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