Substance Abuse Clinician

Boston, MA 02101

Posted: 11/28/2018 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Job Number: 106194 Pay Rate: $20.00

Our client in Boston is seeking a Substance Abuse Clinician with their MSW to provide quality substance abuse counseling services according to the program’ s established policies and procedures.  The Substance Abuse Clinician accepts assigned program participants and, conducts bio-psycho-social assessments for use in treatment planning and aftercare referrals. The incumbent conducts individual and group sessions and participates in the development of group content.  The Substance Abuse Clinician works closely with intake case manager and aftercare coordinator to assist in discharge planning and placement including the development of community supports.  The Substance Abuse Clinician is expected to accurately complete all required documentation within CareLogic (the electronic health record), to ensure the client electronic clinical record is complete, and to keep client progress notes up-to-date at all times.   You will also assist in crisis prevention/intervention and milieu management.  

·         Masters in social work, counseling, psychology or mental health

·         Minimum of one (1) year of supervised substance abuse experience  

·         Extensive and demonstrated knowledge of substance abuse, group process, homeless issues and community resources, including HIV/AIDS and mental health

·         Experience in completing assessment and individual and group therapy to adults with addictive and mental health  disorders

·         Experience with facilitating didactic and cognitive groups

·         Knowledge of developmental stages through the life span and gender specific issues

·         Knowledge of or willingness to use Motivational Interviewing techniques

·         Knowledge or experience working with self-help programs

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to manage high volume of client related paperwork

·         Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Data base and Outlook

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