Location: Kuna, ID
Posted 08/24/2016

We are looking for two (2) dynamic Substance Abuse Instructors

The Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP) Facility, operated and managed by MTC, is focused on providing offenders with programming designed to help them with personal growth for re-entry into the community. Our staff environment is built on a shared vision of teamwork, learning and professional development. Join our team and make a difference!

Position Summary:
Reports to the Program Manager. Responsible for providing academic instruction and rehabilitative services to offenders in accordance with approved curricula and in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC).
Essential Functions:

1. Plan and conduct classes and activities for offenders in life skills, Cognitive Behavior Intervention- Substance Abuse, Thinking for a Change, Pre-Release, Aggression Replacement Training, and other subjects. Prepare teaching plans, activities and learning experiences to increase the positive impact of courses taught.
2. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of substance abuse and other program content.
3. Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the offender.
4. Assess offender performance.
5. Participate in staff conferences in an endeavor to develop and improve educational programs.
6. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
7. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

*Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and two (2) years substance abuse, social work or psychological rehab education and/or experience, or four (4) years substance abuse, social work or psycho-social rehab experience. Minimum of ISAS certificate preferred.
Valid driver's license in the State of Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Employment subject to MTC and IDOC background clearance.

MTC offers a competitive benefits package, paid holidays, education assistance, 401k as well as annual in-service training.


Applicants must apply online at: http://www.mtcjobs.com/

Follow the employment menu links on the website

 

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Location:GOVERNMENT OF BERMUDA
Department of Human Resources
Ministry of National Security
Posted 07/05/2016

Addiction Counsellor

HIRING WAGE: PS 25-27 $77,254 - $82,581 (US Equivalent)
STATUS: Department for National Drug Control
Job Number: DHR01001 (880018/OS)

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Addiction Counsellor works under the leadership and supervision of the Programme Manager. The postholder manages a caseload of clients and provides day-to-day substance abuse treatment using effective treatment modalities. The postholder will provide individual and group counseling, develop treatment plans, collect statistical data and report on the client outcomes both written and verbal. The Addiction Counsellor will provide direct supervision to clients in all activities and perform additional duties as requested by the Programme Manager. The postholder must hold a Bachelor’s Degree relevant in a clinical discipline such as Human Services, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, Nursing or a related field. The post holder must hold Certification as an Addiction Counsellor with the Bermuda Addiction Certification Board or an international certification with reciprocity with Bermuda and be registered to practice with the Allied Health Professional Council. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aide and Protective Intervention Training or its equivalent is also required. The postholder must have a minimum of five years of counseling experience with three of the five years as a direct treatment provider of alcohol and/or other drug related problems. The postholder must be familiar with Twelve-Step program, the Therapeutic Community model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing Techniques and must have experience working with effective treatment modalities. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, applicants who possess a Certificate in Counseling from an accredited College/University along with all other previously stated education requirements and possesses at least ten years’ relevant experience inclusive of addiction counselling experience may also be considered for the post. The postholder must be prepared to work 12 hour shifts and on Public Holidays and weekends on a rotational basis. Previous applicants need not apply.

This post is offered on a three year contract. Qualified persons wishing to be considered for the post may apply online at www.govtcareers.gov.bm by the specified closing 6th July 2016.

 

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Location: Boise, ID
Posted 06/22/2016

