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Alcohol and Substance Abuse Clinican

Description

Provides evaluation and treatment of alcohol and substance abusing clients.


 

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Responsibilities

•  Provides evaluation and treatment of alcohol and substance abusing clients.

•  Provides individual and group treatment for clients in day rehab program.

•  Provides family sessions to engage client in family into treatment and address treatment issues.

•  Provides psycho-educational group sessions for clients on relevant issues such as addiction education, anger management, domestic violence, etc…

•  Communicates with appropriate Agency staff, criminal justice agencies and related community organizations to assure coordination of client services.

•  Completes psychosocial assessments of alcohol and substance abusing clients to determine appropriate services.

•  Performs written psychosocial assessment, takes relevant history and completes screening tools with clients to determine treatment recommendations and level of care.

•  Refers clients to treatment within the agency or appropriate community services to best meet client needs, advocating on client's behalf when appropriate.

•  Provides immediate feedback to the agencies and individuals involved with client referral or care.


Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Work and a LMSW or LCSW required.  Two years clinical experience working in substance abuse or mental health services is preferred. 


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