Conduct a non-smoking lecture and support program for patient's to encourage a nicotine free lifestyle. Facilitates assigned groups and classes. First Step preparation. Wrap up. Conduct one to one counseling sessions as necessary. Attend assigned staff meetings. Assist in maintaining patient charts and logs and maintaining patient confidentiality in compliance with all licensing bodies & third party reimbursement requirements. Participate in and fully support the on-going team concept of the program design. Assure patients receive comprehensive orientation to Residence XII program rules, guidelines, etc. Offer support and debrief patient post family program and visiting. Other duties as assigned appropriate to this position. As time permits and as assigned:
  • Assist case managers with case management and treatment activities.
  • Transport patients to and from community resources.
  • Assist residence managers with inpatient admissions.