DRUG & ALCOHOL COUNSELOR

Problem Solving Court - Trial Court Administration
HIRING WAGE: $17.00 - $17.25/hr DOE
STATUS: Full-time with benefits
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Apply online at adacounty.id.gov/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY
Provides drug and alcohol screenings and assessments; education, counseling and therapy sessions; and creates and implements treatment plans.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The Drug and Alcohol Counselor performs assignments that are made in broad terms; the methods and techniques used are those generally recognized as appropriate within the profession for substance abuse treatment services. Complex or unusual situations are discussed with the supervisor before proceeding. Incumbent independently obtains and evaluates information necessary to perform their own duties and reach their own decisions; however, the decisions are reviewed regularly with the supervisor for conformance with policy and procedure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Conducts evaluations and screenings;
• Develops appropriate treatment plans and keeps on-going records of treatment;
• Conducts education, counseling and therapy sessions;
• Ensures each participant is compliant with treatment protocols, plans and expectations;
• Prepares participant for discharge by completing necessary paperwork, recommending resources and developing a discharge plan.
• Ensures files meet standards;
• Assists with billing and scheduling;
• Assists in developing programs, policies and procedures as requested.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
• Attends regular staff meeting;
• Performs related functions as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Meets criteria as a Qualified Substance Use Disorders Professional consistent with IDAPA 16.218;
• Skill in working with resistant and manipulative treatment populations;
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and protect clients’ rights;
• Knowledge of the treatment of chemical dependency; modern treatment services and programs; and literature on current substance abuse treatment studies;
• Ability to conduct evaluations with verified evaluation tools;
• Ability to plan, organize and accomplish work assignments;
• Ability to facilitate therapy groups and individual counseling sessions;
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
• Knowledge of individual and group behavior;
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• This position will require employees to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings and weekends;
• The incumbent is subject to a background check;
• This position has been designated safety sensitive and therefore the incumbent is subject to random drug testing.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Work is performed primarily in an office environment and classroom setting; the employee in this class is subject to inside environmental conditions;
• Position frequently requires a combination of sitting and standing to accomplish tasks and the ability to lift up to 15lbs;
• Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in a general office environment and in a classroom setting to accomplish tasks.

DISCLAIMER
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job. This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

NOTE

Ada County reserves the right, at the discretion of the appropriate appointing authority, to waive any of the minimum qualifications for those applicants whose general or specific qualifications would otherwise qualify the applicant for the position or lead the appointing authority to believe that the applicant is capable of performing the assigned duties and fulfilling the assigned responsibilities. The hiring pay range may be appropriately adjusted based upon current and/or prior applicable Ada County employment experience.

* If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in and/or complete the county’s application process, please contact Human Resources at the phone number or address listed hereon. (TDD call 287-7979)

Ada County Human Resources | 200 W. Front Street, 2nd Floor, Boise, ID 83702
Office: 208-287-6990 Fax: 208-287-6999
adacounty.id.gov

 

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Location: Kuna, ID
Posted 06/07/2016

We are looking for a dynamic Substance Abuse Instructor

The Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP) Facility, operated and managed by MTC, is focused on providing offenders with programming designed to help them with personal growth for re-entry into the community. Our staff environment is built on a shared vision of teamwork, learning and professional development. Join our team and make a difference!

Position Summary:
Reports to the Program Manager. Responsible for providing academic instruction and rehabilitative services to offenders in accordance with approved curricula and in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC).
Essential Functions:
1. Plan and conduct classes and activities for offenders in life skills, Cognitive Behavior Intervention- Substance Abuse, Thinking for a Change, Pre-Release, Aggression Replacement Training, and other subjects. Prepare teaching plans, activities and learning experiences to increase the positive impact of courses taught.
2. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of substance abuse and other program content.
3. Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the offender.
4. Assess offender performance.
5. Participate in staff conferences in an endeavor to develop and improve educational programs.
6. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
7. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.
It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

*Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and two (2) years substance abuse, social work or psychological rehab education and/or experience, or four (4) years substance abuse, social work or psycho-social rehab experience. Minimum of ISAS certificate preferred.

Valid driver's license in the State of Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Employment subject to MTC and IDOC background clearance.

MTC offers a competitive benefits package, paid holidays, education assistance, 401k as well as annual in-service training.

Applicants must apply online at: http://www.mtcjobs.com/
Follow the employment menu links on the website

 

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Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Posted 04/22/2016

Master level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, Certified Alcohol/Drug Counsel or ISAS

Applicant serves as the assigned counselor; and treats, assesses, counsels, tracks and otherwise rehabilitates clients with chemical dependency. The applicant acts as a liaison between the client, medical personnel, courts, external agencies, family members and other parties concerned with the treatment of the client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1. Conduct substance abuse education/therapeutic classes Adults/Adolescents
2. Conduct intake assessments & screening when appropriate to assess the nature and extend of the clients’ substance abuse problem
3. Collaborate with clients in developing treatment plans
4. Conduct group education/counseling either in English or Spanish or both
5. Conduct family counseling when appropriate
6. Intervene in crisis situations with clients to normalize situation and take appropriate steps
7. Consult with supervisor on difficult or sensitive cases.

