- Full-time, exempt, salaried
- Provide support and aid women and their families in overcoming substance abuse addiction and developing positive family skills.
- Reports to the Clinical Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Interview clients to determine nature and degree of substance abuse problem and develop treatment plans;
- Secure information, such as medical, psychological and social history contributing to client’s situation;
- Assist clients, both individually and in groups, to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems and client’s part in creating those attitudes;
- Facilitate groups focusing on addiction, relapse prevention and twelve steps.
- Assist client progress by giving appropriate assignments, offering feedback in groups and tracking progress throughout program;
- Compile records and prepare reports, includes documenting client’s care, activities, progress toward recovery, or lack of, etc., and monthly staffing reports;
- Develop and update individual client charts including assessments, contracts, service agreements, release forms, treatment plans, drug screen results, medical information and discharge forms;
- Refer clients to community resources and other organizations;
- Observe client’s daily living and parenting skills and redirect and/or teach skills where needed;
- Complete weekly 1:1 sessions with assigned clients;
- Communicate with each client’s Child Protective Service caseworker, advising them of each client’s progress and/or problems and/or goals;
- Follow up with referrals written on assigned clients and give appropriate consequences for behavior;
- Provide van transportation for clients;
- Follow-up client’s case with home visits, telephone calls, attending meetings and providing assistance as appropriate;
- Accurately document all interactions with client in the Electronic Medical Record;
- Attend staff meetings, weekly treatment team meetings, and in-service training programs.