Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Therapist
Responsibilities: Providing Assessments, individual psychotherapy, psychoeducation, case management, referral and linkage to adults in the jail and recently released from the jail with substance use disorders. Psychotherapy services include enhancement of: psychological and social functioning; self-esteem; coping abilities; vocational, educational and social opportunities. Performs diagnostic and assessment specific to SUD treatment. Develops and maintains Individual Service Plans. Provides client with linkage to appropriate resources, including MAT programs in the community and case management. Services are provided in an integrated manner and appropriate level of intensity. Timely and assertive referral and linkage a priority outcome for this position.
Develops and maintains relationships with the jail staff and re-entry personnel. Develops and maintains relationships with referral sources- where clients will be linked upon release. Performs related administrative functions including attending external trainings as directed. Attends designated meetings. Consults in program planning and evaluation. Works collaboratively with team members to market and promote agency treatment options for patients with substance use disorders. Completes all required case documentation, including referral documentation requires and collateral contacts following agency policy and best practices.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Substance Abuse or closely related field. LCDC2/LCDC3/LICDC required with a minimum of 2 years' experience in SUD field. LSW/LISW/LPC/LPCC/MFT preferred. Direct Supervisor: SUD Supervisor