INDIRECT CLIENT SERVICES
1. Staffing in – house client issues with clinical supervisor and other agencies as needed
2. Record keeping documentation
3. Update Treatment Plans
4. Discharge summaries
5. Conduct other duties as required by Supervisor

STAFF DEVELOPMENT
1. Attend staff meetings
2. Attend scheduled in-service training's
3. Must meet with Clinical Supervisor for clinical supervision

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Current certification from IBADCC as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor, ISAS
2. Master's level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW licensed in the State of Idaho.
3. Ability to think and work independently or with direction, and communicate effectively with clients, family members, external agencies, and courts.

Email Resume to: annettef@tuellercounseling.org

 

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Location: Twin Falls, ID
Posted 04/14/2016

Recovery Coach

Lifestyle Changes Counseling is hiring a personal guide and mentor for people seeking or in recovery. The Recovery Coach helps to remove barriers and obstacles, and links the recovering person to the recovery community. Recovery Coach must have completed 30 hours of training offered by DHW. A willingness to help and serve. It is encouraged that Recovery Coach is a person in recovery from alcohol or substance abuse but it is not a dis-qualifier if you are not.

If interested in working please contact Mari Nelson LCPC, ICADC, DBTC-lccmnelson@outlook.com

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Location: Caldwell, ID
Posted 04/14/2016

Bachelor level, Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor

FAMILY SERVICES COUNSELING CENTER

Applicant serves as the assigned counselor; and treats, assesses, counsels, tracks and otherwise rehabilitates clients with chemical dependency. The applicant acts as a liaison between the client, medical personnel, courts, external agencies, family members and other parties concerned with the treatment of the client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1. Conduct GAIN Assessments
2. Conduct substance abuse education/therapeutic classes
3. Conduct intake assessments & screening when appropriate to assess the nature and extend of the clients substance abuse problem
4. Collaborate with clients in developing treatment plans
5. Conduct group education/counseling either in English or Spanish or both
6. Conduct family counseling when appropriate
7. Intervene in crisis situations with clients to normalize situation and take appropriate steps
8. Consult with supervisor on difficult or sensitive cases.

INDIRECT CLIENT SERVICES
1. Staffing in – house client issues with clinical supervisor and other agencies as needed
2. Record keeping documentation
3.Update Treatment Plans
4. Discharge summaries
5. Conduct other duties as required by Supervisor

STAFF DEVELOPMENT
1. Attend staff meetings
2. Attend scheduled in-service trainings
3. Must meet with Clinical Supervisor for clinical supervision

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelor's Degree and certification from IBADCC as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor
2. Ability to think and work independently or with direction, and communicate effectively with clients, family members, external agencies, and courts.

Email Resume to: doramoraposton@familyservicescaldwell.com

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Location: Caldwell, ID
Posted 04/12/2016

Master level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC)

Peak Recovery is seeking qualified individual that is a team player and has knowledge of client-centered techniques and CBT.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Conduct GAIN Assessments, facilitation of substance abuse groups during the day and evening hours, intake assessment, service planning, case management, individual therapy sessions and family therapy if appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Current certification from IBADCC as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor
2. Master's level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW licensed in the State of Idaho.
3. WITS proficient.

Pay is dependent upon education and qualifications. $18.00 to $25.00 per hour, Vacations pay and holiday pay after 1 year of employment. Email Resume to: michonne@peakrecoveryllc.com or fax (208) 455-2044

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Location: Kuna, ID
Posted 03/16/2016

We are looking for dynamic Substance Abuse Instructor

The Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP) Facility, operated and managed by MTC, is focused on providing offenders with programming designed to help them with personal growth for re-entry into the community. Our staff environment is built on a shared vision of teamwork, learning and professional development. Join our team and make a difference!

Position Summary:
Reports to the Program Manager. Responsible for providing academic instruction and rehabilitative services to offenders in accordance with approved curricula and in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC).

