The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Counselor - Minneapolis ARC

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Job ID
    2018-5411
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Adult Rehabilitation
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center is accepting applications and resumes for the position of Counselor for an all male facility.

    Responsibilities

    Duties would include:

     

    Conducting in depth intake interviews with newly admitted beneficiaries, assisting beneficiaries with understanding and overcoming social and emotional problems, through individual and group counseling, designing and managing individual treatment plans for beneficiaries, monitoring beneficiaries to evaluate the effectiveness of the rehabilitation program and adapt the treatment plan as needed, maintenance and security of active beneficiary files, securing appropriate background information from other agencies and institutions, filing case material as it is reviewed and recording counseling summaries in a timely fashion, preparing formal work therapy evaluations and work adjustment reports at intervals established by the center policies and procedures, planning for and participating in inter-agency conferences on individual beneficiaries as needed, attending all program staff meetings and case conferences, providing statistical information to the personnel responsible for the preparation of the monthly reports, assessing spiritual needs of beneficiaries, conducting classes and group sessions for beneficiaries in Chemical Dependency Education and Relapse Prevention as assigned, participating in In-Service Training and local seminars/workshops to enhance clinical skills  and supporting the mission statement of The Salvation Army.

    Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:

     

    Minimum B.A. degree from accredited college or university plus a minimum of two years related experience and/or training in addictions counseling.

     

    Language Skills:

     

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from beneficiaries, agencies or the community.  Ability to effectively present information to administration, beneficiaries and/or public groups.

     

    Reasoning Ability:

     

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of materials funished in written, oral or schedule form.

     

    Clerical/Mathematics Skills:

     

    Abilities to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

     

    Computer skills in word processin and data management

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

     

    State or national certification as an addictions counselor

     

     

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