Treatment Counselor, Outpatient Services - Volunteers of America of Ohio & Indiana
- 18-Oct-2018 to 17-Nov-2018
- - Volunteers of America of Indiana
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- $45,000 to $50,000/ year
- Full Time
This position is an opportunity to join a cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary team on the forefront of combating the multifaceted mental health and addictions issues facing our community. Within this position, the treatment counselor will have opportunity to be creative in treatment approaches, work with a wide range of populations, and grow within the agency.
The Treatment Counselor is responsible for providing mental health and substance abuse treatment to individuals through programs including Federal Drug Aftercare, Recovery Works, and various insurance providers.
Volunteers of America of Indiana is one of 35 affiliates of Volunteers of America which was established in 1896. At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are comprised of nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential nation-wide. For over 115 years, we have taken on the most difficult tasks to help the most underserved.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform assessments, individual, and group substance abuse treatment to assigned clients.
• Develop individual treatment plans and maintain individual client files according to VOA, FDA/BOP, Medicaid, CARF, DHMA, and grant provider's standards.
• Operate in a trauma-informed manner
• Maintain a high level of cultural competence
• Coordinate referrals with referral sources
• Provide ongoing office-based treatment
• Provide mental health care for the local jail population
• Maintain positive working relationships with contractors, referral sources, area service providers and regulatory agencies.
• Produce timely and accurate reporting and billing
• Protect client rights and confidentiality in accordance with VOA policies
• Develop new referral relationships
• Work on a multi-disciplinary team
• Link client with needed services, resources, and supports in the community.
• Perform other duties as assigned
The position requires a Master's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice and a LMHC, LCSW, or LMFT license is preferred. Additionally, two years of experience working therapeutically with populations whose difficulties border on the criminal justice system, the ability to conduct individual and group counseling, complete assessments, develop resources, and maintain client records is essential. Some evening hours are required.
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