Essential Functions:
1. Plan and conduct classes and activities for offenders in life skills, MRT, Family Reunification, Work Force Readiness, and other subjects. Prepare teaching plans, activities and learning experiences to increase the positive impact of courses taught.
2. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of substance abuse and other program content.
3. Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the offender.
4. Assess offender performance.
5. Participate in staff conferences in an endeavor to develop and improve educational programs.
6. Adjust material and curriculum to the individual differences of the offenders assigned.
7. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques.
8. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree and two (2) years substance abuse, social work or psychological rehab education and/or experience, or four (4) years substance abuse, social work or psycho-social rehab experience. Minimum of ISAS certificate preferred.

Valid driver's license in the State of Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Employment subject to MTC and IDOC background clearance.

MTC offers a competitive benefits package, paid holidays, education assistance, 401k as well as annual in-service training.

Applicants must apply online at: http://www.mtcjobs.com/
Follow the employment menu links on the website

Idaho CAPP Contact: Fabiola Giddings, Human Resources Manager
Phone: 208-336-9959 email: fabiola.giddings@mtctrains.com

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Location: Pierce, ID
Posted 03/10/2016

Advocate/Case Manager, Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Non-Classified Classification
Division of Military
Open for Recruitment: March 9, 2016 - March 22, 2016
Announcement # NONCLS021095
Salary Range: $18.83 - $22.26 Hourly -Plus Competitive Benefits!

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Open to all applicants. This position does not require membership in the Idaho National Guard.

Location: Military Division, Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy, Pierce, ID.

Introduction:
This position is assigned to the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA), within the State of Idaho – Military Division. The Academy campus is located in Pierce, Idaho. The mission of IDYCA is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of disengaged youth through education and mentoring, empowering youth to improve their academic level and employment potential and become responsible and productive citizens of Idaho and the United States. The Academy is an intensive residential academic intervention for “At Risk” 16-18-year-old Idaho youth, directed and sponsored by the State of Idaho – Military Division/Idaho National Guard. It provides a unique educational opportunity within an intensive military structure and overview. Student Cadets participate in daily activities such as academic instruction, service to community, drill and ceremony, housekeeping, personal hygiene and physical fitness. Youth applicants are invited to a 2-week acclimation period to determine their desire and commitment to participate. The acclimation phase is followed by a two phase enterprise consisting of: 1) a 20-week residential phase, and; 2) a 12-month post residential phase consisting of life planning, community re-integration, and mentoring. The Academy focuses on eight core components that define all dimensions of a person’s success relative to personal achievement and social contributions. The components are: Leadership/Followership, Service to Community, Job Skills, Academic Excellence, Responsible Citizenship, Life-Coping Skills, Health and Hygiene, and Physical Fitness. The Academy is staffed by uniformed Cadre, Professional Instructors, Counselors, Advocates (Case Managers), and other support staff members.
You can learn more about the Youth ChalleNGe Program at the national website www.jointservicessupport.org/ngycp. To learn more about the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy visit www.idyouthchallenge.com.

How to Apply:
Application forms and announcements are available at the Human Resources Office (HRO), 4794 General Manning Avenue, Building 442, Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, 83705-8112 and Internet address: http://inghro.idaho.gov/Jobs.htm and http://inghro.idaho.gov/hr/forms/forms.htm.

Submit application packets to the above listed street address no later than 4:30 p.m. of the announcement closing date. Applications will not be accepted via e-mail except from deployed Service members, DOD Civilians, and DOD Contractors serving overseas in support of contingency operations. Deployed applicants are responsible for contacting the HRO State Personnel Branch to confirm receipt of the e-mailed application.
Your packet must include an Employment Application (SPB-1) with attached sheet(s) of paper that provide individual responses to each of the Mandatory Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed under Qualification Requirements of this announcement. Applicants can additionally submit a resume and/or other supplemental documentation to support qualifications.
The State of Idaho provides Veteran's Preference in employment. If you request Veterans’ Preference you must submit a completed War Era Veterans’ Preference Form (SPB-1a) and provide supporting documentation demonstrating eligibility.
Failure to provide a complete packet may prevent you from being considered for this position.
The Military Division monitors recruitment and selection programs in order to assure equal employment opportunity. We appreciate your cooperation by voluntarily furnishing us with an Equal Employment Opportunity Worksheet, (SPB-1b).

Qualification Requirements: You must submit information with your application demonstrating you meet the requirements of the position. For a listing of the requirements, please see announcement 16-15-N at http://inghro.idaho.gov/Jobs.htm.

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Location: Caldwell, ID
Posted 02/19/2016

Master level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Applicant serves as the assigned counselor; and treats, assesses, counsels, tracks and otherwise rehabilitates clients with chemical dependency. The applicant acts as a liaison between the client, medical personnel, courts, external agencies, family members and other parties concerned with the treatment of the client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1. Conduct GAIN Assessments
2. Conduct substance abuse education/therapeutic classes Adults/Adolescents
3. Conduct intake assessments & screening when appropriate to assess the nature and extend of the clients substance abuse problem
4. Collaborate with clients in developing treatment plans
5. Conduct group education/counseling either in English or Spanish or both
6. Conduct family counseling when appropriate
7. Intervene in crisis situations with clients to normalize situation and take appropriate steps
8. Consult with supervisor on difficult or sensitive cases.

INDIRECT CLIENT SERVICES
1. Staffing in – house client issues with clinical supervisor and other agencies as needed
2. Record keeping documentation
3.Update Treatment Plans
4. Discharge summaries
5. Conduct other duties as required by Supervisor

STAFF DEVELOPMENT
1. Attend staff meetings
2. Attend scheduled in-service trainings
3. Must meet with Clinical Supervisor for clinical supervision

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Current certification from IBADCC as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor
2. Master's level LCPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW licensed in the State of Idaho.
3. Ability to think and work independently or with direction, and communicate effectively with clients, family members, external agencies, and courts.

Email Resume to: doramoraposton@familyservicescaldwell.com

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Location: Roseburg, OR
Posted 02/18/2016

Adult Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: Douglas County
Department: Health and Human Services

Our expert team of professionals specializes in evidence-based care for adults and their families, as well as treatment for co-occurring mental health conditions. With clinicians available at community medical clinics and human service agencies, Adapt is committed to providing a fully integrated range of education and outpatient services to meet your needs.

The Position:
Adapt Addictions Treatment is interviewing for full time Adult Substance Abuse Counselors.

Job Description:
Counselors use multiple evidence-based practices to assist clients in the refining of strategies to identify and intervene in unwanted and damaging behaviors, while assisting patients in the development of more productive ones. This is done through monitoring patient progress, working collaboratively with the patient and their families to develop recovery supports, and coordinating with local mental health, primary care, or legal services necessary to enhance a patient's recovery and reintegration post-completion of outpatient treatment. You should have understanding about the needs of chemically dependent people in general but more specifically, those in treatment.

Clinician Expectations:
Facilitate IOP/OP groups consistent with ASAM Levels of Care
Conduct individual sessions with clients as indicated by Oregon OARS
Collaboratively develop, implement, and execute treatment plans consistent with client goals and legal obligations of the client (i.e. probation, CWP, etc.)
Coordinate services with outpatient mental health and primary care providers
Adhere to and utilize the evidenced-based practices as endorsed by the State of Oregon and ACCBO
Assure intakes, assessments, and clinical documentation reflect the client's participation in treatment, as well as progress therein

Required Experience:
CADC license or higher with equivalent educational experience
Experience in A/D counseling
A minimum of one year experience working as a CADC or an equally credentialed chemical dependency professional
Skills and experience in community relations and group presentation
Prior experience in dealing effectively with courts, corrective departments, and other agencies and referral sources

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree in human services, social work, psychology, or equivalent behavioral health field
+2 years working experience in the field addiction services
Background knowledge of mental illness and comorbidity
Advanced certifications and licenses will reflect in starting salary

Position Benefits:
• The successful applicant will receive a generous signing bonus and be eligible for relocation expenditures.
• Competitive salary and great benefits.
• Adapt offers two insurance plans to all eligible Full-Time employees and their families; in which Adapt currently pays 100% of the premiums.
• 401K plan is available to all employees and contributions are made by Adapt after a specified time of employment.
• Employee assistance program

Adapt Online Employment Application
To apply, e-mail your cover letter and resume to Ligita Lane at ligita_lane@msn.com or mail to P.O. Box 1121, Roseburg, OR 97470

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Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Posted 02/17/2016

Part-Time Substance Abuse Counselor (has the ability to become full time)

Rate of Pay: $22.00 to $28.00 depending on experience

• Submit resume via email or fax

Qualifications:
•    Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with a CADC credential
•    Experience in a treatment setting
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
•    Excellent communication, documentation, and detailed report writing skills
•    Must work as part of a team
•    Familiar with Motivational Interviewing Techniques
•    Strong knowledge of ASAM criteria and the ability to work within ASAM guidelines

Responsibilities include:
•    Group and Individual Counseling
•    Treatment Planning
•    Case Management
•    Discharge Summary
•    Willing to work non-traditional hours (evening hours up to 8 p.m. w/ some weekends)

Ability to pass background check; clean record for the past 3 years; clean and sober lifestyle, and working an active program of recovery.

Submit Resume via email to soridaho@gmail.com or fax 208-932-4582

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Location: Meridian, ID
Posted 02/16/2016

Intern to facilitate DUI / Alcohol & Drug Education groups

Center for Behavioral Health is seeking an intern to facilitate DUI / Alcohol & Drug Education groups. Our current interns are graduating in the Spring, so this great opportunity is becoming available! Groups are held every Saturday, from 9am - 5pm.

Ideally, we are seeking somebody who needs group hours, working towards their CADC / LPC / LSW / LCPC / LCSW; or somebody seeking an internship (or, if somebody just wants to volunteer for 8 hours 1-2x/month, on Saturday, because they are passionate about it!) The schedule is based on a rotation, volunteering approximately every 3rd weekend. This is an excellent way to obtain a lot of hours very quickly!

The position requires great independence, with little supervision. The candidate will be expected to facilitate an 8-hour psycho-educational group, the curriculum is already established. There is no treatment provided to the clients during these groups and training will be provided by myself.

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Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
Posted 02/15/2016

Part-Time Substance Abuse Counselor (has the ability to become full time)

Rate of Pay: $18.00 to $22.00 depending on experience
•    Submit resume via email, mail, fax
•    No phone calls please

Qualifications:
•    Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with a CADC credential
•    Experience in a treatment setting
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
•    Excellent communication, documentation, and detailed report writing skills
•    Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Working Knowledge of WITS (preferred)
•    GAIN certified (preferred)
•    Familiarity with Motivational Interviewing Techniques preferred
•    Strong knowledge of Recovery Principles
•    Willing to become GENESIS certified
•    Belief in “faith-based” recovery
•    Strong knowledge of ASAM criteria and the ability to work within ASAM guidelines
•    Willing to work some non-traditional hours (2 evenings until 8:00 p.m.)

Responsibilities include:
•    Group and Individual Counseling
•    Diagnostic Evaluations and Assessments
•    Treatment Planning
•    Case Management
•    Discharge Summary
•    Willing to work non-traditional hours (evening hours up to 8 p.m. w/ some weekends)
•    Ability to pass background check; clean record for the past 3 years

Ability to pass background check; clean record for the past 3 years; clean and sober lifestyle, and working an active program of recovery.

Submit Resume via email to Reception@ascentcda.com or fax 208-635-5837.

 

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Location: Jerome, ID
Posted 02/04/2016

Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC)
Valley Community Counseling

The Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC) serves as the assigned counselor; and treats, assesses, counsels, tracks and otherwise rehabilitates clients with chemical dependency. The CDAC acts as a liaison between the client, medical personnel, courts, external agencies, family members and other parties concerned with the treatment of the client.

Job Responsibilities
The Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC) assumes daily responsibility in the following areas:
1. Secure appropriate referrals from other service provider agencies and make such referrals.
2. Conducts client intake assessments.
3. Conducts chemical dependency program orientation sessions.
4. Assesses individuals’ degree of drug dependency by collecting and analyzing urine samples.
5. Interviews clients, review records and confer with other professionals to evaluate individuals’ mental and physical condition to determine their suitability for participation in specific programs.
6. Develops and provides client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience and client histories.
7. Conducts individual or group therapy for clients with drug and alcohol dependency.
8. Coordinates counseling efforts and establishes effective working relationships with mental health professionals or other health professionals, courts, other agencies and community resources.
9. Modifies treatment plans to comply with changes in client status.
10. Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with and supporting clients or patients; and keep them informed of treatment plan progress.
11. Reviews and evaluates clients’ progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans.
12. Completes and maintains accurate records or reports regarding the patients’ histories and progress, services provided or other required information.
13. Participates in case conferences or staff meetings.
14. Other duties that may be assigned.

Essential Qualifications
1. Current certification from IBADCC as a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC) OR Idaho Student of Addiction Studies (ISAS)
2. Must be 19 years of age, have a high school degree or equivalent, have a valid driver’s license and be bondable to meet state care and transportation requirements.
3. Ability to think and work independently or with direction, and communicate effectively with clients, family members, external agencies, courts and medical personnel.

Contact: Kelly Smothers MS, ICADC
Phone: 208-595-2284
Address: 215 West Yakima Street Suite 2 Jerome, Id 83338
Email: kellyvcc24@gmail.com

 

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Location: Pocatello/Blackfoot, ID
Posted 01/22/2016

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Redford Counseling & Family Services is looking for a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in the Pocatello/Blackfoot Area – CADC/ACADC will be required to complete GAIN Assessments and facilitate both daytime and evening Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Groups.

Requirements:
1. Must have minimum of CADC, ACADC, or be licensed as a qualified professional with the State of Idaho, with an LCPC, LMSW, LCSW, AMFT or LMFT.
2. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team providing substance abuse treatment, assessments and treatment planning, recovery support services, life skills and case management to adults, co-occurring cases, in an outpatient setting. This would include individual and group interventions.
3. Must be able to pass a criminal history background check through the State of Idaho.
4. Must be willing to work daytime and/or evening hours.
5. CPR/First Aid certification is preferred but not required.
6. Experience working with Trauma is preferred but not required.
7. Bilingual capabilities are preferred but not required

Pay is per billable hour/DOE

Please apply by emailing resume to redfordcounseling@gmail.com

 

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Location: Kuna, ID
Posted 01/11/2016

Case Manager

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is excited to announce employment opportunities with the Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP) Facility.

The rewards of working for MTC go far beyond a paycheck. We offer a rewarding work experience, competitive compensation and benefits, and a culture that cares about employee satisfaction and business professional growth.

We are currently looking for Outstanding Case Managers!

The Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program (CAPP) Facility is focused on providing offenders with programming designed to help them with personal growth for re-entry into the community. Our staff environment is built on a shared vision of teamwork, learning, and professional development. Join our team and make a difference. We offer competitive wages and a great benefits package-including education assistance!

Position Summary: Reports to the Deputy Warden of Programs. Responsible for planning, coordinating, and documenting professional individual and group counseling program for assigned offenders, and serves as the community resource liaison for post-release planning, and participates in the treatment team in compliance with Management and Training Corporation (MTC) and Idaho Department of Corrections (IDOC).

Essential Functions:
1. Review detailed background file and conduct personal interview to analyze and recommend a program for each assigned offender.
2. Develop a case plan for each assigned offender.
3. Provide direct aid to offenders with personal needs or problems, including sickness, injury, family problems, and other issues.
4. Provide ongoing educational, vocational, personal and social adjustment support on an individual and group basis. Recommend necessary program modifications throughout each assigned offender's stay.
5. Conduct ongoing evaluation of progress in offender's case plan, and write progress reports. Coordinate problem cases and point out areas in which guidance and development techniques can be improved.
6. Maintain documentation and records.
7. Utilize new concepts and approaches; recommend and conduct training sessions and conferences to develop greater proficiency among staff in areas of guidance and social adjustment.
8. Recommend medical or psychiatric evaluation for emotional or psychological problems. Evaluate results and take remedial action as warranted.
9. Assist in the evaluation of facility services for offenders and recommend modifications for improvement.
10. Participate in program delivery as needed
11. Assist offenders in re-entry efforts in partnership with IDOC probation/parole officers and other community resources.
12. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
13. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in social services, preferably in counseling or social services. May substitute for a four (4) year bachelor degree in social services approximately two (2) years professional experience as a drug & alcohol treatment professional or similar experience in a helping professional, i.e. social work, psychosocial rehab, behavioral/mental health, etc.

Valid driver's license in the state of Idaho with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Employment subject to IDOC and MTC background check.

Post-Hire Qualifications and Training Requirements: Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

All applications must be submitted at www.mtcjobs.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

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